Early Literacy

  • California Preschool Instruction Network (CPIN)
    The purpose of the CPIN is to provide professional development and technical assistance to preschool teachers and administrators to ensure preschool children are ready for school. Information includes extensive resources on the Preschool English Learner language, literacy,  mathematics and local area training opportunities https://cpin.us/                                        

    Zero to Three
    is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. www.zerotothree.org.

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
    Online resources to help you further your research on literacy topics and gain new ideas to enhance children’s motivation to read. Resources for families are also available in English and Spanish. https://www.rif.org/

    National Institute of Early Education Research (NIEER)
    The goal of NIEER is to produce and communicate the knowledge base required to ensure that every American child can receive a good education at ages three and four. NIEER provides objective, nonpartisan information based on research. 

    California Preschool Learning Foundations -Volume 1
    The foundations can provide early childhood educators, parents, and the public with a clear understanding of the wide range of knowledge and skills that preschool children typically attain when given the benefits of a high-quality preschool program. www.cde.ca.gov\sp\cd\re\documents\preschoollf.pdf

    Child Care and Early Childhood Research Connections
    Research Connections offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use collection of more than 14,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. https://www.researchconnections.org/childcare/welcome