Develop College and Career Ready Literacy Skills from the Very Start

cl11156_siblingfeature_10850464With more than one-third of public school children in the United States reading below grade level, it is critical to position your early childhood education or Head Start program to build a strong foundation for literacy. To accurately predict successful outcomes, look to the nationally proven Literacy First Early Childhood Process—Catapult Learning’s research-based three-year literacy and change motivation process.

Unlike one-size-fits-all solutions, Literacy First…

  • Trains and coaches early childhood educators to utilize the best early childhood instructional practices in literacy and emergent reading comprehension
  • Includes only College & Career-Ready-aligned, child-friendly activities and learning materials
  • Meets all national criteria for reading program implementation
  • Is fully customizable to meet the needs of diverse student populations with varying needs

Build School Leader and Teacher Capacity

Based on a strong site relationship among administrators, directors, teachers, students, and a Literacy First expert, the Literacy First Early Childhood framework is customized to address the unique learning characteristics of young children while meeting the specific needs of your early childhood literacy program.

Literacy First’s training, resources and curriculum meet and exceed all national standards and assessments while supporting reading readiness and emergent reading comprehension skills. Over a three-year period, this comprehensive framework supports both early childhood educators and young learners to meet the challenges of the new standards for ELA and literacy.