The Early Language and Literacy Pyramid is a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) that reflects the importance of a solid foundation. Each interactive tier includes practices and strategies that support your work. The targeted and intensive tiers provide you information needed to support some of our young learners.
Take a tour of the Early Language and Literacy Pyramid!
Click on each tier to learn more!
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Promoting Preschoolers’ Emergent Writing: Emergent writing is young children’s first attempts at the writing process. Teachers, professionals, and family members should use various ways to differentiate strategies to support children as they progress through each of the stages.
Tips on Learning to Talk: Learning to talk is a process that starts at birth, when a baby experiences how voices can sound. By 2 years old, most babies have a large vocabulary and can put words together to express their needs and ideas. This resource provides information on what you can do to encourage your baby’s ability to communicate.
Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center: Language Modeling and Conversations
The Hanen Centre: Early Literacy Corner
The First Words Project: 16 by 16