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Redefining Individual Growth and Development Indicators

The authors noted that development of early literacy skills during the preschool years is associated with improved reading outcomes in later grades. One of these skill areas, phonological awareness, shows particular importance because of its strong link to later reading … Continue reading

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New directions for early literacy in a digital age: The iPad

In this paper, the authors discuss how iPads offer innovative opportunities for early literacy learning but also present challenges for teachers and children. The authors found variability in the ways iPads were used across two settings (Pre-K and children 7 … Continue reading

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Designing a Measurement Framework for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood Programs

The overall architecture and major components of a measurement system designed and evaluated to support Response to Intervention (RTI) in the areas of language and literacy in early childhood programs are described. This article describes (a) the general approach taken … Continue reading

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