Early Literacy is everything a child knows about reading and writing before he or she can read and write. They need to learn about sounds, words, language, books and stories. Below you will find links to early literacy resources, including three video modules that discuss the building blocks of language and the role of sound in early literacy.
The Ohio Department of Education held the second annual Literacy Academy on March 18 -19, 2019 for districts, schools, and early childhood providers working toward raising literacy achievement. The Literacy Academy provides professional learning to support the use of evidence-based language and literacy practices.
The Ohio Department of Education aims to increase student achievement through improving language and literacy outcomes for all students. A successful language and literacy framework is built on five interrelated components—teacher capacity, shared leadership, multi-tiered systems of support, parent partnerships and community collaboration.