Thursday, February 5, 2015

What's Your Early Literacy Score?

Download the Early Literacy Scan
The Collaborating Partners Early Literacy Advisory Group from developed a tool to help you reflect on early literacy practices in your library.  Designed for teachers and other early childhood practitioners (like librarians!), this tool was developed to accompany the Supporting Language and Early Literacy at Home and in Early Childhood and Community Settings professional development sessions available at

Directions for Use: Consider each of the items listed. Before rating yourself or your teaching partners/assistants on any item, reflect on your daily practices and identify observable evidence, or lack of, that supports the ranking you give yourself/your teaching partners/assistants. Once you have completed the form, review your ‘profile’ and use this information to complete the Action Plan.