Emergent academic Skills

Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards

Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards – Birth – K

FL Learning and Developmental Standards – Age Four – Kindergarten


Creating Literacy-rich Early Childhood Environments 

Embedding Instruction of Early Literacy and Pre-academic Skills (from TATS Rock Your Classroom)

Supports and Strategies for Literacy and Writing Centers

Make Shared Reading More Powerful – Summary of Suggestions from Learning to Talk and Listen, a project by the National Institute of Literacy

Literacy Tips for preschoolers (Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing) from Ohio Department of Early Childhood

Read Repeat – Suggestions from Center for Early Learning and Literacy (pdf for download)

Talk, Read, and Sing Together Everyday (from Too Small to Fail, and Ideas that Work)


Development of Math Concepts – from Scholastic Teacher Resources

Ten Things Children Learn From Block Play


Pre-writing with suggestions for fine motor adaptations – from Miami-Dade Special Education Office

Embedding Writing and Print into Daily Routines – pdf – suggestions from Virtual Lab School of Ohio State University

Starting Write – Invented Spelling and Writing – pdf of suggestions from Center for Early Literacy and Learning – US Office of Special Education