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  • Literacy Essentials and Reading Network http://www.justreadflorida.com/LEaRN/ Opens in a new window

    The Literacy Essentials and Reading Network (LEaRN) is a free website for principals, reading coaches, and classroom teachers to access scientifically based reading instruction implemented in classrooms through video clips.

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    Source: LEaRN

  • www.FloridaStandards.org http://www.floridastandards.org/index.aspx Opens in a new window

    This is the official Florida K-12 Standards Web site. This site is the home of the approved new Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and course descriptions for grades K-12.

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  • Just Read, Florida! http://www.justreadflorida.com/educators.asp Opens in a new window

    The Just Read, Florida! Web site offers high quality professional development opportunities for teachers, reading coaches, and principals.

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  • VPK Teacher Toolkit http://www.flvpkonline.org/teacherToolkit/ Opens in a new window

    This toolkit is designed to meet the needs of directors, teachers, assistants, and parents to support early learning in the VPK classroom. All the information included in these folders aligns with the Standards for Four-Year-Olds. This toolkit may also guide decisions about professional development activities identified by directors.

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  • Accurate Sound Productions - Easy Opens in a new window

    It's important that teachers accurately produce sounds. A Speech-Language Pathologist introduces sounds that are the easiest to produce and includes tips for modeling these sounds in the classroom.

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  • Accurate Sound Productions - Harder Opens in a new window

    It's important that teachers accurately produce sounds. A Speech-Language Pathologist introduces sounds that are harder to produce and includes tips for modeling these sounds in the classroom.

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  • Accurate Sound Productions - Most Difficult Opens in a new window

    It's important that teachers accurately produce sounds. A Speech-Language Pathologist introduces sounds that are the most difficult to produce and includes tips for modeling these sounds in the classroom.

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  • Fun at Home with Preschoolers: Getting Ready to Read! http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/homeactivities.pdf [Español] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-sp/homeactivities-sp.pdf [Polish] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-pol/homeactivities-pol.pdf Opens in a new window

    Help your child to build knowledge, skills, and habits he or she needs to become a reader and writer later on.

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  • Getting Ready to Read and Write in Child Care http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/litenviron.pdf [Español] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-sp/litenviron-sp.pdf [Polish] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-pol/litenviron-pol.pdf Opens in a new window

    Simple ideas for creating a literacy environment.

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  • Literacy across the Preschool Curriculum http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/literacy.pdf Opens in a new window

    Children see many uses for reading when print materials are included in the play environment in meaningful ways.

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  • Sharing Books with Your Preschooler http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/bookspreschooler.pdf [Español] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-sp/bookspreschooler-sp.pdf [Polish] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-pol/bookspreschooler-pol.pdf Opens in a new window

    Children become motivated and learn about reading and writing when adults share books with them.

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  • Things to Do while You’re Waiting: Language and Literacy http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/languageandlit.pdf [Español] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-sp/languageandlit-sp.pdf [Polish] http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets-pol/langlit-pol.pdf Opens in a new window

    Playful learning activities can help reduce children’s impatience when they have to wait.

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