Early Literacy

2016

  • The Effects of Background Speech on Early Word Learning pdf Learning in Complex Environments: The Effects of Background Speech on Early Word Learning (McMillan & Saffran, 2016).

2015

  • Achievement Gap in Reading is Present as Early as First Grade and Persists through Adolescence pdfAchievement Gap in Reading is Present as Early as First Grade and Persists through Adolescence (Ferrer et al., 2015)
  • Reading Instruction in Kindergarten pdfReading Instruction in Kindergarten: Little to Gain and Much to Lose (Carlsson-Paige, McLaughlin, & Almon, 2015).
  • The Benefits of Family Literacy Provision for Parents in England pdfThe Benefits of Family Literacy Provision for Parents in England (Swain, 2014)
  • Tracing Children’s Vocabulary Development from Preschool through the School-age Years pdfTracing Children’s Vocabulary Development from Preschool through the School-age Years: An 8-year Longitudinal Study (Song et al., 2015)

2014

  • Improving Reading Outcomes for Students with or at risk for Reading Disabilities pdfImproving Reading Outcomes for Students with or at risk for Reading Disabilities (Connor, Alberto, Compton, & O’Connor, 2014)
  • An Essential Component of Primary Care Pediatric Practice pdfLiteracy Promotion: An Essential Component of Primary Care Pediatric Practice (Council on Early Childhood/Pediatrics, June 2014)

2013

  • Sleep Consolidation Improves Word Learning Via Storybooks linkGoodnight Book: Sleep Consolidation Improves Word Learning Via Storybooks (Williams & Horst, 2014)
  • What We Know and What We Need to Understand Better pdfLearning to Read: What We Know and What We Need to Understand Better (Hulme & Snowling, 2013)
  • Letter and numeral identification: their relationship with early literacy and numeracy skills pdfLetter and numeral identification: their relationship with early literacy and numeracy skills (Neumann et al., 2015)
  • 10 Ways to Promote the Language and Communication Skills of Infants and Toddlers linkMore than Baby Talk: 10 Ways to Promote the Language and Communication Skills of Infants and Toddlers (Gardner-Neblett & Cranley Gallagher, 2013)
  • Supporting Families as Collaborators in Children’s Literacy Development pdfSupporting Families as Collaborators in Children’s Literacy Development (Parr, 2013)
  • The Ontario Ministry of Education research summaries linkThe Ontario Ministry of Education provides research summaries in the areas of literacy and numeracy (Inspire, The Journal of Literacy and Numeracy for Ontario). Some articles of interest may include: Supporting Families as Collaborators in Children's Literacy Development (Parr, 2013), Supporting Early Language and Literacy (Pelletier, 2011), etc

2012

  • Improving early literacy skills in linguistically diverse classrooms pdfReading dual language books: Improving early literacy skills in linguistically diverse classrooms (Naqvi et al., 2012)

2011

  • Schooling effects on preschoolers' self-regulation, early literacy, and language growth pdfSchooling effects on preschoolers' self-regulation, early literacy, and language growth (Skibbe, Connor, Morrison, & Jewkes, 2011)
  • Supporting Early Language and Literacy pdfSupporting Early Language and Literacy (Pelletier, 2011)

2010

  • Children's access to print material and education-related outcomes pdfChildren's access to print material and education-related outcomes: Findings from a meta-analytic review [Lindsay, 2010; Learning Point Associates for Reading is Fundamental (RIF)]
  • Effectiveness of selected supplemental reading comprehension interventions pdfEffectiveness of selected supplemental reading comprehension interventions: Findings from two student cohorts (Institute of Education Sciences, 2010)
  • Reading fluency pdfReading fluency (The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, 2010; Capacity Building Series)
  • Science and literacy in the elementary classroom pdfScience and literacy in the elementary classroom (The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat/Ontario Association of Deans of Education; Elliott, 2010)
  • Enhancing reading comprehension pdfWord study instruction: Enhancing reading comprehension (The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, 2010; What Works? Research in Practice Series)

2009

  • Enhancing vocabulary development for English Language Learners pdfA world of words: Enhancing vocabulary development for English Language Learners (The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, 2009; Capacity Building Series)
  • Let's talk about listening  pdfLet's talk about listening (The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, 2009; Capacity Building Series)
  • National strategy for early literacy pdfNational strategy for early literacy: Report and recommendations (Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network, 2009)

2008

  • Report of the National Early Literacy Panel pdfDeveloping early literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (National Institute for Literacy, 2008)
  • An evidence-based toolkit for the effective reading and writing teacher pdfFoundations for literacy: An evidence-based toolkit for the effective reading and writing teacher (Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network, 2008)