Science of Reading (Defining Guide)

Science of Reading (Defining Guide)

This eBook from The Reading League provides a firm definition of what the science of reading is, what it is not, and how all stakeholders can understand its potential to transform reading instruction. Digital copy citation: 1st within text citation: (The Reading League [TRL], 2022) Subsequent text citations: (TRL, 2022).

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New Worlds Reading Initiative

New Worlds Reading Initiative

New Worlds Reading is Florida’s free at-home literacy program to help eligible VPK through 5th grade students in Florida bolster literacy skills, build reading confidence, and foster a lifelong love of reading. Each month, eligible kids receive a free book tailored to their interests with resources and activities for caregivers and children to use together. The UF Lastinger Center for Learning administers the program and selected Scholastic as a partner. Books are selected in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education and are available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, and braille. For more information, visit newworldsreading.com.

University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning

University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning

The UF Lastinger Center for Learning improves the quality of teaching, learning, and caregiving. We research, develop, and scale equitable educational innovations for adults and children that put all learners on trajectories for lifelong success. We provide professional development in early learning, literacy, and mathematics.

Approved Early Literacy Courses

Approved Early Literacy Courses

Pursuant to Section 402.305(2)(d)5., F.S., all child care personnel must complete a single course of training in early literacy and language development of children ages birth through five years that is a minimum of five clock hours or .5 CEUs. Early literacy training must be completed within 12 months of date of employment in the child care industry. Proof of completion may be documented on a certificate of course completion, classroom transcript, or diploma.

Approved Early Literacy Courses

Child Care Training Course Catalog

This catalog contains early childhood courses, which can be found throughout Florida. Training course topics include; behavioral and social-emotional development, child welfare, developmentally appropriate practices, early intervention, rules and regulations, supporting special needs, and much more.