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STEM Early Childhood Resources

Use these resources to begin your exploration of math and science as a support for early literacy development.

Reading

bowling

The Math in Blocks (Erikson Institute)

Singing

children playing drums

Talking

"We don’t have to teach children to ask questions. That comes naturally. We have to not stop them. Because when a child sees a question no one else can see, he or she may find an answer no one else can find." -  Charlie McMillan / Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Playing

"If a child is to keep alive his or her inborn sense of wonder..., he or she needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with that child the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in."  -- Biologist Rachel Carson (Silent Spring)

Early Literacy Strategies

Click on the links below to learn more about the five familiar and easy-to-use practices than can develop language and literacy skills:

Talking

Singing

Reading

Writing

Playing

Writing

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