Early Childhood Resources

Includes information on the Bridge Assessment, presentations and handouts, OWL book symbols, ERF Grant materials, and other materials.

The Bridge Assessment
The Bridge is an early literacy and language assessment framework based on observation and portfolio development/analysis. Several documents including an experimental version of the Bridge Assessment Tool can be downloaded by clicking on the files below.
Family Support
Handouts from Presentations
Includes handouts on Bridging the Gap, Foundations: NC Early Leaning Standards, early literacy, family foundations, learning the ABCs, development milestones, phonological awareness, prosocial behavior, talking, and writing.
PowerPoint Presentations
Includes powerpoint presentations on Best, Early Literacy, Early Reading First workshops, Literacy Assessment, Prosocial Behavior, and Emergent Literacy.
Tactile Symbols for OWL Books
Additional Materials
Includes Boardmaker files, resource lists, book lists, teacher guides, OWL book symbols, Crowd in the Car poster, and Get Ready for School Booklets.
Teacher Resources