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Literacy

Structured literacy and the Science of Reading




SEEDS of Early Literacy

The SEEDS of Early Literacy is an educational framework. The SEEDS acronym represents what matters most - quality interactions between children and adults. When children engage in SEEDS quality interactions, they are more likely to enjoy learning and continue on the road toward language and literacy.


​PELI® Assessment (3-5 year olds)

PELI® is a storybook-embedded assessment of essential pre-literacy and oral language skills needed for kindergarten. The PELI® assessment measures:

  • alphabet knowledge
  • vocabulary and oral language
  • phonological awareness
  • listening comprehension

Foundations of Reading Instruction & Intervention

A three-part learning series designed to provide educators with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to address a variety of students' needs in reading. Sessions will focus on Reading Foundations, Assessment, and Intervention.


LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

LETRS® provides K-12 educators with an in-depth understanding of the science behind teaching literacy and gives them the background and depth of knowledge to teach language and literacy skills to every student. Designed to be the cornerstone of a multiyear, systemic literacy improvement initiative, LETRS® is the most respected comprehensive professional development course for instructors of reading, spelling, and related language skills.