Starting Strong shows teachers how to use four proven instructional approaches--standards based, evidenced based, assessment based, and student based--to improve their teaching practice in all areas of early literacy. Supported by evidence-based research and aligned to key tenets of the Common Core, the book also includes classroom-tested activities and children's literature suggestions for each area of literacy.
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In 2015, the Legislature enacted HB 3380, which created a new preschool model in Oregon and directed the Early Learning Division to administer the program. When the Legislature allocated funds to implement HB 3380, it directed the Early Learning Division to report back on implementation plans prior to release of the funds during the 2016 Legislative session (HB 5016).