Early Literacy Instruction (Birth-Elementary Grades)

Events

The Hornbook

1450 - 1650

Only Boys were taught to read

1500

Formal Didactic Techniques that were precursors to Modern Phonics approaches

1600 - 1700

Gingerbread Method of Teaching Alphabet

1600

Reading Through Memorization Of Alphabet, Versed, Rhymes.

1690 - 1899

Sentence and Story Method Readers Appear 1883-1925

1883

Phonics vs Look Say Approach

1967

Balanced Approach to Literacy

1996 - 2015

Digital Literacy for 21st Century Learners

2003 - 2015