Welcome to Nellie Edge Excellence in Kindergarten and Early Literacy
This teacher-friendly site is designed to extend the joyful,
accelerated literacy strategies shared in our professional development
seminars, keynote presentations, and workshops. Here we honor master
teachers who create high engagement in learning—infusing
meaning-centered literacy with music, art, drama, dance, and sign
Enjoy a plethora of free resources
that support excellence in early literacy. They’re all designed to help
you celebrate language and honor childhood by taking advantage of how
the brain learns best.
We are excited to share our
featuring joyful accelerated literacy research and practices. You can
print entire books or single pages in full-color or black and white.
We’re sure you’ll agree that the photos, “Kid Writing”, and the
children’s art are quite wonderful.
We invite you to use our growing collection of “Just Right: I Can Read” Little Books
including Mother Goose rhymes, finger plays, and Read and Sing Little
Books™ to expand the library for your emergent and independent readers.