Joyful Pathways to the Common Core
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.
Explore strategies for multisensory ABC and Phonics Immersion through this 30+ page eBook.
Children, both native speakers and English language learners, quickly build comprehension and letter/sound knowledge using this authentic literacy program. Building phonics—and life skills—by singing, signing, and reading is elegantly simple and joyful!