BestChoice: A Product Review Tool for Early Literacy Instructional Materials and Programs

Presenter: Kathleen Roskos and Brandi Noll

Tools for judging the design adequacy of early literacy instructional materials are few and far between, although very needed because teachers depend heavily on these resources to plan and guide their instruction. Addressing this gap, the Best Choice Tool is described and demonstrated. Reviews on some products are shared, and applications of the tool in various contexts are discussed.