E4A in Action

The Building Blocks of Early Literacy

Combating poverty in the earliest stages of life

3 September 2020

Introduction

Problems

Statistics

80%

of the achievement gap between middle-income and lower-income children accrues during the summer

29%

of kindergarten children in Alberta experience great difficulty in one or more areas of development

1 in 4

children in Canada grow up without books in their homes

Solutions

Myths and Reality

How to Help