Achievement Gap Resources From NCLE Smartbrief How some districts use digital tools in early-literacy instruction Several districts across the nation are incorporating technology into early-literacy instruction. Students in a California transitional kindergarten program use an iPad and stylus to practice writing letters. A Colorado third-grade class reads and discusses the same news content delivered in differentiated reading levels in the Achieve 3000 program. T.H.E. Journal (11/19) Share: