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Jun 03

Every Child Ready for School: Helping Adults Inspire Young Children to Learn

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 1:36 PM by Brian Herder

EveryChildReadyforSchool
Every Child Ready for School: Helping Adults Inspire Young Children to Learn
ALA Editions, 2013
By Dorothy Stoltz, Elaine M. Czarnecki, and Connie Wilson
ISBN: 978-0-8389-1125-9

The topic of early literacy continues to gain momentum in educational circles. But early literacy storytimes are only one way libraries can contribute. The authors of this innovative training handbook offer many more. Reflecting the combined expertise of a reading specialist, an outreach librarian, and an early literacy trainer, Every Child Ready for School keeps libraries at the forefront of early literacy and school readiness information delivery. Focusing on training the caregiver, this handbook
  • Explains how to help day-care providers, homeschoolers, and others who care for young children foster school-readiness skills among their charges
  • Arms librarians with a step-by-step workshop model, with tips on implementing and evaluating the program
  • Provides guidance for coordinating workshops with other library early literacy initiatives
  • Includes resources and activities to share with participants
Presenting models which can be easily adapted to state-mandated school-readiness requirements, Every Child Ready for School helps libraries fashion their own innovative community early literacy outreach programs.

Tag(s): youth