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Ohio Ready to Read: Early Literacy 101

This training provides essential early literacy information that is valuable for all staff who plan & present storytimes and other programs for children. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn, and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources and activities.

11/14/2016
When: Monday, November 14, 2016
Where: Licking County Main Library
101 W. Main St
Lower Level Storytime Rm
Newark, Ohio  43055
United States
Contact: Mandie Burns

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Dear colleagues,

Ohio Ready to Read presents its FREE hands-on early literacy training workshop! Open to all Ohio public library workers:

Early Literacy 101
2 sessions: Monday, November 14th & Monday, November 21st
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Licking County Main Library (101 W. Main St., Newark 43055), meet in the lower level storytime room

Please mark your calendars if you haven't yet attended an Ohio Ready to Read Early Literacy 101 workshop. This training provides essential early literacy information that is valuable for all staff who plan & present storytimes and other programs for children. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn, and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources and activities. The workshop covers the Six Early Literacy Skills presented in the PLA/ALSC Every Child Ready to Read(r) 1st edition, and the Five Early Literacy Practices presented in the 2nd edition, along with other early literacy concepts and storytime tips. Ohio Ready to Read trainer Mandie Burns, Head of Children's Services at Licking County Library, will lead the workshop.

 

Early Literacy 101

This is a hands-on workshop to help library staff build a firm foundation in early literacy. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn, and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources and activities. The workshop covers the Six Early Literacy Skills presented in the PLA/ALSC Every Child Ready to Read® 1st edition, and the Five Early Literacy Practices presented in the 2nd edition, along with other early literacy concepts and tools. The instructor will help attendees get ready to offer early literacy storytimes and become well-equipped to work with parents and community partners to share early literacy concepts and build community support.

Who will enjoy and benefit from this workshop?

  • Library workers who are new to children's services
  • Department managers or library directors with new children's services staff
  • Outreach staff
  • Newly degreed youth services librarians
  • Any library worker who wants a refresher course in early literacy


It is necessary to attend both dates to get the full training & receive CE credits. There will be one 15 minute break during each 3.5 hour session with snacks. Lunch is not provided. This workshop is free and you may register by contacting Mandie at MBurns@lickingcountylibrary.info<mailto:MBurns@lickingcountylibrary.info> with the name, library & email address for each person attending.

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