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PCI Webinar - Supporting Kindergarten Preparedness

FREE for members (or $20 & up) - This overview covers kindergarten readiness for both common core and common core based curriculums as well as best practices for serving older preschoolers. We will look at what other libraries are offering and how you can meet the needs of these preschoolerss and their parents or caregivers.

1/31/2017
When: 2:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422


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PCI Webinar with Jill Burket Ragase

 

Supporting Kindergarten Preparedness

 

Special Time! Tuesday, January 31st, from 2:00 – 3:00pm

 

Competency: Children’s Services

Sub-Category: Establishes and pursues strategies to stay informed about current and relevant information resources to meet children’s evolving needs

 

The requirements for Kindergarten preparedness have increased exponentially in the past 5 years. Skills that were once gained in first grade are either incorporated into kindergarten curriculum or appear on suggested skills lists for incoming kindergarteners. What can the library do to support preschool learners and their parents prepare for kindergarten?

 

In this interactive webinar program, Jill Burket Ragase will cover the following topics:

 

·       What is Kindergarten readiness and how it is assessed

·       And overview of Every Child Ready to Read 2 (ECRR2), Success By Six initiatives with an emphasis on older preschoolers

·       Best Practices for literacy enhanced storytimes and programs targeting Kindergarten preparedness

·       What Kindergarten readiness programs and approaches look like in other libraries

·       Using your library’s website and social media outlets to promote Kindergarten readiness

·       Incorporating Kindergarten readiness into one to one interactions, reference questions, teacher collections, and readers advisory encounters

This overview covers kindergarten readiness for both common core and common core based curriculums as well as best practices for serving older preschoolers. We will look at what other libraries are offering and how you can meet the needs of these preschoolerss and their parents or caregivers.

 

 

Jill Burket Ragase ~ Biography

 

Jill Burket Ragase has worked as a Children’s Librarian and Collection Development Librarian in several states as an MLS Librarian and now is an independent library consultant and children’s services expert. She has made professional presentations at various professional conferences on children’s programming.

 

Cost

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions 
$20 for members in our Ohio service area 
$25 for everyone else

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