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Ohio Ready to Read - Early Literacy 101Workshop

FREE - Children’s services specialists, outreach staff, and anyone who wants to learn about early literacy will enjoy and benefit from attending. The workshop emphasizes hands-on activities and easy-to-implement takeaways for storytimes and patron interactions. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn, and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources and activities.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/23/2020
When: Monday, March 23, 2020
9:00 AM
Where: Fairfield Lane Library
1485 Corydale Dr
Fairfield, Ohio  45014
United States
Contact: made possible by a grant from LSTA
513-751-4422


Online registration is available until: 3/20/2020
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Ohio Ready to Read - Early Literacy 101 Workshop

 

Early Literacy 101 is a free, full-day (6 contact hour) 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.
 
Early Literacy 101 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, kindergarten readiness, and early childhood learning concepts and tools, with an emphasis on how storytime, and other programs and activities already taking place at your library, support early learning.

The instructor will help attendees get ready to offer early literacy storytimes and to work with parents and community partners to share early literacy concepts, promote kindergarten readiness, 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

 

Early Literacy 101 Workshop Handouts

Competencies Covered (Competency Index for the Library Field):

  • Public Services Competencies
  • Children’s Services
  • Children’s Programming

Agenda:

8:45 Doors Open
9:00
Introductions and brief overview
9:30 
"The 5 Skills"
11:00
Break
11:15
"The 5 Skills" (continued)
12:00 
Lunch*
1:15 
"The 6 Practices"
2:30  
Break
2:45  
"The 6 Practices" (continued)
3:30  
Tying it all together

CEUs:

OLC accepts up to 6 CEUs

KDLA accepts up to 6 CEUs

ISL accepts up to 6 LEU/TLEUs

Price:

Free for Everyone!

 

Food:

*Lunch will not be provided, but you may bring your own or dine out at one of the area restaurants

 

 

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