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Play Your Way to Literacy: A Mother Goose on the Loose Training Workshop

$40 and up - Join us for a lively workshop with Mother Goose on the Loose! Betsy Diamant-Cohen, creator of MGOL, will give us tips on providing playful experiences for children in our communities. This workshop will provide professional development by: building literacy, social, and emotional skills through play, exploring the science behind play and its importance in our programs and activities, and practicing multiple ways to include play in story times and circle times.

10/24/2017
When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
8:30 AM
Where: Boone County Public Library, Main Branch
1786 Burlington Pike
Upstairs Meeting Room
Burlington, Kentucky  41005
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422 ext 10


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Play Your Way to Literacy

A Mother Goose on the Loose Training Workshop

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
9:00am-4:00pm
Boone County Public Library, Main Branch
1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington KY


Who Should Attend?

Children's Services staff who create programming 

Any staff responsible for story time programming

Competencies Covered

Children's services outreach

* Designs and implements library services and spaces to meet the needs and interests of children in the community.

Children's programming 

* Designs, implements and sponsors library programs that offer information, special skills or entertainment for children and their families and caregivers.

Description:

Play is important, and all children need it!  This lively workshop is both playful and filled with tips on providing playful experiences for the children in our communities. This workshop will provide professional development by building literacy, social and emotional skills through play, exploring the science behind play and its importance in our programs and activities, and practicing multiple ways to include play in story times and circle times.  

Topics covered will include:

Value of Play- Research and Findings
Ages and Stages of Play
Play and Storytime
The Types of Play
Ways to improve the quality of children's play
Practical tips for adding more play

Agenda:

8:30am Doors Open

8:30am to 9:00am  Registration, Breakfast, and Introductions

9:00am to 12:00pm Workshop Begins

12:00pm to 1:00pm  Lunch

1:00pm to 4:00pm  Workshop Resumes

4:00pm  Workshop Ends

Speaker Biography:

Creator of the Mother Goose on the Loose early literacy program, Betsy Diamant-Cohen, MLS, DCD is known for educating children’s librarians by combining research findings with practical programming. Based on her experiences working as a children’s librarian in public libraries and children’s museums for more than 25 years, Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen believes that the best way to learn is through play.

Price:

Employees of Supporting Member Institutions - $40

Members in our Ohio service area - $50

Students - $45

Everyone Else - $60


Food:

"Grab and Go" Breakfast and Box Lunches -

Food and beverages are included in the cost. We can accommodate many special food requests. When you register, you will be given food choice options and a write-in area if you need to explain more.

Sponsored in part through LSTA funds awarded by the State Library of Ohio.

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