When: TODAY -Tuesday,August 28 – 1:00-2:00 p.m. Central
When: 1-2 p.m. Central Time
Guest: Saroj Ghoting, early literacy consultant
If you haven’t used Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR) yet and need a nudge—join us for…Continue
Added by Kathleen M Hughes on August 28, 2012 at 10:21am — No Comments
Sharing early literacy skills while reading a picture book out loud can be much more meaningful and gratifying if the reader participates in the experience--not just reading the words but reading the meaning.
For example: "Little bird thought and thought and thought about what to do." or "Little bird thought (spoken softly then a pause) and thought (spoken a little louder then a pause) and thought (spoken forcefully and then pause) about what...to...do!"
Added by Nancy R Wood on August 25, 2012 at 6:22pm — No Comments
Some of you alerted me today that there was some spam messages going out to Ning members. I've deleted/banned the two users who were obviously spammers, so hopefully that takes care of it. If you see any unusual activity, please let me know. I'll keep an eye on the Ning over the weekend.
Reading for Healthy Families posted their final evaluation report of a three year statewide early literacy project for Healthy Start/Healthy Families Oregon home visitors and Oregon children’s libraries, which used an adapted version of Every Child Read to Read @ your library to share information with families. See more details and links on our …Continue
Added by Sarah Hinkle on July 10, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments
Now posted on youtube are several video clips on early literacy asides for parents you can use in storytimes. They are produced by the Library of Virginia. Saroj Ghoting is the presenter and made the video clips for her online training on early literacy enhanced storytimes.
Added by Saroj Ghoting on June 24, 2012 at 1:07am — No Comments
So that our children's librarians can present the ECRR2 workshop when no laptops or projectors are available (which is much of the time), we created a set of placards for each branch. Each placard is laminated 11" x 17" card stock, with an ECRR2 slide on one side and the talking points on the other.
They are held together with binder rings. Librarians who are familiar with the workshop just keep the placards on the rings and flip them to show the parents the placards. Those who…Continue
Added by Eva Mitnick on June 14, 2012 at 6:15pm — No Comments
Here is the report of activities from the Joint committee overseeing Every Child Ready to Read 2 to the two Boards: ALSC and PLA.
Added by Judy Nelson on May 30, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments
Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library continues a commitment to research and introduces a powerful concept of constrained and unconstrained skill sets to our conversations with parents and caregivers. In this 90 minute webinar research, new ways to relate to our customers, partners, and community members using the new tools provided by ECRR are discussed. This is an archived webinar. The webinar can be found …Continue
Added by Judy Nelson on May 25, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments
This program was delivered at PLA 2012.
Training home child care providers to foster early literacy skills can powerfully impact the school readiness of three and four-year olds. Carroll County (MD.) Public Library's ground breaking scientifically based study used the High/Scope Early Literacy Skills Assessment tool to track the children's progress. This program shared information about formal and informal tools to gather information from providers and parents that can be useful to…Continue
Added by Judy Nelson on May 25, 2012 at 5:28pm — No Comments
This program discussed how the physical space and environment in youth areas affects children's early literacy and learning experiences. A panel of librarians shared ideas on how they applied the design principles to their facilities.
Handouts are available from the PLA 2012 Conference
Added by Judy Nelson on May 25, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments
This was a program at PLA 2012 presenting information on the "Fun with Science and Math for Parents and Children" workshop from the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library 2nd edition.
A panel of librarians shared their experiences in using the updated ECRR toolkit.
Handouts from the program are available on the PLA 2012 conference page.
Added by Judy Nelson on May 25, 2012 at 5:08pm — No Comments
Here is a link to some handouts and aids that might help you as you implement ECRR1
Added by Saroj Ghoting on May 8, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is currently featuring on its website 2 early literacy projects in Alaska and Kansas. See: www.imls.gov
Added by Terrie Weckerle on March 29, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments