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Author Stoltz, Dorothy,
Title Every child ready for school : helping adults inspire young children to learn / Dorothy Stoltz, Elaine M. Czarnecki, Connie Wilson.
Imprint Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, [2013]

Author Stoltz, Dorothy,
Subject Carroll County Public Library.
Libraries and caregivers -- United States -- Case studies.
Libraries and preschool children -- United States -- Case studies.
Readiness for school -- United States -- Case studies.
Child care workers -- Training of -- United States -- Case studies.
Early childhood education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Case studies.
Preschool children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Alt Name Czarnecki, Elaine M.,
Wilson, Connie, 1946-
Description 1 online resource (ix, 137 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131) and index.
Contents How children learn -- Harnessing the benefits of collaboration : libraries are natural community partners -- Carroll County's early literacy and school readiness training assessment project -- Intentional training -- Training with a light touch -- The power of workshops -- Planning and preparation -- The primary workshop -- Ongoing support and celebration -- Using best practices to customize your training package.
Summary Libraries have an incredible role in helping children develop a lifelong enjoyment of learning. This guide shows how Carroll County (Maryland) Public Library developed a program to train adults in promoting school readiness, with age-appropriate books, play materials, and learning opportunities.
The topic of early literacy continues to gain momentum in educational circles. But early literacy storytimes are only one way libraries can contribute. The authors of this innovative training handbook offer many more. Reflecting the combined expertise of a reading specialist, an outreach librarian, and an early literacy trainer, Every Child Ready for School keeps libraries at the forefront of early literacy and school readiness information delivery. Focusing on training the caregiver, this handbook Explains how to help day-care providers, homeschoolers, and others who care for young children foster school-readiness skills among their charges Arms librarians with a step-by-step workshop model, with tips on implementing and evaluating the program Provides guidance for coordinating workshops with other library early literacy initiatives Includes resources and activities to share with participants Presenting models which can be easily adapted to state-mandated school-readiness requirements, Every Child Ready for School helps libraries fashion their own innovative community early literacy outreach programs.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9780838996607 (electronic book)
0838996604 (electronic book)
9780838911259 (paper)
0838911250 (paper)
OCLC # 883631999
Additional Format Print version: Stoltz, Dorothy. Every child ready for school. Chicago : American Library Association, 2013 9780838911259 (DLC) 2012027259 (OCoLC)760990526

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