Storytimes for Everyone!
Call Number: Z718.3 .G565 2013
Publication Date: 2013-07-22
"Recognizing that informed, caring adults are critical to supporting early literacy development, this important resource builds on the concepts introduced in the second edition of the ALSC/PLA Every Child Ready to Read(R) initiative. Offering practical suggestions for incorporating early literacy information and strategies into the storytime setting, early literacy authorities Ghoting and Martin-D az ◗◗ Explain how young children develop knowledge critical for reading comprehension ◗◗ Discuss five vital storytime practices (singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing) which adults can be taught to use at home ◗◗ Present dozens of storytimes for babies/toddlers, twos, and preschoolers, that engage adults while keeping their children in focus ◗◗ Address how young bilingual children acquire language, and other current research Featuring a variety of songs, projects, and activities, this book can be used at the library, at home, or anywhere else storytimes take place."
Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals
Call Number: Z718.3 .P43 2009
Publication Date: 2008-11-30
Print & ebook format! Based upon materials used by this experienced children's library and university instructor, this is a vital and essential "how to" for doing storytimes.
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