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Supercharged Storytimes: An early Literacy Planning and Assessment Guide
 

Supercharged Storytimes: An early Literacy Planning and Assessment Guide (Paperback)

By Campana, Kathleen
By Mills, J. Elizabeth
By Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni

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Based on the groundbreaking research of VIEWS2-the first systematic study of storytimes done to date-this book recommends simple interactive ways to emphasize early literacy techniques and encourage children to use and practice their pre-reading skills while preserving the deligh...t inherent in storytime. And unlike many other storytime resources, the authors use the findings of VIEWS2 to offer guidance in performing assessment, as well as giving tips for planning and conducting storytimes. Put simply this book assists storytime presenters, children's librarians, and others involved with early literacy by* presenting ready-to-use planning tools based on early learning benchmarks with a clear focus on developmental stages; * demonstrating how to foster early literacy development by inserting the VIEWS2 early literacy domains into the five practices from the second edition of Every Child Ready to Read(R) @ your Library(R);* interweaving testimonials from storytime practitioners throughout the text to provide real-world insight; * showing how storytime presenters can connect with parents and caregivers to promote family engagement; * providing guidelines, worksheets, and recommendations for storytime assessment, with particular attention to self-reflection and peer-to-peer community learning; * highlighting professional development resources that encourage sharing and problem-solving within the larger community of children's and youth librarians; and* providing administrators with research-based evidence that supports current and future advocacy for early literacy in public library programming for children. Using this book's systematic approach, readers will be able to plan their storytimes with a clear idea of what to look for in the children they serve, and then continually improve how they meet the needs of their communities.
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ISBN 9780838913802
Publisher American Library Association
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780838913802
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher American Library Association
Imprint ALA Editions
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Campana, Kathleen
By Mills, J. Elizabeth
By Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni
Category Library & Information Services
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 279mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 027.6251
Weight 458g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Storytelling, Children's libraries - Activity programs - United States, Language arts (Early childhood) - Activity programs, Children's libraries - Activity programs, Children's libraries - Activity programs - Evaluation
NBS Text Library & Information Science
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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