Storytimes for Everyone

Adults as Partners in Developing Language and Literacy in Young Children
Presented by Soroj Ghoting, Early Childhood Literacy Consultant

WHERE: M State Detroit Lakes, 900 Minnesota 34, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 9am to 5pm (lunch break from 12-1:00)
Morning refreshments will be provided.

DESCRIPTION: Enhance your storytimes by incorporating information for parents/caregivers. Includes overview of early literacy components including examples of the development from newborns to five-year-olds, the five practices (sing, talk, read, write, play), and techniques for planning storytimes that reach adults and children and specific ideas for doing so. How does addressing caregivers change your storytimes? How can your early literacy enhanced storytimes become a catalyst for change in your community? Hands-on practice developing a literacy-enhanced storytime by building on what they already do in storytimes.

ASSIGNMENT: Bring the following: 1.)Storytime Plan (can be hand written) 2. One book from the storytime.

Participants who do not present storytimes: Please bring one picture book that you enjoy and would use with a child any age between 2-5 years old.
NO ONE WILL BE PUT ON THE SPOT TO PRESENT A STORYTIME!

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This training has been made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [LS 00-13-0024-13] and the Minnesota Department of Education.

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