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  1. children exposed to library outreach literacy training in preschool demonstrate more emergent literacy behaviors

    The results of the present study indicate that children who have been exposed to a library outreach literacy training in preschool demonstrate a greater number of emergent literacy behaviors and pre-reading skills and read significantly more words correct ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:11 - Libraries Matter

  2. children need high-quality language and literacy environments

    A 1998 report, Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children, conducted by the National Research Council, concluded that “preschool children need high-quality language and literacy environments in their homes and in out-of-home settings. The public li ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:12 - Libraries Matter

  3. public libraries offer positive literacy environments to children

    Although public libraries do not have the same day-to-day influence on young children as their daycare centers or homes, they offer positive literacy environments and nurturing settings that prepare preschool children for more structured learning situatio ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:14 - Libraries Matter

  4. By providing access to resources, libraries help children build early literacy skills

    By providing access to both print and nonprint resources, libraries can help children build their early literacy skills while enabling them to become familiar with the tools they will most likely be using in school. First Day of Class: The Public Library& ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:22 - Libraries Matter

  5. Library Programs are Excellent Strategies for School Readiness

    Library-based and –run lap-sitting programs, toddler times, preschool story times, adult literacy programs, access to educational video games, and general family programs are all excellent strategies for contributing to school readiness development. First ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:15 - Libraries Matter

  6. Libraries Improve Chidlren's Comprehension Skills, Language Development, and Creativity

    Children have further opportunities to improve comprehension skills, accelerate language development, and evoke creativity through extension activities, such as art, drawing, and cooking; large motor activities, such as dancing, parachute games, and obsta ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:17 - Libraries Matter

  7. Libraries are an ideal place to take on deficiencies in school readiness

    As libraries traditionally serve a wide spectrum of socioeconomic groups, they are in an ideal place to take on deficiencies in school readiness connected to low income and cultural differences. First Day of Class: The Public Library's Role in " ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 13:48 - Libraries Matter

  8. School Librarians’ Welcome Young Children into the Library

    It’s the school librarians’ responsibility and pleasure to welcome these young children into the library and develop programming that provides them with beginning literacy experiences. Such programming can create building blocks for success in reading thr ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:25 - Libraries Matter

  9. School library helps students' learning process

    Delaware, 2005: 98.2% of students were helped in their learning process by the school library when they had access to a full-time librarian, information literacy instruction, flexible scheduling and networked ICT [Information and Communications Technology ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 13:53 - Libraries Matter

  10. Schools with the highest reading test scores have a full time librarian

    Minnesota, 2003: 66.8% of schools with the highest reading test scores in grades 3-8 (ages 8-13) were where the librarian full time. Reading achievement was also related to increased school library programme spending. Effective School Libraries: Evidence ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 13:50 - Libraries Matter

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