- Learn the different developmental stages of children between ages 0-5.
- Acquire new ideas to incorporate into existing early literacy programming in their library.
- Identify the Five Practices (Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library®) in their current and future programming and use developmental tips to point them out to adult program participants.
- Gain an understanding of best library practices when creating early literacy programming.
Who Should Attend
This webinar will be presented by ALSC's Early Childhood Programs and Services Committee members Betsy Diamant-Cohen, Pamela Hamlin, and Brooke Newberry.
Based on her experiences as a children’s librarian in public libraries and children’s museums for more than 25 years, Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen believes that the best way to learn is through play. Developer of the nationally-replicated “Mother Goose on the Loose” (named a “National Early Literacy Best Practice” in 2015), Betsy enjoys presenting training workshops, webinars, and online courses for librarians. Member of the ALSC Early Childhood Services and Programs Committee, her website is www.mgol.net and Twitter handle is @MGOtL.
How to Register
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