Ohio Ready to Read presents its FREE hands-on early literacy training workshop! Open to all Ohio public library workers, Early Literacy 101 is coming to several Ohio locations between late August and early November 2018.
Become a Media Mentor for families with young children! Attend a Digital Media Literacy Training workshop.
Registration is open for fall workshops in Cleveland on September 7 and Worthington (Columbus area) on November 7. Space is limited. This free, one-day workshop will equip you to confidently assist parents and caregivers as they navigate the digital world. As a Media Mentor, you will guide families towards digital media experiences that promote positive and productive lifelong learning skills.
The Nation's Report Card provides important data for librarians to use in planning early literacy programs and other services for young children and their families.
Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), a national parent/caregiver outreach initiative, empowers public library workers to share early literacy knowledge with the caring adults in young children's lives. It was first rolled out in 2004, and is very familiar to children's services specialists. But what if you're a new children's librarian or specialist and you're hearing about ECRR for the first time? You've come to the right place! Check out our overview of ECRR and its Five Practices and Six Skills to get acquainted with the basics, them follow the links to learn more!