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Use storytime to model simple things parents can share with their kids to boost reading readiness.
Customized, age-appropriate curriculums mirror child brain development. Purchase individually or as a Complete Program for the best value.
Flash cards, growth charts, mini posters and more help caregivers share simple, deliberate behaviors with their children at home to boost literacy skills.
Take a closer look at The Very Ready Reading Program. You’ll see how all 3 curriculums follow a consistent format, yet feature customized content based on each age group’s developmental needs.
Date: April 2, 2014
Time: 3:00pm ET / 2:00pm CT
Unsure how best to involve parents in developing their children’s literacy skills? Gain insights from 2 experts. They’ll introduce you to small changes that set the stage for children’s future academic success.
Sue McCleaf Nespeca
Kid Lit Plus Consulting
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Dr. Pam Schiller
Kid Lit Plus Consulting
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The Very Ready Reading Program provides 3 age-appropriate curriculums, spanning birth-age 5. The program's storytime scripts, presenter tip sheets and caregiver resources are based on the expertise of two renowned industry leaders — Sue McCleaf Nespeca and Dr. Pam Schiller.
Sue McCleaf Nespeca has more than 30 years of experience in youth services library work. She heads Kit Lit Plus Consulting, providing training and consulting services to librarians, teachers and early childhood educators. She is also an adjunct instructor at Kent State University's Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences in Ohio.
Dr. Pam Schiller is an early childhood consultant and academic leader. Pam was a child-care administrator for several years and also taught in the public school system as a kindergarten teacher. She served as head of the Early Childhood Department at the University of Houston, where she also directed the Lab School.
"I believe in The Very Ready Reading Program. I'm seeing more and more parents and children come to storytimes and get excited about books."
Early Literacy Coordinator,
Vernon Area Public Library
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