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Background information and resources for librarians


Every Child Ready to Read A joint early literacy project of the Association for Library Service to Children and the Public Library Association.

Saroj Ghoting's Storytime Share blog a great resource that provides storytime program ideas that use the six early literacy steps introduced by Every Child Ready to Read.

Jane Marino's Mother Goose Time presentation (PDF, SCLS member libraries only) from the September 9, 2005 Early Literacy Symposium.

Jane Marino's bibliography (PDF, SCLS member libraries only) from the September 9, 2005 Early Literacy Symposium.

Resources developed by University of Wisconsin - Extension Family Living Programs to help parents, grandparents and caregivers prepare young children for school.

Reading and language development suggestions for babies - 2rd graders from PBS Parents.

First Steps - School Library Journal.  Launched in 2003, First Steps articles are printed six times a year in School Library Journal.  The articles offer early learning and pre-literacy strategies.

Wisconsin Early Learning Standards, a listing of developmental expectations for children upon kindergarten completion supported by practice-based evidence and scientific research.  Sponsored by Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners.

 

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