Early Learning through Play Library Programming for Diverse Communities

In this book, Kristin Grabarek and Mary R. Lanni—the pioneers of Little University, an early learning program that focuses on play-based learning—share their experiences and provide guidance for implementing similar programs at ...

Author: Kristin Grabarek

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440865833

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

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This creative guidebook teaches librarians in diverse communities how to develop and implement early learning programming beyond traditional storytimes. • Connects library programs to parents' desire for children to begin formal learning at an early age • Offers a blueprint for making play a sustainable early-learning program series for budgets big and small • Includes ideas for making early learning activities relevant to the six early literacy skills in a public library setting • Emphasizes how library programming can support early childhood development and prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond • Shares tips for marketing the program to parents and caregivers

Storytelling Art and Technique 5th Edition

Creating Literacy-Based Programs for Children: Lesson Plans and Printable Resources for K-5. ... Storytime and Beyond: Having Fun with Early Literacy. ... Early Learning Through Play: Library Programming for Diverse Communities.

Author: Janice M. Del Negro

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440872090

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 460

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This book serves as both a textbook and reference for faculty and students in LIS courses on storytelling and a professional guide for practicing librarians, particularly youth services librarians in public and school libraries. Storytelling: Art and Technique serves professors, students, and practitioners alike as a textbook, reference, and professional guide. It provides practical instruction and concrete examples of how to use the power of story to build literacy and presentation skills, as well as to create community in those same educational spaces. This text illustrates the value of storytelling, cover the history of storytelling in libraries, and offer valuable guidance for bringing stories to contemporary listeners, with detailed instructions on the selection, preparation, and presentation of stories. They also provide guidance around the planning and administration of a storytelling program. Topics include digital storytelling, open mics and slams, and the neuroscience of storytelling. An extensive and helpful section of resources for the storyteller is included in an expanded Part V of this edition. Offers readers a thorough overview of the role of story and storytelling in the library Gives a convincing argument for the value of storytelling Provides practical tips on selecting, preparing, and telling stories Presents insights on storytelling to specific populations, including children, young adults, and those with special needs Includes an extensive list of resources

Foundations of Library and Information Science Fourth Edition

Conversation Starter—identifying challenging community issues, creating forums for sharing opinions, and developing action ... In addition, IMLS has promoted libraries and museums in the area of early learning particularly in regard to ...

Author: Richard E. Rubin

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838913709

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 648

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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

are car-dependent and designed around single-dwelling homes, the Urban School community affords older children the ... literacy programs, preschools and childcare, for children aged 0Á5; community kitchens and conventional library ...

Author: Jennifer Miller

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 1847692168

Category: Education

Page: 290

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The growing cultural, racial and linguistic diversity in schools has changed the face of language teaching in many countries. This book presents theory and research by a group of internationally recognised scholars who address the issues and challenges for teachers and their students in increasingly plurilingual and multicultural classrooms.

Resources in Education

ED 426 75311 Multiple Perspectives on Play in Early Childhood Education . ... Inventive Ways of Bringing Communities , Their Stories and Audiences to Light ED 426 282 Output Measures for School Library Media Programs .




Category: Education


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Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

interpretative turn in play 180–81 intra-active pedagogy 88–89 investigation 68; see also project approach ... making through play 180–81 media center/library 165–66 metaphors for diversity 150 Mexican American community 9–10 middle ...

Author: Nancy File

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136640118

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Reexamined, Rediscovered, Renewed provides a critical examination of the sources, aims, and features of early childhood curricula. Providing a theoretical and philosophical foundation for examining teaching and learning, this book will provoke discussion and analysis among all readers. How has theory been used to understand, develop, and critique curriculum? Whose perspectives are dominant and whose are ignored? How is diversity addressed? What values are explicit and implicit? The book first contextualizes the historical and research base of early childhood curriculum, and then turns to discussions of various schools of theory and philosophy that have served to support curriculum development in early childhood education. An examination of current curriculum frameworks is offered, both from the US and abroad, including discussion of the Project Approach, Creative Curriculum, Te Whāriki, and Reggio Emilia. Finally, the book closes with chapters that enlarge the topic to curriculum-being-enacted through play and that summarize key issues while pointing out future directions for the field. Offering a broad foundation for examining curriculum in early childhood, readers will emerge with a stronger understanding of how theories and philosophies intersect with curriculum development.

Welcoming Linguistic Diversity in Early Childhood Classrooms

It is by extending our role to include community library services for families that we are able to play an even more ... ways that library programs and services in international schools can best meet the learning needs of their young ...

Author: Edna Murphy

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 1847693466

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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In schools where young English language learners speak a variety of home languages, welcoming them into the classroom can be very challenging for the teacher and her English-speaking pupils. This long awaited book, written by teachers well experienced in addressing the needs of this young and vulnerable group, will come as a boon to new teachers presented with a multilingual classroom for the first time.

Student Success and Library Media Programs

Naturally , the library can play a key role in these endeavors with strong diverse collections and large welcoming facilities in which ... They should provide early childhood education to give those students and families extra support .

Author: Lesley S. J. Farmer

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591580584

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

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Designed for school library media specialists, this book examines the factors that influence student achievement.

Adult Programs in the Library Second Edition

And a library program can be one of the best approaches to meeting these needs of our patrons. ... mission of the Mar- tin County (Florida) Library System is to: “Enhance the lifelong learning of our diverse community through education, ...

Author: Brett W. Lear

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838911404

Category: Education

Page: 280

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Programming is an important means of not only drawing new people to the library but also better serving existing patrons. Lear’s invaluable guide to adult programs is back—and better than ever, with refreshed, expanded content and new ideas to reinvigorate programs and give them a 21st-century spin. This edition includes Updated chapters on basics such as funding, crafting guidelines, topic selection, publicity, post-program evaluations, and more A new section on technology, with ideas for online book discussions, offering programs via Skype, and turning programs into podcasts Methods for tailoring programs for specific groups, such as men, baby boomers, and seniors A collection of "five-star" programs from libraries around the country that can be easily adapted Walking the reader through every aspect of adult programming, this new edition of a tried-and-true book is truly a librarian’s best friend.

Home School Connections in a Multicultural Society

Learning From and With Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families Maria Luiza Dantas, Patrick C. Manyak ... Focus is on play-based activities to support early learning and development. • Community agencies commit to provide programs ...

Author: Maria Luiza Dantas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135282129

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Educators everywhere confront critical issues related to families, schooling, and teaching in diverse settings. Directly addressing this reality, Home-School Connections in a Multicultural Society shows pre-service and practicing teachers how to recognize and build on the rich resources for enhancing school learning that exist within culturally and linguistically diverse families. Combining engaging cases and relevant key concepts with thought-provoking pedagogical features, this valuable resource for educators at all levels: Provides detailed portraits of diverse families that highlight their unique cultural practices related to schooling and the challenges that their children face in school settings Introduces key sociocultural and ethnographic concepts, in ways that are both accessible and challenging, and applies these concepts as lenses through which to examine the portraits Shows how teachers and researchers have worked with diverse families to build positive relationships and develop learning activities that incorporate children’s unique experiences and resources Disrupting deficit assumptions about the experiences and knowledge that culturally and linguistically diverse children acquire in their homes and communities, this book engages readers in grappling deeply and personally with the chapters’ meanings and implications, and in envisioning their own practical ways to learn from and with families and children.