Early Lit 101

My library is currently embracing a year of learning opportunities (YOLO), with different staff members presenting on different topics. I presented last week (and am presenting again this week) on how all staff can encourage early literacy practices throughout the library. My training is a mandatory training, with all 100 staff members required to attend. That means that I have a great opportunity to educate all staff about early literacy practices.


There’s not a lot of info in the actual Powerpoint, but I promise I talked a lot!

My presentation also included a touch-and-feel component where staff members got to use/touch/see early literacy materials and they had the chance to “sort” them after the Powerpoint into the five Every Child Ready to Read practices of read, write, play, talk, and sing.

If you have any questions or want to know more about this presentation, please feel free to contact me through email [simplykatie[at]gmail[dot]com] or via Twitter @storytimekatie.

5 comments on “Early Lit 101

  1. Elizabeth
    December 6, 2014 at 9:46 am #

    Well done, Katie! I may try to use your slides with staff as well, if that’s ok. Thanks!

  2. Andrea
    January 13, 2015 at 7:49 pm #

    Really nicely done Katie! Thank you for sharing.

    • Katie
      January 14, 2015 at 6:45 pm #



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