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NHSA head start librarians diversity Cen Campbell and Karen Nemeth 2014

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    • LINKS WITH LIBRARIES: THE SURPRISINGLY DIVERSE WAYS LIBRARIES ARE SUPPORTING SCHOOL READINESS NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION 2014 Cen Campbell – www.littleelit.com Karen Nemeth – www.languagecastle.com
    • Who Are We?
    • Cen Campbell, LittleeLit.com
    • Karen Nemeth, Language Castle LLC
    • Why Links With Libraries? ●  Untapped resources ●  Informal Learning Environment ●  Funding opportunities ●  Highly trained staff ●  Access to materials & technology ●  We WANT to partner with you!
    • Who Are You? ● Are any of you already partnering with your local library?
    • What are key factors contributing to the Early Learning Gap? ● Poverty – may not be able to attend preschool ● Funding cuts – spaces in subsidized programs like Head Start eliminated ● Language barriers – newcomer families may not understand what library and/or early childhood ed has to offer
    • How can Libraries help? ◦  Storytime & More! ◦  Apps & eBooks ◦  Diverse content
    • Supporting Diversity ●  Diverse representation in library programs & materials ●  New media offers new ways to support diverse populations
    • What are some key assets early childhood educators bring to collaboration? ● Knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice ● Knowledge of literacy standards and requirements in their state/community ● Access to child development and early literacy research ● Connections to every day curriculum
    • What are some key assets children’s librarians bring to collaboration? ● Specialty in planning & implementing early literacy/early learning programs ● Access to different sources for diverse materials, apps and ebooks ● Freedom from classroom responsibilities ● Mobility ● Innovative program ideas ● Partnership opportunities
    • Whole Child, Whole Community
    • Early Literacy, Early Learning
    • Play: It’s How Kids Learn
    • July 12, 2013 Dixon Public Library is proud to announce its new iPad and Children’s Storytime Technology Grant. This grant has allowed us to purchase new iPads, laptops, com- puters, and multimedia tools specifically for the use and enjoyment of pre-school through school-aged children. This program is set to roll out in late Fall and we will announce new program offerings on our website and Facebook page. Please stay tuned!
    • Every Child Ready to Read, 2nd Ed. ●  Parent engagement program for children 0-5 ●  Bilingual Programs ●  Parent Handouts & Resources
    • Mother Goose on the Loose ●  Musical parent engagement program for children 3 & under ●  Bilingual Programs ●  Felt Board MGOL App
    • Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network – Early Learning Collaborative http://earlylearningcollaborative.org
    • Three Little Pigs – www.analomba.com
    • New Media Bilingual Storytime —Carissa Christner, Madison, Wisconsin —Outreach storytimes to preschools —Looks for book apps with Spanish translation —Count the Animals & Four Little Corners
    • Digital-Storytime.com ●  —App reviewers working directly with librarians
    • We recommend working with libraries to: ●  Access materials & expertise at your local library ●  Adapt school & library programs to more closely match the requirements of the local schools where your kids will soon attend ●  Serve all young children & their families wherever they are
    • Please stay in touch ● Follow LittleeLit.com for ideas about using digital learning tools for library literacy activities ● Follow Languagecastle.com for resources about supporting young dual language learners