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Calendar | Early Childhood Literacy - Storytimes for Everyone!

Early Childhood Literacy

  • Saroj Ghoting Web Link to early lit dot net is an Early Childhood Literacy Consultant and national trainer on early literacy.
  • All day workshop for librarians in Pierre, SD on October 29th at the Holiday Express in Fort Pierre 9AM - 5PM
  • Please reserve seat and at register Search by course title.

Storytimes for Everyone! Adults as Partners in Developing Language and Literacy in Young Children

Training Includes:

  • overview of early literacy components including examples of the development from newborn to five-year-olds, the five practices (sing, talk, read, write, and play).
  • Techniques for planning storytimes that reaches adults and children and specific ideas for doing so.
  • How does addressing caregivers change your storytimes?
  • Learn how your early literacy enhanced storytimes become a catalyst for change in your community?
  • Participate in hands-on practice developing a literacy-enhanced storytime by building on what they already do in storytimes

If you have any questions, please give Kathleen Slocum a call at 605-773-8438 or email Email


Kathleen Slocum EMAIL
Continuing Education Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 2

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