This fun, hands-on, one-day workshop teaches about early literacy and school readiness, explores scientific findings regarding child development, shows how to easily plan and present successful library programs for children under age three and their caregivers, and inspires participants to begin offering programs at their libraries.
” Understand the applied research on childhood brain development
” Experience a hands-on Mother Goose on the Loose session
” Master the structure and principles of Mother Goose on the Loose
” Learn how to create high quality early literacy programs
” Acquire techniques for engaging infants and toddlers
” Discovery new ways to educate and involve parents and caregivers
” Interact with colleagues to share knowledge and ideas.
Presenter: Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, creator of Mother Goose on the Loose®, was named a Mover and Shaker by Library Journal in 2004. Author of six books for children’s librarians, she has had experience working in libraries in the US and abroad for more than 25 years. She presents training workshops for librarians around the county, offers courses through Simmons College and the Ontario Library Association, and has spoken at numerous conferences.
Register on PLAN’s website.