Criss Cross Applesauce: Making Multiage Storytimes the Best They Can Be (ALSC sponsored workshop at ALA Annual 2011)
Speakers: Saroj Ghoting and Kathy Klatt, Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, Bloomfield, CO
Expand your understanding as you connect the dots between child development, early literacy skills and your storyitme. Demonstration storytimes will provide you with specific examples of best practices to criss cross through the threee developmental levels--newborn, toddler/two, preschool. As you plan and present multiage programs you become an articulate advocate to benefit children, prents, families and your community.
Continuous Storytime Model: Animals All Around
Too Much Noise storytime handout
Sequential Storytime Model: Where's the Beach?
Stages and Books
Early Literacy Model Magic
Whether you have already implemented projects using Every Child Ready to Read at your library or other early literacy programs or ifyou are just starting out, everying from front line staff to youth services administrators to library directors/trustees can benefit from teh experience of small, medium, and large libraries that have used different early literacy models to meet the needs of families. Presenters share research-based approaches/techniques that can be implemented anywhere.
Kathy Shahbodaghi, Columbus (OH) Metropolitan Library; Barbara Brand, Johnson County (KS) Library, Stephanie Bailey-White, Idaho Commission for Libraries
Powerpoint handout for Columbus (OH) Metropolitan Libary, Kathy Shahbodaghi
Powerpoint handout for Johnson County (KS) Library
Johnson County Program Questionnaire
Johnson County Alphabet Plan
Powerpoint handout for Stephanie Bailey-White, Idaho Commission for Libraries
ICL First Boook Evaluation Summary
ICL Parent Behavior Chart
ICL Lessons Learned