Have you ever heard a child say, "I
don't like reading! Reading is so boring!" How many times have you seen a
child put their head down, complain, or shut down when presented with a book?
To these children, reading is often seen as a chore or punishment rather than as a
source of joy. What can we do when
these children who dislike or struggle with reading need help? Make
webinar, Katie Lehman of the Muncie Public Library's Ready Readers program will explore a variety of methods used by the program to engage children in reading in
creative and fun ways. Participants will learn different ways that these
approaches can be incorporated into their own library's programming. 1 hr / 1 LEU
Presenter: Katie Lehman is the founding leader of the Muncie
Public Library's Ready Readers program, a free one-on-one literacy training and
reading tutoring service for children ages 1-12. She has spent the last 10
years working with children in various settings including preschools, after
school programs, and libraries.
Register here and the link to join the training will be emailed to you.
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