Literacy 2030's focus for 2018-2019 is on grade-level literacy (Kindergarten-Grade 5). This webinar describes the trajectory of reading development from birth through age 8. Dr. Janice Gruendel and Keller Anne Ruble with the Institute for Child Success will describe key influences of Community Supports, High Quality Learning Environments, and Out of School Time and their impact on reading success. They will also describe collaborative work in North Carolina that has encouraged innovative partnerships and programs to facilitate positive outcomes within communities and across the state.
This webinar will:
- Describe the research and theoretical framework around reading development including collaboration in meeting literacy needs of children through developing partnerships, establishing common goals, and exploring data.
- Explore salient areas of Community Supports, High Quality Education/Learning Environments, and Out of School Time and how these apply to South Carolina’s literacy initiatives and libraries.
- Provide examples, resources, and tools for enhancing literacy that are applicable for libraries.
- Seek ideas and insights about work in libraries in South Carolina focused on pathways to grade-level literacy and gain information about the needs of libraries in initiating and implementing literacy programs.
Libraries are invited to share examples of what they are doing and to express supports that are needed.
Registration is required. Webinar connection details will be sent out prior to the event.