Know & Go: Family Literacy - Creating Ready Readers

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Course Details
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Course Description

Studies have shown that parents who read to their children, have books in their home, exhibit a positive attitude toward school, and establish high achievement goals for their children tend to have higher achievers than parents who do not. As librarians, we are in a position to help parents grow their children's love of reading. This course will define Family Literacy, identify the library's role in facilitating Family Literacy, and explore programs to promote Family Literacy.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Define Family Literacy
  • Discuss the library's role in Family Literacy
  • Provide examples of Family Literacy programs
Prerequisites

None

Homework Expectations

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
1
Instructor
learning@amigos.org or (972) 340-2829