Know & Go: Family Literacy - Creating Ready Readers

Course Description
Course Type: 
Status: 

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: 
  • Define Family Literacy
  • Discuss the library's role in Family Literacy
  • Provide examples of Family Literacy programs
Prerequisites: 

None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 

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

Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Instructor: 
Megan Bryant - bryant@amigos.org
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
1
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$0.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$0.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$35.00
Non-member Fee: 
$35.00
Scheduled Dates

April 1, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (Register Now)