ERIC Number: ED429615
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Born To Read: How To Nurture a Baby's Love of Learning.
Fiore, Carole, Comp.
Library and health care professionals team up in the Born to Read partnerships in Florida to empower at-risk expectant and new parents to take an active role in the health and education of their children. Designed for Born to Read workshop participants, this manual contains the following sections: (1) General Information, including workshop agendas, lists of participants, and library program information sheets; (2) Overview, including Born to Read goals/highlights and library program descriptions; (3) Brain Research, including statements on the importance of early childhood brain development, guiding principles for policy makers, an address on the Committee for Economic Development's role in childhood education/development, brain research summary, child care statistics, and directory of trainers; (4) Programs, Services and Materials to enhance infant development, including a bibliography, list of toys/manipulative objects, a presentation on infant/toddler communication and language development, lists of books and sound recordings for infants/toddlers, description of a program for Hispanic teen mothers, a paper on the role of fathers in children's literacy development, rhymes/songs for babies, and tips for working with young children; (5) Public Relations and Communications, including news releases, overheads, and a publicity checklist; (6) Partnerships, including guidelines for developing partners; (7) Volunteers, including newspaper articles and a volunteer packet; and (8) Evaluation, including report guidelines. (AEF)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Bibliographies, Brain, Child Development, Child Health, Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature, Cooperative Programs, Early Parenthood, Family Literacy, Infants, Library Services, Outreach Programs, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parenting Skills, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Public Libraries, Publicity, Toddlers, Volunteers, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Dept. of State, Tallahassee. Div. of Library and Information Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida