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ERIC Number: ED516834
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 32
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8389-0999-7
The Early Literacy Kit: A Handbook and Tip Cards
Diamant-Cohen, Betsy; Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni
ALA Editions
This innovative and practical kit, put together by two well-known specialists in the field of early literacy, contains everything storytime presenters for children from birth to age five and their parents or caregivers need to spread the word about school readiness skills to adult caregivers. The kit includes: (1) An accessible handbook with a resource section; (2) 105 reusable tip cards with coordinated activities; and (3) A concise summary of important early literacy research. Ideal for program planners, this convenient resource will help you teach caregivers the developing standards by which school readiness can be achieved. Contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) Background; (3) School Readiness Domains; (4) Reaching Parents and Caregivers: Why and How; (5) The Tip Card Facts; (6) How to Use the Cards; (7) A Final Word; and (8) Resources.
ALA Editions. Available from: American Library Association. 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Tel: 866-746-7252; Fax: 770-280-4155; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Preschool Education
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association