logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Linda Davis, KAMelvin, wesley comal, Victoria Castro, bonnieedmonds
58260 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,260 Registered Members
417 Forums
118,722 Topics
842,830 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 229
Mona - Astronomy 116
Angie 37
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 35
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading 31
"Rosie" 24
Angela - Drama Movies 21
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 13
Altenect 12
Katrina - Cosmetics Editor 12
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#567932 - 11/30/09 08:02 AM Improving Literacy
Paula Laurita Offline
Shark

Registered: 04/23/02
Posts: 332
Loc: Alabama
Emily Sheketoff, executive director of the American Library Association�s (ALA) Washington Office, today filed testimony for the official record of the House Committee on Education and Labor�s Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education�s hearing, �Improving Literacy Skills of Children and Young Adults.�

The comments highlighted the contributions of librarians and library programs in both public and school libraries in improving the literacy skills of children and young adults.
�Public librarians have embraced their responsibility to be the first literacy coach for parents and caregivers of all children, especially children in low-income families,� Sheketoff states in her comments. �Some services provided to these families include bookmobile and storytelling mobiles, story-time kits and early literacy classes for child-care providers, Head Start staff and parents.�

Sheketoff�s testimony underscored the impact of school libraries in both traditional and technology literacy through the role of school librarians who are the central teachers who know the school�s curriculum and effective techniques necessary to cross disciplines.

The ALA supports both the House and Senate versions of the Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation (LEARN) Act, which contain various provisions to support libraries in the development and implementation of early learning through grade 12 literacy programs.
_________________________
Paula Laurita

Library Sciences
Italian Food

Top
#619703 - 08/21/10 11:25 PM Re: Improving Literacy [Re: Paula Laurita]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Here in Orlando, Florida I am happy to say that alot of organizations are getting involved in literacy especially the public libraries.
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Are There Solar Eclipses on the Moon?
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
08:40 AM
Craft Fair Projects to Sew
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor
Sewing
08:12 AM
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy
Self Development
06:18 AM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
06:17 AM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
06:15 AM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
06:09 AM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
06:07 AM
Greenwich - Peter Harrison Planetarium *new*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
05:03 AM
Spiritual Quotes
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
12:14 AM
2017: Astronomy and Space on this day
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
10:25 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 96 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.