Webinar Archive: Reading Nooks that Support Writing Too

Children become stronger readers by being more aware of and inspired by amazing, interesting stories. Typically, adults share their love for stories through reading picture books to their young readers. Did you know that reading skills enhance writing skills, and writing skills enhance reading skills? It’s true. So, why not provide opportunities for young learners to experiment with both? We will explore reading and writing tools that are advantageous to young children’s literacy and language development as well as fun, interesting, and exciting for our budding authors!

This webinar is presented by Dr. Laura Meyers. Dr. Meyers is an assistant professor at Georgia State University in the College of Education. She teaches a variety of courses to undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.

Joining Dr. Meyers for this webinar are Quintin Bostic from the Atlanta Speech School; and Danny Darby and Nitra Coleman, both of the Lanette Suttles Child Development Center at Georgia State University.

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This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [National Leadership Grants for Libraries – B4 – LG-07-14-0063-14].

Author:Julia Huprich

Julia Huprich joined the Georgia Public Library Service in March 2015 as the director of Training and Continuing Education. Prior to becoming a part of the GPLS team, she served as the head of digital services and communications at the Cobb County Public Library System, where she built websites, bought eBooks, wrote press releases, developed tech exploration programs for the public, and drove her coworkers bananas with her unbridled enthusiasm. When she’s not at work, you can find her running marathons until her feet bleed and developing software as part of her second masters degree program. Since she never sleeps, you can also find her blogging, sometimes, at www.juliachuprich.com and tweeting, sometimes, @juliahuprich.

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