Ready to Read with Books2Go
Free continuing education for child care providers
Registration is required for all workshops. Class sizes are limited. No children are allowed during sessions--no exceptions. Registration for provider workshops will begin one month prior to the event. Call 414-286-8423 to register for all child care provider classes.
The Six Skills for Early Literacy
Join the Ready to Read staff and get excited about reading and books! Explore easy ways to develop literacy skills in young children. Learn the six skills that every child needs in order to be prepared to learn how to read when they enter school. Learn fun ways to expand lessons to include the skills. Leave with finger plays, songs, and new ideas that will help the children you care for get ready to read! Three credit hours earned by attending this session. All participants receive a free gift.
Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (registration begins July 23)
Letâ€™s Give Them Something to Talk About!: Developing Narrative Skills in Children
Narrative Skills refers to a childâ€™s ability to tell stories and describe things. A childâ€™s ability to use narrative skills will have a life-long impact in many areasâ€“including math! During this fun-filled hands-on session participants will learn what â€œnarrative skillsâ€ means and explore books that help develop these skills. Participants will leave with simple activities and techniques to help children build narrative skills. 1.5 credit hours can be earned by attending a training session.
Martin Luther King
Wednesday, July 23, 6:30-8 p.m. (registration begins June 23)
Tuesday, July 29, 6:30-8 p.m. (registration begins June 29)