Childcare Practitioner's Workshop: What a Treasure!
Attention Childcare Practitioners! Join in celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child literacy initiative!"What a Treasure", by Jane and Will Hillenbrand, is the perfect choice for the 2010 PA One Book literacy initiative to remind readers young and old alike of just what treasures can be found in books!
During the two hour workshop, participants will:
- Discuss activities that include informational books focusing on themes including family and friends, diggers and diggers, treasures and surprises.
- Learn tips about important pre-reading skills to share with parents.
- Develop teaching materials in a make-it, take-it format to use in the classroom.
- Receive a booklist of fiction and nonfiction books and websites relating to various themes in the book.
Date: Thursday, February 18 from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Saturday, February 20 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location: Schlow Library Community Room
Registration forms for the workshop may be picked up at the Children's Desk. The $10 materials fee must be paid at the time of registration.
Please call the Children's Department for more information. (814) 235-7817