Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Literacy Materials FYI:

Susan Straub created the Read To Me Program in New York. Her focus is using wordless books to encourage low literacy (or ELL) parents to tell their children stories. Her website is; the site is full of great resources. She also just wrote a book called Reading With Babies, Toddlers and Twos. The website is a good place to look for materials recommended for low-literacy parents as reading partners. It contains links via Verizon's hosted early childhood literacy. An especially good link is "Read Between the Lions" for shareastory programs -- go to are other book a day programs