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Building Literacy in Every Library Pt. 2 - Making Connections: How Does Background Knowledge Contribute to Comprehension (ALSC webcast archive)—GROUP RATE

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In this webinar, learn how to implement programs and services that will provide literacy support for early readers ages 5-9.  An expert in the field of elementary education will speak about how our personal experiences and prior knowledge help us to understand what we are reading.  We will discuss the many ways readers connect with texts.  This can include relating the text to themselves, comparing similar texts or making connections between the text and the wider world around them.  We’ll share ideas for programs, book recommendations and reader’s advisory that will help connect with children and caregivers on the subject of literacy. 

This webinar was organized by members of the School Age Programs and Services committee. Panelists include Krista Aronson, Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology at Bates College and Director & Founder of The Diverse BookFinder; Heather Beverley, Youth Services Assistant Manager for the Cook Memorial Library District; Emily Nichols, Associate Director of Branch Youth Education at the New York Public Library; and Stephanie Prato, Head of Children’s Services at the Simsbury Public Library.

Participants will be able to: 

  • Understand the various ways that early readers begin to make connections between what they are reading and their observations and own life experiences. 
  • Share strategies for identifying how background knowledge contributes to comprehension with young readers and their caregivers. 
  • Plan programs that will illustrate strategies for reader response as it applies to critical thinking and comprehension.

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Krista Aronson

Krista Aronson is an Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and Director & Founder of The Diverse BookFinder. Her scholarship focuses on illuminating how people come to understand complex social constructs like race and ethnicity, including how children process and understand race as well as appropriate, effective and productive ways to discuss this topic with them; specifically, the effective use of picture books to enhance intercultural relationships and self-understanding during childhood. Her own identity as a biracial woman deeply informs her work. The Diverse BookFinder and associated work are the focus of her active research, which represents a substantial portion of the professional effort of faculty at Bates. Krista is joined by members of the ALSC School Age Programs and Services committee Heather Beverley, Emily Nichols, and Stephanie Prato.

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