Browsing "Early Literacy"

Celebrate all writing!

Celebrate all writing!

I loved the message my grandson left on our fridge over the holidays.  He’s a beginning reader and doing quite well at […]

Jan 19, 2015     No Comments
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How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

Liz Atack, our program manager, wrote an article about how puppets power literacy at the Nashville Public Library for  School Library […]

Jan 12, 2015     No Comments
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Put on Your Slippers and Slow Down

Put on Your Slippers and Slow Down

At the end of a busy day, you might find yourself looking for the shortest possible story to read to […]

Jan 5, 2015     No Comments
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Apps for Kids?

Apps for Kids?

A question a lot of parents face today is, “Should my child be using apps?” There seem to be hundreds […]

Dec 29, 2014     No Comments
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Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

This article by our own Liz Atack, 2014 Toyota Teacher of the Year, is reprinted from the Nashville Moms Blog. A […]

Dec 22, 2014     No Comments
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Bilingualism and the Young Child’s Brain

Bilingualism and the Young Child’s Brain

In an earlier post, I discussed how parents interested in raising bilingual children may begin that task. Today I want […]

Nov 24, 2014     No Comments
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Author Focus: Mac Barnett

Author Focus: Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is hot, hot, hot!  Not simply because he won a Caldecott Honor for his book Extra Yarn in 2013; […]

Nov 17, 2014     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Can you really expect clear and precise language from preschoolers? Like most things, the answer is “It depends.” Some children start using […]

Nov 13, 2014     No Comments
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Beyond School Success

Beyond School Success

I know you’ve heard it before - we want our children to be good readers so they will be successful in school.  And it is true…if a […]

Nov 3, 2014     No Comments
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Story Time is Learning Time

Story Time is Learning Time

Mr. Andrew, the fabulous children’s librarian at Inglewood Branch Library, was featured in a newscast on Channel 5 News over […]

Oct 9, 2014     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
615.862.5773

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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
615.862.5804 x6850

Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
615.862.5804 x6851

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