Readiness K-20 - How Libraries Can Help
Jordebrek, Jennifer. "A Podcast That Delivers: Stork Storytime Talks Shares Early-Literacy Tips with Expecting Caregivers." American Libraries, 1 May 2019. Many studies show that when parents get involved with early literacy, a child is better prepared for school—and life. That’s why North Liberty (Iowa) Community Library developed a monthly podcast aimed at busy, expecting families. Caregivers can learn about the literacy skills kids need to succeed—such as phonological awareness, letter knowledge, and print motivation—whenever and …
The Organized Mind. "READING TOO SOON. There is a widely held belief in this country (and many others) that if we start teaching children to read, write, and spell in preschool and kindergarten that they will be ahead of the game (and their peers) by first grade. ..." Facebook, 5 July 2015. “Also, spend lots of time reading to them. Read to them so they can practice mental imagery in a relaxed environment.”
Elementary School (Grades 1-5) to Middle School
Middle to High School
Phillips, Abigail L., and Victor R. Phillips. "Whose Responsibility Is It? A Statewide Survey of School Librarians on Responsibilities and Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship." School Library Research, vol. 22, 2019. [Also HS to College]
High School to College
McMullin, Shelly Lynne. "The Correlation between Information Literacy and Critical Thinking of College Students: An Exploratory Study." ERIC, ProQuest, 2019.
"New Graduating Ready Website Shows Wide Variation in Rigor, Structure of State High School Graduation Options." achieve.org, 23 Aug. 2018.
Woolls, Blanche. "A New Literacy." KQ, AASL, 16 Apr. 2019.