PCI Webinar with Jill Burket-Ragase
Beginning Readers 101: Everything You Need to Know to Set Your Youngest Readers on the Road to Literacy
Are you lost in the sea of differing publisher leveling schemes, differing vocabulary standards, and the generally vast range of reading abilities at work in the Beginning Reader area of your collection? You’re not alone! The world of Early Readers is often as frustrating for parents as it is for us professionals.
Join Jill Burket Ragase for an overview of Beginning Readers. We’ll cover the leveling and coding systems used by several popular publishers and series, discuss selection and evaluation criteria, and pick up a few tips and tricks to help frustrated parents get their children on the road to independent reading.
Jill Burket Ragase ~ Biography
Jill Burket Ragase has worked as a Children’s Library in Ohio and Kentucky and is the former Juvenile Collection Development Librarian at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Jill earned her MLS in 2002 at University of Kentucky and has presented for ALA, KLA, and OLC.