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Raising a Reader, An Event for All Escuela Parents
Nov. 21, 5:30 pm
Part 1 (5:30-6:15): A workshop for parents who want to create a home environment of reading readiness and to provide support for early readers.
Dr. Kepesh will describe the stages of pre-reading and early reading, will provide tips on how to read with your child, which language games will support reading readiness, how to help a child practice and deepen reading skills, and will also describe how to know if your child is on track.
For parents of children who are not able to read independently (including infants and toddlers).
Part 2 (6:30-7:15): A workshop for parents who want to support their child who is nearing reading independence or already reading well - even your teenagers!
Dr. Kepesh will describe how to support a child into reading independence, how to choose reading material that will keep your child engaged, how to help your children use reading to build vocabulary, thinking skills and writing skills, and how to create a home reading environment for families with children at different stages.
Complimentary childcare is available with a pizza dinner ($5 suggested donation). Please email Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org or respond to your Evite to register for childcare.