AkLA 2015: Early Literacy & New Media for Young Children

Great list of resources from Homer Public Library Youth Librarian Claudia Haines.

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For the past several daysI’ve been at the annual Alaska Library Association conference in Juneau, Alaska. It’s my chance to catch up face to face with the other librarians around our vast state and learn a few things from this resourceful bunch. (Juneau librarians turned books intothese beautiful table centerpieces! Cool, huh?)

I was asked to present a pre-conference on new media and young children and here are the resources I shared. The 3 hour session was jam packed with great questions, ideas and enthusiasm. Thanks to everyone who attended!

First the slides from the pre-conference:

This second link is a resource list including references specifically for librarians/educators and others useful for parents/caregivers. The resource link also includes review sites and other online resources.Early Literacy & New Media for Young Children Resource List

Here are the apps we discussed and several others I wanted to share:

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