Issues and Trends

Beginning Readers 101:Everything You Need to Know For Your Youngest Readers

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.

Cost:
Enhanced SERLS member cost: $0.00
All other libraries : $15.00

Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:00

"30 MINUTE ECLASSROOM": SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER & CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE

Join us online for this short, hands-on course in accessing and using the new OPLIN databases Science Reference Center and Consumer Health Complete available to staff in any Ohio library.

We'll be using WebEX, our new online training software.

Watch for an email confirmation after registering and please join 15 minutes prior to start time to be sure everything is working.

To listen, you'll need computer speakers and/or a earphones to hear.

Charge:
Cost:
Enhanced Members of SERLS: $0.00
All other Libraries: $15.00

Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 13:00 to 13:30

"30 MINUTE ECLASSROOM": SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER & CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE

Join us online for this short, hands-on course in accessing and using the new OPLIN databases Science Reference Center and Consumer Health Complete available to staff in any Ohio library.

We'll be using WebEX, our new online training software.

Watch for an email confirmation after registering and please join 15 minutes prior to start time to be sure everything is working.

To listen, you'll need computer speakers and/or a earphones to hear.

Charge:
Cost:
Enhanced Members of SERLS: $0.00
All other Libraries: $15.00

Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 13:00 to 13:30

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