This research brief is a follow up to work done two years ago that focused on how children’s early experiences with reading were associated with school readiness at kindergarten entry. At that time, families of approximately 400 incoming kindergarten students were surveyed regarding their early family reading habits, including whether they participated in the Shelby County Books from Birth (BfB) early literacy program.
When a child first walks into a classroom, it isn’t immediately apparent which of the letters he knows, or whether he can write his name. What is obvious though, is whether he can keep his hands to himself or communicate his feelings.
We'd like your help in naming the our new Mobile Brain Exhibit. If your suggestion is chosen, you'll win a Kindle Fire HD Tablet!
Join us for TTRP Day on Friday, September 20th from 10AM to noon at locations around Memphis! We'll have shirts, coloring books, and more information for parents about the power of TTRP.
We've created a 8.5x14 4-fold brochure with examples, suggestions, and encouragement for parents learning why it's important to interact with babies during the first years of life. We hope that this will help you explain this to others. Please feel free to download and reproduce this to help spread the word. Please do not alter these documents in any way.