With Saroj and others.  


Saroj Ghoting, early childhood literacy expert, Opening Young Minds to the Culture of Language, presented on October 21, 2013 at Bayliss Public Library, a Superior District Library, Three short videos to assisting parents in encouraging early childhood literacy.

  1. Learn As They Grow: Early Literacy and Libraries Hennepin County (MN) Library
  2. Best Beginnings Words Count PSA from Alaska's Early Childhood Investment
  3. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL summary of five practices for parents/caregivers.
  4. Early Literacy Asides and Information by Susan Bard for South Caroline State Library.
  5. Early Literacy 101 from e3 Community Services, Ontario, Canada.
  6. Precious Minds: Nurturing Literacy in the Early Years (Ontario Canada) especially newborn to age three.
  7. Fred Rogers Center Early Learning Environment video clips on talking, reading, learning. (Search more video clips by clicking on Activities.)
  8. Growing Readers: Helping Your Child Get Ready to Read Yamhill (OR) Reading for All Initiative.
  9. Read to Me Program What does it look like reading with babies?
  10. Zero to Three videos on child development and literacy
  11. Sing with Our Kids early literacy skills videos with Nancy Steward.
  12. Songs and Fingerplays from Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy With early literacy tips.
  13. Rhymes and Fingerplays from King County (WA) Public Library.
  14. Fingerplays and sharing wordless books from Johnson County, Kansas. Some incorporate early literacy tips.
  15. Songs/Rhymes in 15 languages from Burnaby Public Library, British Columbia.
    Each presenter introduces him/herself; a fact or two on the culture as well.
  16. Fingerplays from Hennepin County (MN) Public Library.
  17. Rhyme Time from Carnegie Public Library of Pittsburgh (PA).
  18. Fingerplays from Reading Is Fundamental.
  19. Early Literacy Skill Tips from Ontario Early Years Centres in Simcoe County.
  20. From Babbling to Books: Buildng Pre-Reading Skills with Dr. Todd Risley, Sharon Ramey and Julie Washington discussing research based strategies for developing languge and pre-reading skills in young children. 
  21. Shared Reading for 2 - 3 Year Olds Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL).
  22. Shared Reading for 4 - 5 Year Olds Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL).
  23. Babies on Track Preview Video from Alaska Best Beginnings; to purchase DVD click.
  24. Storytime in the Library--Get Ready to Read King County (WA) Public Library What happens in storytimes for different ages and how parents can support early literacy.
  25. Linguistic Genius of Babies TED Talk by Patricia Kuhl.
  26. Science of Early Childhood Development Harvard University Center on the Developing Child with Jack Shonkoff.
  27. Experiences Build Brain Architecture Harvard University Center on the Developing Child.
  28. Serve & Return Interaction Shapes Brain Circuitry Harvard University Center on the Developing Child.
  29. Early Languge and the Brain The Economist.
  30. Media and Children Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, University of Washington.
  31. Begin Smart Books shows parents interacting with young children around books.
  32. Teaching Content is Teaching Reading Professor Daniel Willingham, University of Virginia.
  33. Increase Your Math Knowledge Math Access for Teachers and Home Child Care Providers.Videoclips explaining number sense, geometry, data probability, measurement, patterns, vocabulary, processes at preschool levels.
  34. Head Start Birthday Party Video  For Windows Media       For Apple
  35. Talaris Babies Learn By Testing PBS