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Ready to learn / produced by Parents' Action for Children.

Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958- (Added Author). Burton, LeVar. (Added Author). Parents' Action for Children (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Series Information

I am your child video series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood DVD 649.1 REA (Text) 36626103052692 AV Nonfiction DVD Available -
Melton PL - Melton JUV DVD 372.4 REA (Text) 79591000069781 JUV DVD Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown DVD (Text) 76331000106792 Adult DVDs Available -
Milford PL - Milford PA DVD 649.6 Rea (Text) 72433000103291 Parenting Collection Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon DVD 649 REA (Text) 36825000595452 DVD Collection Available -
Orleans Town and Twp PL - Orleans J DVD (Text) 36870000022245 J DVD Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library PR 649.68 Rea (Text) 78731000469026 Resource Center Available -
Westville-New Durham Twp PL - Westville DVD REA (Text) 71462000001774 Non Fic DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.?] : Parents' Action for Children, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Practical advise for parents"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
The importance of communicating with your newborn -- Establishing reading routines -- Materials that prepare your child for reading and writing -- Activities to spark your child's interest in learning -- The importance of quality childcare -- Incorporating literacy into everyday activities.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis and LeVar Burton.
Summary, etc.:
Parents are their children's first and most important teachers and there are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a children's literacy skills from the time s/he is born. Parents make a big difference in how their child feels about learning, and ultimately their success in school. The hosts show parents and caregivers how to promote literacy and language skills through everyday activities like talking, reading, singing and playing. The video is divided into three sections focusing on: birth-18 months, 18-36 months, and 3-5 years.
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Issuing Body Note:
Parents' Action for Children, 2004- (formerly I Am Your Child Foundation).
Subject: Parenting.
Child rearing.
Child care.
Child development.
Infants > Care.
Infants > Development.
Genre: Educational films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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