Should apps be part of a library’s story time?

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Q: There is a discussion among children’s librarians about including tablets and apps in story times at the library for children ages 2-5 or even younger. The assumption is that apps can and should be one more type of material that supports early literacy development (vocabulary, narrative skills, letter knowledge, phonological awareness, etc.). Some think that… Read more »

CMCH Monthly Meet for July: Meet Beth Karnes

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Dear Reader, Continuing on with 10th year celebration of the Center on Media and Child Health, we hope you enjoy July's Monthly Meet! Enjoy your media and use them wisely,The Mediatrician® Center on Media and Child Health Monthly Meet Meet: Beth Karnes How long have you been at the Center? I have been at the Center… Read more »