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Reading Picture Books with Children Through a Race-Conscious Lens

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August 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MDT

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Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy’s (CLEL) next virtual professional development opportunity is just around the corner: Reading Picture Books with Children Through a Race-Conscious Lens.

This webinar will introduce participants to tools from the Whole Book Approach, a co-constructive (interactive) method of sharing picture books with children, which educator and children’s literature expert Megan Dowd Lambert developed in association with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. She and writer and educator Hannah Gómez, a doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona, will talk about how using the Whole Book Approach can support kids’ critical engagement with picture book representations of race through art and text. Participants will gain insight into how to guide children to picture books with positive racial representations, while also supporting them in resisting or reading against problematic, racist content.

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The webinar will take place via Zoom on Thursday, August 5th from 3PM to 4:30PM Mountain Time. The Zoom Meeting link will be provided immediately upon registration after clicking Submit. Please save this information!

Live captioning will be provided. A recording and transcript will be made available afterwards if attendees cannot participate in real time. Please contact info@clel.org with questions or any additional access needs.



August 5, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MDT