Alternative Literature, Helping Your Child Make Decisions

Alternative Literature, Helping Your Child Make Decisions

Worlds Awaiting - Season 1, Episode 9

  • Apr 30, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 28:33 mins
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Alternative Literature (3:11) “Worlds Awaiting” host, Rachel Wadham, and Gene Nelson, director of the Provo City Library, discuss the importance of graphic novels and other alternative literature that can help stimulate a child’s interest in reading.  Gene Nelson also teaches children’s literature classes at BYU. Helping Your Child Make Decisions (13:20) Then, Rachel visits with Amy Minor, Professor of Teacher Education at BYU, about giving our children opportunities for decision making and choice. Dr. Minor specializes in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on social studies and democratic practices.  Reading Opens Door (24:59) Then, Clara Goodwin of our “Worlds Awaiting” team, talks to Don Shelline, BYU Radio Station Manager, about how reading opened up doors he would not have discovered otherwise.

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