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“FLIP” Out Over Family Reading

FLIP is an acronym for the Family Literacy Involvement Program, a literacy program for families with children birth through age eight. The program helps develop early learners’ reading and comprehension skills, and encourages reading engagement by using family-centered activities designed to be completed in the home.

Sound interesting? Want to know more? If you are a personal or organizational member of ALSC, you have an opportunity to partner with your local children’s museum and apply for a day-long, all-expense-paid FLIP training workshop which will be held in May 2011 at the Children’s Museum of Houston.

For more information, as well as links to a fact sheet, program FAQs, and an award description, go to the ALSC Partnerships Page.

Applications can be found here on the Association of Children’s Museums page. The application deadline is October 15, 2010.

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