- Over Boekenpret
What is Boekenpret?
Boekenpret is a method for young children and their parents to let them discover lots of fun to read. The aim is to promote language development, thereby joining the (reading) teaching and giving children the opportunity to eventually develop into good readers. Boekenpret started in 1991 with a grant from Reading Foundation established by Sardes in close collaboration with three development cities. In 1998 Sardes guidance and coordination transferred to the Association of Public Libraries and the Central Provincial Library. In 2008, the supervision and coordination assigned to Biblioservice Gelderland. Since June 2013 this organization has merged into Rijnbrinkgroep.
Boekenpret is used by many municipalities to stimulate the language development of young children to avoid delays. This in the context of the first and early childhood education (VVE) and local compensatory policy or education opportunities. Libraries, playgroups, childcare, counseling, educational counseling services and schools are natural partners in implementing this approach.
For whom is Boekenpret ?
Boekenpret focuses on indigenous and immigrant families in which little attention is (to) read. Parents of children aged 0-6 years through the professionals associated with childcare institutions, libraries and schools, encouraged to read at home.
How to use Boekenpret?
Boekenpret is a tailored, structured approach. Each location can be a choice of activities and materials. The number of organizations and institutions that play a role in the development may change. The core of the Boekenpret Methodology is a family-oriented approach by schools, home care, kindergartens and other childcare institutions.
Boekenpret and Language Line VVE
The Dutch expertise in Sardes, together with foundation grant from the Ministry of OC & W several prototypes developed to support language stimulation in the preschool period, called Language Line VVE. In this Language Line for VVE Boekenpret adjustments made. The integration of the prototypes will complement the current practice of Boekenpret. For example, the language component of Boekenpret strengthened. Moreover, the legacy of the Language Line VVE widely distributed in this way. Topics that extra attention:
* Setting up a rich environment for reading in libraries
* Selecting picture books
* The handling of interactive picture books
* Conducting conversations with toddlers following picture books
* Working on the vocabulary of toddlers in response to picture books
* Providing possible processing operations.