Franki Sibberson’s SproutFive Bookshelf
At SproutFive™, we believe it takes more than childcare and early learning to create a world where every child can grow to become a whole, centered, thinking, caring person. It takes a holistic approach. So, every day, while we give young children the care they need to develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically during those critical first five years of life, behind the scenes we do more. We support the people who support the children. The families. The teachers. The communities. We work relentlessly to become an empowering hub for accessible, quality, early childhood education.
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Below are some of Franki Sibberson’s favorite titles for children in pre-school, pre-k and kindergarten. A portion of purchases of these titles will be used to support the wonderful work of SproutFive.
Franki Sibberson is a long-time classroom teacher, having taught elementary students in Dublin, Ohio for over 30 years. She is a thought leader in literacy, with specific focus on literacy workshop, student agency, readers in grades 3-6, and digital literacy. Franki is past president of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), having served as president in 2018-2019. She has co-authored numerous publications and books including Beyond Leveled Books (Stenhouse), Still Learning to Read (Stenhouse), Day-to-Day Assessment in the Reading Workshop (Scholastic), and Digital Reading: What’s Essential? (NCTE). Franki currently serves as the Director of the NUDL Institute for Professional Learning for SproutFive. She also provides leadership and consulting to schools and nonprofits, supporting both local and national literacy initiatives.