Professional development opportunities to raise awareness of the value of youth literature, provide strategies for teaching with youth literature and instructional resources, and empower teachers to utilize inclusive youth media.
Come see what books kids, tweens, and teens like to read. We will explore popular books in a variety of genres and formats and learn how to recommend books youth love.
Explore the craft of collage illustration for youth. After learning about the various ways illustrators collage to tell stories, we will create our own visual stories.
Let’s discuss the state of censorship and book banning across the nation and locally. Together we will create book rationales for incorporating the use of diverse books in classrooms.
You are invited to the Makerspace to create materials for your future classroom. Don’t have ideas? We will provide examples and inspiration to help get you started.