Learn engaging storytime activities for babies and toddlers that incorporate basic American Sign Language!
Tuesdays, March 30-May 4 from 3-4 PM Eastern/2-3 PM Central/1-2 PM Mountain/12-1 PM Pacific | Online sessions via Zoom (6 weeks, 1 hour per week)
Join us for weekly interactive workshops that teach basic American Sign Language vocabulary and demonstrate how to use the signs in storytime activities and the early childhood classroom. This series will focus on vocabulary and best practices for baby and toddler programs. Each session will focus on specific thematic vocabulary:
- March 30: Getting Started
- April 6: Playtime Signs
- April 13: Mealtime Signs
- April 20: Diaper and Potty Signs
- April 27: Safety Signs
- May 4: Our Signing Day
- Individual: $240 (includes live webinar and recording access for the for the 6-week series)
- Group rate (10 people): $2000 (includes live webinar and recording access for the for the 6-week series)
Certificate of completion available upon request with successful completion of post-test.
About the Instructor:
Kathy MacMillan is a nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter, librarian, and storyteller. She is the author of the Little Hands Signing series from Familius Press, Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together (Huron Street Press) as well as many other books for children, teens, librarians, and educators. She has worked in public libraries for over twenty years, and was the Library/Media Specialist at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia Campus from 2001 to 2005. Kathy presents American Sign Language programs for families and workshops for workshops and educators. She also serves on the board of Deaf Camps, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides camps for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and children learning American Sign Language. She lives in Baltimore, MD.