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- Signing in Storytime or the Classroom (6 week eCourse) begins March 2, 2020 Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourseInstructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S.Asynchronous eCourse featuring 6 weeks of lessons (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials)$250 (discounts available for ALA members and bulk registrations)Estimated Hours of Learning: 30 (Certificate of Completion available upon request) American Sign Language is most…
- Reading From Sea to Shining Sea at TownMall of Westminster (MD) March 7, 2020 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm TownMall of Westminster, 400 N Center St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA Celebrate Read Across America from 9am-3pm with games,activities, giveaways and more! Author Kathy MacMillan will be on hand from 10 am-noon signing her books Nita's First Signs, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World, Sword and Verse, and Dagger and Coin. This event is coordinated by the Carroll County Education Association.
- The Great ASL Mystery at Chantilly Regional Library (Chantilly, VA) March 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA Geared to ages 6-12. Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan leads silly stories, songs, and more. Kathy is the author of Nita’s First Signs and Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together.
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Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language: A 90-minute webinar Thursday, March 28, 2018, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pmCentral/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific Presented by Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Signing with young children of any hearing ability fosters bonding, stimulates language development, and reduces … Continue reading
I was delighted to be interviewed by Jedlie for his podcast, Reading with Your Kids. We discussed the benefits of signing with all children, the power of bilingualism, and how Nita’s First Signs came to be. Click here to listen to a … Continue reading
I’m looking forward to sharing stories, songs, and signs with kids and families this summer at Maryland libraries! Join me for these FREE programs, where you can also purchase a signed copy of Nita’s First Signs! I’ll also be offering book … Continue reading
Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 10 AM The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21209 To preorder your copies (or order signed copies if you can’t attend the event), call (410) 377-2966 I’m looking forward to celebrating the launch of Nita’s … Continue reading
The Deaf Camps, Inc 2nd annual Online Auction ends May 15! Bid now on the many handmade items, travel packages, gift certificates, and event tickets – but especially these items of interest to the bookish: Critiques from Senior Agent Steven Malk of Writers House Bid … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to be supporting the latest fundraising effort for Deaf Camps, Inc., a nonprofit I have been volunteering with since 2001. To support its 2018 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its 2nd annual Online Auction from April 15-May 15. … Continue reading
I’m so honored to be participating in this webinar from the American Library Association this coming Friday, talking about a topic that is close to my heart: making libraries accessible for everyone. I hope you can join us! Free Webinar: Accessibility … Continue reading
Bid on these terrific items by March 31! To support its 2017 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its first-ever Online Auction from March 1 to March 31. Check out the many handmade items, travel packages, gift certificates, and event tickets … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to be supporting the latest fundraising effort for Deaf Camps, Inc., a nonprofit I have volunteered with for the last 15 years. To support its 2017 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its first-ever Online Auction from March … Continue reading