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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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The Deaf Camps, Inc. 2019 Online Auction is open for bids through May 15! Lots of cool stuff for writers – including manuscript and query critiques from agents Steven Malk, Hannah Mann, and Andrea Morrison of Writers House and a … Continue reading
Little Hands Signing Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All are welcome! Free programs; no registration required. Location: Eldersburg … 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
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
…brought to you by the terrifying plot point I am supposed to be fixing right now. 1. Sharpen pencils. Writers need pencils, right? Really, you are just making life easier for Future You. It’s preparation. 2. Decide you need index … 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
This writing thing can really knock you on your butt sometimes. Twice this year I got caught up in the maelstrom of negative thoughts, putting so much pressure on myself that I pushed myself to the brink of an abyss … Continue reading
Warning: This post discusses Sword and Verse and its sequel, and contains minor spoilers for the first book. Skip it if you hate that sort of thing! They say that reading a book changes you. Writing one does too. When … Continue reading
“How exactly does the calendar system in Sword and Verse work?” That’s a question I get often from readers curious about the Shinings and Veilings of Qilara’s calendar, so I thought I’d share some of the background information about the system here. … Continue reading