Category Archives: Professional Development

Register now for the Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series 3!

Little Hands Signing Professional Development Storytimes Series 3 Join us for weekly interactive “annotated storytimes” that teach basic American Sign Language vocabulary and demonstrate how to use the signs in storytime activities and the early childhood classroom. Each session will … Continue reading

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2-Part Webinar: Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library

Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library A two-part online workshop, each session lasting 90 minutes, on Thursdays, September 17 and 24, 2020 , 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific Library services are for everyone, and that includes the deaf community. In … Continue reading

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Librarian and Teacher Resources for NITA’S DAY

I’m so excited to share with you this printable guide to using Nita’s Day in the classroom or storytime! Check it out for tips and tricks for sharing signs during the story, and following up with other fun ASL activities: … Continue reading

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50% off storytime resources from ALA Editions!

ALA Editions has lots of great storytime resources on sale at 50% off, including 2 of my titles: Multicultural Storytime Magic by Kathy MacMillan and Christine Kirker (ALA Editions) Regular price: $48 – Now on sale for $24! Weave diversity … Continue reading

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The Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series 2 Starts July 7!

Little Hands Signing Professional Development Storytimes Series 2: Seasons Join us for weekly interactive “annotated storytimes” that teaches basic American Sign Language vocabulary and demonstrate how to use the signs in storytime activities and the early childhood classroom. Each session … Continue reading

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One Week from Today: Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Webinar

In response to popular demand, we are offering an encore session of this ALA Editions webinar! Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Workshop A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific $60 per person; discounts available for ALA Members and groups … Continue reading

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This Wednesday!: Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language

Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language: A 90-minute webinar Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/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 … Continue reading

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Register now for the Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series 2!

  Little Hands Signing Professional Development Storytimes Series 2: Seasons Join us for weekly interactive “annotated storytimes” that teaches basic American Sign Language vocabulary and demonstrate how to use the signs in storytime activities and the early childhood classroom. Each … Continue reading

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One Week from Today: Storybuilding

Register now using coupon code WRITENOW to get 25% off! Storybuilding 2 hour webinar. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific. All registrants will receive access to the recording for 30 days after the … Continue reading

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June Webinars

I’ve got lots of great webinars coming up this summer, some for children’s librarians and educators, and some for writers! Check out the new Groupon deal for my Quillfully Online Workshops for Writers! You can see the full lineup of … Continue reading

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