Category Archives: Resources for Teachers and Librarians

Quarantine Special! Little Hands Signing Video Sessions Now Available!

Book an interactive session for your family or group and celebrate American Sign Language through stories, songs, and more – all while social distancing in the comfort of your own home! Kathy MacMillan presents interactive theme-based classes that combine age-appropriate … Continue reading

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Video Storytimes with NITA’S FIRST SIGNS and SHE SPOKE

I’m delighted to share two online storytimes I got to present this week: Here’s NITA’S FIRST SIGNS, presented in American Sign Language, as part of #OperationASLStorytime and hosted by D-PAN.TV: The Sign Language Channel. (English captioning coming soon for the … Continue reading

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Sign Language for Children in Storytime or the Classroom starts March 2!

Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourse Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, March 2, 2020 and continuing for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) … Continue reading

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Join in the Read Local Challenge!

It’s not to late to take the 2019/2020 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! Discover books by people who live in your own state – maybe even your own … Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day is February 5!

I’m so excited that Nita’s First Signs and She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised their Voices and Changed the World are featured in the Familius World Read Aloud Day Booklist!   World Read Aloud Day, founded by LitWorld, is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Registration now open for Winter/Spring eCourses for Librarians and Educators!

Registration is now open for upcoming sessions of my popular eCourses through the American Library Association! Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff eCourse begins January 13, 2020. Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical … Continue reading

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Featured Programs for Summer Reading 2020

The Collaborative Summer Reading Theme for 2020 is: Imagine Your Story, featuring fairy tales, mythology, and fantasy I’ve got you covered with programs for all ages that fit the theme! For all ages: Once Upon a Sign Come away to … Continue reading

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Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2019/2020 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! Discover books by people who live in your own state – maybe even your own … Continue reading

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Terrific Teacher Resources

It’s back to school time, and I’ve got some great resources related to my books for teachers! She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World This unique nonfiction picture book highlights 14 women who raised their … Continue reading

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Speak Up! Listen Up!: Strategies for Using SHE SPOKE in the Classroom

Thank you to the folks over at Pencil Tips Writing Workshop for hosting my recent guest post full of ideas for teacher on how to use my new book She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the … Continue reading

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