Category Archives: Resources for Teachers and Librarians

Register now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Summer Signs

Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In these interactive sessions, we’ll focus on basic ASL vocabulary for storytimes. Learn how to incorporate ASL into storytime songs, rhymes, and stories in a respectful and effective way. Registration includes … Continue reading

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Register now for Hands Up!: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff

Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Beginners) Wednesdays, June 1 – July 6, 2022, 2-3 PM Eastern/1-2 PM Central/12-1 PM Mountain/11 AM-12 PM Pacific Learn and practice American Sign Language for library settings in this interactive series. Online … Continue reading

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Storytime ASL eCourse starts May 16! Register now!

American Sign Language with Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourse Begins Monday, May 16, 2022 and continues for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) Hosted by ALA eLearning. American Sign … Continue reading

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Get ready for summer reading storytimes!

Get ready for the 2022 Collaborative Summer Reading Theme, Oceans of Possibilities: Océano de Posibilidades, with these 2 webinars from Stories By Hand! Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In these interactive sessions, we’ll focus on basic … Continue reading

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Spring and Summer Hands Up!: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff Open for Registration

Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Intermediate) Tuesdays, April 19-May 24, 2022 from 2-3 PM Eastern/1-2 PM Central/12-1 PM Mountain/11AM-12 PM Pacific. Practice and gain confidence in your American Sign Language skills for library settings in this interactive … Continue reading

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Register now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Weather Signs

Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 2 PM Eastern/1 PM Central/12 PM Mountain/11 AM Pacific 1 hour, Online via Zoom Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In this interactive session, we’ll focus on basic ASL vocabulary for weather … Continue reading

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Register Now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Spring Signs

Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Spring Signs Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 2 PM Eastern/1 PM Central/12 PM Mountain/11 AM Pacific 1 hour, Online via Zoom Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In this interactive session, we’ll … Continue reading

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Interview with Jen Bryant, author of Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX

As my co-author Manuela Bernardi and I worked on our book, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World (along with another project we hope to be able to share with you soon!), we learned about so … Continue reading

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Register Now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Lovey Dovey Signs

Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Lovey Dovey Signs Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 2 PM Eastern/1 PM Central/12 PM Mountain/11 AM Pacific 1 hour, Online via Zoom Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In this interactive session, … Continue reading

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Register Now for Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Webinar

Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Workshop A 90-minute workshop, Thursday, February 10, 2002 at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific $79 per person; discounts available for ALA Members and groups Join veteran storyteller Kathy MacMillan to explore the fundamental differences between online … Continue reading

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