Category Archives: Resources for Teachers and Librarians

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

Posted in American Sign Language, Resources for Teachers and Librarians, summer reading, Upcoming events | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Contests and Giveaways, Read Local Challenge, Resources for Teachers and Librarians | Leave a comment

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

Posted in American Sign Language, Nita's First Signs, Professional Development, Resources for Teachers and Librarians, She Spoke | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Guest Posts, Resources for Teachers and Librarians, She Spoke | 1 Comment

Register now for Basic ASL for Library Staff eCourse – Begins May 20!

Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, May 20, 2019 (6 weeks of lessons; Participants will have a total of 12 weeks to complete course materials) Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Cost: $195.00 (discounts available for American Library Association members and bulk registrations) … Continue reading

Posted in American Sign Language, eCourses and Webinars, Resources for Teachers and Librarians | Leave a comment

Registration now open for Basic ASL for Library Staff eCourse

Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, May 20, 2019 (6 weeks of lessons; Participants will have a total of 12 weeks to complete course materials) Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Cost: $195.00 (discounts available for American Library Association members and bulk registrations) … Continue reading

Posted in American Sign Language, eCourses and Webinars, Resources for Teachers and Librarians | Leave a comment

Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2018/2019 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! The Read Local Challenge features traditionally-published authors and illustrators from Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington … Continue reading

Posted in Contests and Giveaways, Read Local Challenge, Resources for Teachers and Librarians | Leave a comment

Register Now for Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom eCourse

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, April 8, 2019 and continuing for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) … Continue reading

Posted in American Sign Language, eCourses and Webinars, Professional Development, Resources for Teachers and Librarians | Leave a comment

Register now for Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language

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

Posted in American Sign Language, eCourses and Webinars, Professional Development, Resources for Teachers and Librarians, Upcoming events | Leave a comment

Registration now open for Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom eCourse

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, April 8, 2019 and continuing for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) … Continue reading

Posted in American Sign Language, eCourses and Webinars, Professional Development, Resources for Teachers and Librarians | Leave a comment