Category Archives: Resources for Teachers and Librarians

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Registration now open 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

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So many updates!

This month has been a whirlwind, and the next one looks like it will be the same!  I’ve got lots of news to share! Dagger and Coin releases next Tuesday! Kirkus calls it a “riveting fantasy sequel” and “[a] fine balance of … Continue reading

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