Cub Capers is back! Every Saturday at 10:00 in the Children's Room. For ages 2 - 5, songs, fingerplays and stories with Carrie!
March 8th, 11 am: Writing Workshop with authors Kate Messner and Jo Knowles -
Participants should be prepared to do their own writing in this
workshop that will be full of ideas for both the classroom and teachers’
own writing interests.
Both Kate and Jo have a lot of great materials posted online about
writing and educators who write. Here are some starting points:
- Kate Messner's Blog
- Kate's Teachers Write! site (virtual writing summer camp)
- Jo Knowles' Blog
- Jo's recent series of guest blog posts at Inside a Dog
- Jo on Dorothy's List (see below)
March 22nd, 11 am: Grace Greene of the Vermont Dept. of Libraries presents the 2014-2015 Dorothy Canfield Fisher List - An overview of the newly announced DCF list and resources for building activities around these books.
We can't give you a sneak preview of this one, because we also won't know the list until March. But check out Dorothy's List - a new VPR program profiling books on the current DCF list. Also, see this list of 2013 DCF materials from the VT Department of Libraries.
April 12th, 11am - Fairy Tales with Meg Allison Fairy tales continue to enchant us across cultures and through generations - and re-tellings of ancient magical tales capture new audiences every year. Meg has been creative with weaving fairy tales into the classroom and school library, including taking inspiration from her 2013 Global Teacher Fellowship trip to France and Italy. Come learn more April 12th!