School Visits and Workshops
Email me or call 412.837.9499 to schedule a school visit for your childcare center, preschool or Pre-K program, or elementary school!
School Visits include:
Want to Be a Writer?
Taste or Test
Read on for details about school visits!
Storytelling Solutions- Students listen to a reading of The Bumpy, Grumpy Road then learn how to use storytelling to solve their own everyday problem. This workshop also includes a free copy of the book for the class. Great for K-3 classrooms.
Want to Be a Writer? – Excite students with the magic of writing! Great for older students in grades 3-6, it covers the fiction and non-fiction writing as well as Common Core standards like brainstorming, pre-writing, and revision. Includes a question and answer session and a mini-critique session.
Reading Detective – Students listen to the non-fiction story The Scariest Thing in the World about a real creature but without any illustrations. As they listen to the clues, they draw the creature and try to guess what it is and learn things aren’t always as they seem! Best for grades 3-6.
Root Camp – Students get ACTIVE in this energetic story about how a seed grows into a plant. This story aligns with Common Core standards and taps into kinesthetic learning styles. Best for grades PK-3.
Rainbow Plate – Students review the colors of the rainbow and combine physical learning with the challenge of tasting six colorful fruits and vegetables! Kids receive a discount coupon to order a copy of My Food Notebook. Best for PK-2. This workshop aligns with Common Core Standards.
Taste or Test – Students go head-to-head in a game show style quiz show that encourages them to answer questions about farms and foods while tasting healthy fruits and vegetables. Students receive a discount coupon to order a copy of My Food Notebook. Best for grades 3-6. This workshop aligns with Common Core standards.
Email or call 412.837.9499 to schedule a workshop for your childcare center, preschool or Pre-K program, or elementary school!
Workshops for Businesses and Non-profits
- Appreciating Volunteers (Including complimentary copies of Thanks! 100 Wonderful Ways to Appreciate Volunteers)
- A Runner’s Guide to Social Media