In this episode, we chatted with award-winning children’s author & veteran teacher Michelle Schaub about two fascinating topics: How to make concept books come alive by building layers, and using poetry to boost literacy.
Author, screenwriter and sensitivity reader Patrice Williams Marks shares how all writers can respectfully and constructively become part of a new global discussion on fairness, equality and justice for all.
Occupation therapist Karen Dobyns shared this fantastic presentation, with lots to chew for educators, parents, advocates and children’s writers.
A new UNESCO report declares that 250 million of the world’s 650 million primary school age children cannot read, write or do basic math.
It’s time to take action.
Laura and I have been teaching people how to become successful children’s authors for close to 25 years. It’s a rich and wonderful way to spend one’s life, and we’re grateful for every moment. But with the publishing industry in upheaval and new technologies arriving daily, I’ll admit to some troubled moments of […]