Grades 2-5 | Author Jonathan Miller and Sammy Dog Books presents Sammy the Wonder Dachshund – May 1, 2019 11:10am EST

Jonathan Miller, author and illustrator of children’s book series The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund, guides students through the process of writing and illustrating a story. His fun and informative presentation shows real-life implementation of forming an idea, brainstorming, writing a rough draft, revising and editing, and publishing a book. Incorporating a wide range of topics for students to take back to their writing, classrooms, and lives, Mr. Miller also discusses how books are made, what it is like to be an author as a career, and the business aspects of book publishing. His goal is for students to see the importance of becoming the best writers the can be! Get ready to laugh as Mr. Miller also reads one of his books and answers questions from students and teachers.

Grade Range: 2-5

Curriculum: ELA, Art

Tags: ELA, reading, writing, illustration

Grades 2-5 | Author Jonathan Miller and Sammy Dog Books presents Sammy the Wonder Dachshund – May 1, 2019 1:10pm EST

Jonathan Miller, author and illustrator of children’s book series The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund, guides students through the process of writing and illustrating a story. His fun and informative presentation shows real-life implementation of forming an idea, brainstorming, writing a rough draft, revising and editing, and publishing a book. Incorporating a wide range of topics for students to take back to their writing, classrooms, and lives, Mr. Miller also discusses how books are made, what it is like to be an author as a career, and the business aspects of book publishing. His goal is for students to see the importance of becoming the best writers the can be! Get ready to laugh as Mr. Miller also reads one of his books and answers questions from students and teachers.

Grade Range: 2-5

Curriculum: ELA, Art

Tags: ELA, reading, writing, illustration

Grades K-1 | Author Dede Rittman presents Bunnies Don’t Bully, and Neither Should Kids – May 9, 2019 10:10am EST

Veteran English/Theater teacher, now award-winning author Dede Rittman, introduces the topic of glasses and how glasses help people see. Dede discusses body language and facial expressions, as well as feelings about being bullied or seeing a friend suffer from bullying. Real solutions are offered to help stop bullying. Using the book GRADY GETS GLASSES, Dede reads the book aloud and discusses lines and drawings from the book to reinforce the anti-bullying lessons. Interactive lesson to engage all learners.

Grade Range: K-1

Curriculum: ELA

Tags: ELA, anti-bullying

Grades K-1 | Author Dede Rittman presents Bunnies Don’t Bully, and Neither Should Kids – May 9, 2019 12:10pm EST

Veteran English/Theater teacher, now award-winning author Dede Rittman, introduces the topic of glasses and how glasses help people see. Dede discusses body language and facial expressions, as well as feelings about being bullied or seeing a friend suffer from bullying. Real solutions are offered to help stop bullying. Using the book GRADY GETS GLASSES, Dede reads the book aloud and discusses lines and drawings from the book to reinforce the anti-bullying lessons. Interactive lesson to engage all learners.

Grade Range: K-1

Curriculum: ELA

Tags: ELA, anti-bullying

Grades 1-4 | The Toy Museum of NY presents Toys of the Past & The Books that Tell their Stories – May 14, 2019 12:10pm EST

The Toy Museum of NY’s collection of toys and books makes the perfect distance learning companion program. Learn about toys from the past and the books that helped tell their stories. From Raggedy Ann and Howdy Doody to today’s modern day children’s stories such as Sesame Street books featuring Elmo and Big Bird. For younger grades, several books will be read aloud. For the older groups, a discussion about what makes the books so appealing. Presented by Marlene Hochman, President and Founder of The Toy Museum of NY. She has over 17 years of expertise in the field of invention as the creator of The Toy Museum of NY.

Grade Range: 1-4

Curriculum: ELA, History

Tags: history, creativity

Grades 1-4 | The Toy Museum of NY presents Toys of the Past & The Books that Tell their Stories – May 14, 2019 2:10pm EST

The Toy Museum of NY’s collection of toys and books makes the perfect distance learning companion program. Learn about toys from the past and the books that helped tell their stories. From Raggedy Ann and Howdy Doody to today’s modern day children’s stories such as Sesame Street books featuring Elmo and Big Bird. For younger grades, several books will be read aloud. For the older groups, a discussion about what makes the books so appealing. Presented by Marlene Hochman, President and Founder of The Toy Museum of NY. She has over 17 years of expertise in the field of invention as the creator of The Toy Museum of NY.

Grade Range: 1-4

Curriculum: ELA, History

Tags: history, creativity