Wondermore's annual conference for educators and book lovers discusses agency and grit in children's literature on Saturday, November 4.
REGISTRATION opens at 8:30
MORNING SESSION (9-12:15)
Acclaimed Authors and Illustrators Mitali Perkins, Jabari Asim, Matt Tavares and Gaia Cornwall discussing their newest works and themes of agency and grit.
LUNCH BREAK (12:15 - 1pm)
Sandwiches, salads, fruit etc to be provided. Books sales and book signing to take place during this time.
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Illustration Workshop with Matt Tavares: how to be an illustrator and support students who want to be illustrators
Writing Workshop with Mitali Perkins: how to be a writer and support students who want to be writers
Using Children's Literature with a Growth Mindset with Summer Clark (Lesley professor), Jessica Della Calce (Cambridge Public Schools Early Literacy Interventionist) and Grace Enriquez (Lesley professor)
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Classroom Bookshelf with Lesley professors and SLJ bloggers Mary Ann Cappiello, Erika Dawes and Grace Enriquez: teaching with children's and young adult literature in the 21st century
Literature with a Focus on Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining Practices with BPS librarian Maura O'Toole and Park School Librarian Elyse Seltzer
Agency and Grit in Biographies with author and Lesley professor Susan Goodman