Webinar Update: Teaching Tough Topics with Children’s Literature

Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Literature

Our highly anticipated webinar, “Teaching Tough Topics with Children’s Literature” has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM EDT!

Join us for our timely webinar with panelists Jinnie Spiegler, Director of Curriculum at Anti Defamation League (ADL) and Katie Potter, Literacy Specialist at Lee & Low Books to discuss how to talk to young people about topics such as: bullying, bias, what’s happening in the news, allyship, and action through worthy books and corresponding activities and resources.

At the end of this webinar, participants will receive a toolkit that features book lists relevant to the topics, free resources about these issues, links to relevant websites, and a one-hour professional development certificate.

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM PDT
How to Join: You can register here.

Registration is FREE, but space is limited so register today! Even if you can’t attend live, you can still register and we will send a recording of the webinar to all registrants after the webinar takes place.

If you have any questions or particular topics you would like to see covered, feel free to leave them in the comments.

4 thoughts on “Webinar Update: Teaching Tough Topics with Children’s Literature”

  1. The challenge of writing about tough subjects is that it isn’t hard to get caught in our own biases. I often find when I am illustrating it is just natural for me to gravitate to things from my childhood — which is a world much different than that my grandchildren are living in. I read 12 new books to my granddaughter every week. Some of those books have underlying messages that challenge the readers to think differently. Reading — and writing — is a constant evolution.

  2. Hi! I’d like to participate in today’s webinar, but I am unable to register. Perhaps there is no longer space, or might I have be having difficulty because I live outside the US? Any help in signing up would be appreciated.

    1. Hi Amanda! Registration is still open, so you should still be able to register from inside or outside the US. I suggest trying to register again as there might be glitch. Let us know if you have any other issues. Thanks!

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