For Adults & Educators

Whole Book Approach

Friday, April 3, 2014

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

(3 PDPs) Discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children. This session will include a chance for participants to observe a storytime at The Carle to see the Whole Book Approach in action. Afterwards, the group will discuss their observations and explore how to evaluate the picture book as an art form with the goal of using this critical engagement with the picture book as a platform for interactive reading experiences.

Instructor: Emily Prabhaker

Item No. 480323WBA
Using Picture Books with Older Students

Friday, April 3, 2014

1:30 - 4:30 pm

(3 PDPs) From Math to Language Arts and Social Studies picture books can be used to help differentiate instruction and making learning more fun and interactive. This workshop will provide strategies for integrating picture books in upper elementary curricula. We will explore using picture books to introduce new subject matter, simplify literary elements, and help students with their writing process.

Instructor: Susan Wells

Item No. 480323OLDER
Special Studio Art Workshop for Educators: The Illustrator's Eye, Real and Imagined, with Jerry Pinkney

April 25, 2015

10:00 am - 11:30 am

(2.5 PDPs) Using a slideshow, readings, and a drawing demonstration, Jerry Pinkney will discuss the decisions leading up to developing a book project, the ways in which he finds his own vision, and how he develops a fuller understanding of his subjects. A slideshow of images will include details about Jerry's art-making process, from rough thumbnail sketches to drawings in progress, and from dummy books to final art. Registration required. Space is limited.

Item No. 480123PINKNEY