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Exploring Race & Representation in Picture Books

February 16 & February 23, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online workshop

Registration for this workshop is full. 

(3 PDPs) Examine how to use picture books to provide "mirrors and windows" that reflect readers' identities and open their eyes to the world beyond their lived experiences. In this two-part workshop, we will consider criteria for selecting books, explore titles featured in The Carle's current book exhibition Picture the Dream: Celebrating the Civil Rights Movement through Children's Books, and share strategies for engaging children in critical conversations about race at story time. Participants will also discover tools for conducting diversity audits and other resources for building a more equitable, inclusive book collection.

Note: This is a 2-day online session, taking place February 16 and 23, from 6:30 - 8:00 pm EST.

Item No. 480123RACE
$40.00
Workshop-Little Books, Big Feelings

Workshop is Full.
Please contact programs@carlemuseum.org to be added to the waitlist.

April 27 & May 4, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online workshop

(3 PDPs) What stories do we tell to help children cope? In this two-part workshop we will consider how we can use picture books to support social emotional learning. Participants will explore books that address various SEL competencies, including books that can help young readers navigate intense emotions and challenging situations. Participants will consider how these books reflect their experiences inside and outside of the classroom, and learn emotionally responsive practices for engaging children in shared reading experiences.

Note: This is a 2-day online session, taking place April 27 and May 4 from 6:30-8:00 pm.

Item No. 480123FEEL
$40.00
Whole Book Approach

March 8 & March 9, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online workshop

(3 PDPs) Learn about The Whole Book Approach and discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children. Participants will 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.

Note: This is a 2-day online session, taking place March 8 and 9 from 6:30 - 8 pm.

Item No. 480123WBA
$40.00