Resources

Resources For Educators & Parents

Ninja, Ninja, Never Stop!
  • LESSON PLAN #1 (K-1st) -- Prediction Skills

  • LESSON PLAN #2 (1st-2nd) -- Powerful Words

 Classroom Brain Break Video 

Guys Read - www.GuysRead.org

Guys Read is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author Jon Scieszka in 2001. Its mission is "to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers" by bringing attention to the issue, promoting the expansion of what is called "reading" to include materials like comic books, and encouraging grown men to be literacy role models.

Early Childhood Literacy - American Library Association 
literacy.ala.org/early-childhood-literacy/

Kids Need To Read - www.kidsneedtoread.org

Resources For Writers

ORGANIZATIONS

Society of Children's Book & Illustrators - www.scbwi.org

The premier organization dedicated to assisting creators of children's content through resources, mentorships, scholarships, workshops and conferences to develop craft and industry knowledge along with networking opportunities at the local, regional , international and virtual levels. 

CLASSES FOR WRITERS

Lighthouse Writers Workshop - www.LighthouseWriters.org

Lighthouse Writers Workshop provides the highest caliber of artistic education, support, and community for writers and readers in the Rocky Mountain Region and beyond.

University College - https://universitycollege.du.edu/pwri/

Professional Creative Writing Program at University College at the University of Denver.