4-week journalism course in April for kids

Toronto_Public_Library_logo.svgKids! In Toronto? Interested in journalism?

Come to my fun four-week journalism course sponsored by Toronto Public Libraries and Sophie’s Studio.

Click HERE for the details and registration information on the library website.

Sign up now because space is limited!

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Mar. 7, 2017: Brock U, teacher-candidates

Brock logoI’ll be talking to the Brock University teacher-candidates on Tuesday about so-called “Fake News.” What it is, what it isn’t — and how to teach kids about it.

I’m looking forward to meeting all of the educators-to-be!

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Wed., March 8, 2017: E.I. McCulley, St. Catharines

EI McCulley school St. CatharinesI’m looking forward to my visit to E. I. McCulley P.S. in St. Catharines!
We’ll be talking about:

  • Letters and words
  • Writing
  • The news
  • Critical thinking
  • Literacy

I look forward to meeting the students, teachers — and the parents! — on March 8.

Goooooooo Jaguars!

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Sat., Nov. 19, 2016 – PYI Conference

Want to publish a children’s book? Find out how to break in at CANSCAIP’s Packaging Your Imagination conference, Sat., Nov. 16. Join me and three great authors at the Breaking In panel, 1:00 ET. Register here. http://canscaip.org/event-2298772

#PYI2016

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PRIDE Family Storytime July 2, 10:30 a.m.

PrideTO_Logo_BlackI’ll be doing a reading of Tagged Out during PRIDE Toronto, at the
Yorkville Library on Sat., July 2 at 10:30 a.m.

There will be other authors there as well, including Catherine Hernandez.

It’s a free event, and great for the whole family. Hope you can join us!

Click here for more details.

 

 

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Book launch cancelled (postponed)

rain

There’s going to be a lot of rain tomorrow (Saturday) so the launch for Tagged Out has been postponed. The Opening Day Celebrations for Toronto Playgrounds baseball league have also been postponed. When I know what the new date will be, I’ll let you know. Sorry about that!

 

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