Author, Teacher, Speaker
Meet some of my friends who love to read and learn!
I offer a variety of presentations for different age groups and I am always willing to customize a program for your specific needs. Just let me know what works for you!
The Classroom Experience
Grades - 4-8
Secret weapons, covert operations, and enemy spies are all a part of American history. Learn about President Washington's secret spy ring, discover the world's first submarine, and explore the ace air fighters of World War One. You can select the period of history that you want emphasized in your school's presentation.
American Civil War
World War One
World War II
Grades 1- 5
Let your students earn their detective badges! Using an inquiry-based approach and informational texts your students will become history detectives and solve some of the strangest stories of history. Topics that may be covered are mysteries of ancient Egypt, the Civil War, space secrets, and mysteries of the monarchies.
George has a BIG problem. He has to write a story for his class and he doesn't know where to start! Your students will help George learn that everyone can be an author. This class reinforces the process of writing found in Writer's Workshop and the Common Core.
Bring the whole family and get parents and grandparents involved in exploring history and science with their children. I provide a hands-on interactive program that includes "exploding" experiments and racing airplanes. It is sure to have your families checking out books in the non-fiction section of the library.
The only thing I love more than writing books is talking about them. I love to do school visits and I have several programs available. I spent 25 years teaching so I am at ease with any size audience. And have I mentioned I love kids? Fifth grade boys are my favorite! One volcano explosion and we're friends for life.