J.K. Rowling grants open licence for teachers during Covid-19 outbreak - J.K. Rowling. Publishers Adapt Policies To Help Educators. Picture Books Read Aloud Videos for Lesson Use. I am at our public library right now and it is deserted.
Wisconsin was ordered to close their schools this coming week as more and more cases of Covid-19 pile up. The world is upside down. As we prepare to switch to online learning, I have been thinking of the power of the read aloud. How having the social connection through shared books can bring us together. How doing a read aloud in this stressful time can calm us. Kate Messner has a post that details which publishers have given limited permission to read their books aloud following their guidelines, see the post here.
Indianapolis Public Library has a compiled list here with more than 100 titles Storyline online has a compiled list right here with some great titles Kate Messner is compiling videos right here featuring authors and illustrators sharing their work and resources Susan Tan has a great video channel featuring writing prompts and read alouds Kidlit TV has a great compilation here Harper Kids Has their read alouds compiled here. The Big List of Children's Book Writers Doing Virtual Author Activities. With kids at home and parents looking for educational activities, many of our favorite authors are offering online read-alouds and activities on social media.
We’ve rounded up over 50 of the best virtual author activities below! Read-Alouds for Elementary School Kids These authors are offering read-alouds of their books and books by their favorite authors. Roda Ahmed The author will be doing read-alouds on Instagram Live of her book Mae Among the Stars. Diane Alber Reading one of her books each day on Facebook! Mac Barnett The author will be reading a book a day on Instagram Live. Helene Boudreau She is hosting DRAW ME MORE: a Read-Along/ Draw-Along activity on her website. Ben Clanton Author and illustrator of It Came in the Mail; Rot, the Cutest in the World; and upcoming Rot, the Bravest in the World. Julia Cook Julia Cook, bestselling children’s author, will be doing Monday and Friday readings on Facebook Live at 9:00 AM CST!
Fabien Cousteau. Brightly Storytime. The Big List of Children's Book Writers Doing Virtual Author Activities. The Big List of Children's Book Writers Doing Virtual Author Activities. Canadian children's writers & illustrators are sharing readings of their books online. As Canadians stay indoors this month, writers and illustrators across the country are filming readings of their books or drawing lessons for viewers to watch online.
Here's a collection of taped and upcoming readings. This list will be updated regularly. It was last updated on March 26, 2020. Alice Aspinall. □□ Read-Along with PBS KIDS! READ ALONG with MICHELLE OBAMA! READ ALONG with MICHELLE OBAMA. READ ALONG with MICHELLE OBAMA.