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Workshop: America the Beautiful: Giants of American History

Title: America the Beautiful: Giants of American History

Speaker/Affiliation: Jim Weiss/Greathall Productions

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 10:00 AM

Description: America has been blessed with numerous heroic, extraordinary men and women who are real-life role models for our children. In this workshop, Jim Weiss presents riveting, time-honored, true stories that provide character, history and life lessons. Jim will show parents ways to make these people come to life in history and language arts lessons as well as how to offer perspective between the times in which they lived and today’s world. (Room 104)

Workshop: The Art & Joy of Storytelling & Reading Aloud to Children

Title: The Art & Joy of Storytelling & Reading Aloud to Children

Speaker/Affiliation: Jim Weiss/Greathall Productions

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 12:30 PM

Description: Who doesn’t like to be read to? And who better to read to children than the people they love & trust most, their parents. This workshop will teach parents to make the very most of their precious read-aloud time with their children. At the heart of each story he tells, Jim Weiss’ renowned ability to make even complex subjects comprehensible & memorable to young children is evident. This delightful & immediately useful workshop will help parents to become even better readers; more clearly define their children’s listening skills; facilitate the consideration of the freshness, outlook & interpretation of the stories they choose to read; & assist in using ones voice as an instrument with rewarding & dramatic results.