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2:00 pm

Information Session: Simmons College MFA in Writing for Children at The Carle Museum

October 30, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Simmons College and The Carle are delighted to announce the expansion of our partnership offering graduate programs in children’s literature at The Carle to include: the continuation of the MFA in Writing for Children program, a new MA in Children’s Literature, and a new joint degree combining the MFA/MA degree programs. Attend an informational session […] Find out more »
4:30 pm

Educators’ Night with Jack Gantos at The Carle Museum

October 30, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce its Annual Educators’ Night on October 30, 2013, featuring a conversation and book signing with award-winning author Jack Gantos, as well as presentations from educators about integrating the arts into the classroom. The event begins at 4:30 pm and is free and open […] Find out more »
6:00 pm
$50 (members), $65 (non-members)

Crash Course in Picture Books

October 30, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wellesley Books,
82 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Have you always wanted to try writing a picture book? Picture book texts can look deceptively simple, but when you sit down to write one, it can be hard to know how to begin. In this three-hour crash-course in picture books writing, we’ll look at several topics ranging from the question, “What is a picture […] Find out more »

Common Core: Making Sense of the Standards

October 30, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pearson,
501 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116 United States
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The Common Core Initiative is not only changing the classroom, but the world of educational publishing. How are publishers re-purposing their content and meeting the new demands? Join as experts discuss how they are developing new methods and products that can help schools successfully provide the knowledge and skills that our young people need for […] Find out more »
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