2-Day Teacher Workshop

Author Workshops

In these live and interactive workshops, the award-winning authors of the Picture-Perfect Science and Picture-Perfect STEM series, Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan, will help you learn how to implement STEM and literacy in your school or classroom. 

Virtual Workshop With the Authors, $199

During this 6-hour training divided into 3 sessions, you will:

  • Participate in model lessons and activities via Zoom
  • Become familiar with many high-quality, STEM-related picture books
  • Experience the 5E Instructional Model
  • Receive an electronic packet of lessons that integrate STEM and literacy

This workshop targets grades K-5. The target audience includes classroom teachers, STEM teachers, administrators, STEM coaches, media specialists, literacy specialists - all in the K-5 range.

Train-the-Trainer Add-On, an additional $350

A Train-the-Trainer option is available to add-on if you would like to redeliver this workshop to educators in your district. After attending the Virtual Workshop with the Authors, you will receive an additional 2-hour training session on how to facilitate the 1-day Picture-Perfect STEM Teacher Workshop AND a training kit containing:

  • A facilitator guide with detailed notes about set-up and presentation
  • A flash drive containing the slides and videos used in the workshop
  • The 12 picture books featured in the workshop
  • Three consensogram posters and a Design Process poster
  • A chime

Note: Train-the-Trainer Add-On must be purchased in addition to the Virtual Workshop with the Authors.

 Which Workshop is Right for Me?

The Virtual Workshop with the Authors is ideal for an elementary educator who wants to integrate STEM and literacy in their classroom or STEM lab. Learning straight from award-winning authors Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan, you will build a solid understanding of STEM and literacy integration and the 5E model through participation in model lessons and engaging hands-on learning tasks. By the end of this experience, you will have the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to successfully begin implementing Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons in your own classroom.

The Train-the-Trainer option is designed to help curriculum and instructional specialists, science coaches, and other teacher-leaders conduct workshops to introduce the Picture-Perfect STEM program to teachers in their own school or district. You will receive everything you need to get your colleagues started (facilitator guide, PowerPoint slides, videos, handouts, picture books, and posters) as well as a 2-hour online module and on-going support from the authors. The Virtual Author Workshop is a prerequisite to the Train-the-Trainer.