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Music, Books and Puppet Connections for All Classrooms
Thursday September 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Mary Jo Huff, multi-award winning author, master storyteller and puppeteer for the early childhood classroom
Sponsored by Frog Street Press
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Get ready to connect language and literacy using music, books and puppets with Mary Jo Huff, master storyteller and puppeteer for the early learning classroom!
Create a visual aspect to your classroom to challenge the imagination.
Meet a puppet mascot and learn how to engage the differences of every child.
Mary Jo engaged viewers with her high-energy, interactive visit. She shared delightful stories, books, props and musical fun. Mary Jo also showed simple ways to play with language, use imagination and create wonderful places for children to share and learn through the power of educational play. Her enthusiasm will motivate you and give you ideas for being creative and using your imagination.
This session is designed to help you spark children’s natural curiosity and feed their imaginations through intentional, meaningful and playful lesson activities. Learn how to enhance your young learners’ skills with research-based strategies through songs, chants, and stories to make learning joyful!
Mary Jo Huff is a multi-award winning author and puppeteer. She is a master storyteller who enjoys connecting the power of stories, puppet play, music and movement to the early childhood classroom. Mary Jo has been involved with early childhood education for over 30 years and shares that knowledge with you as an experienced multi-award-winning author, recording artist and educational trainer. She also is an international keynote speaker and has presented at numerous educational conferences including NAEYC, SECA, IRA, ASCD, FROG STREET SPLASH and Head Start. Mary Jo also has written numerous books for early childhood educators including Storytelling with Puppets, Props and Playful Tales, Story Play: Building Language and Literacy One Story at a Time and Creative Storytelling. The numerous award winning CDs and DVDs she has created are available on her website.