A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BOOK follows the stages of creating an illustrated book. SOMETHING FISHY is an illustrator’s mystery.
Anti-bullying and character education
Reading is Magic
The Magic of Respect
Reading is Magic
The Magic of Change
Our concert program “Place” explores geographies, languages and musical /cultural traditions from all over the globe, featuring original and traditional music from our 5 pieced ensemble. West African dancing can also be added to the performance.
I offer a variety of workshops, including Making Nonfiction Fun, Creating A Good Story, What People Eat Around the Globe, and A Writer’s Life
Having toured professionally for over 24 years, including three performances at The White House, Jason and Matthew Tardy are living proof that education, hard work, and dedication are a direct path to a successful future.
History: Ancient Egypt/ American Revolution/Civil War/Immigration/Renaissance/Pioneers/Women’s Rights/One Room Schoolhouse/Colonial Life
Birds of Prey/Raptors
We offer 5 different shows designed to excite kids to do more science. A) “Much work with Little Effort” teaches a unit about Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy, & Simple Machines B) “Notion of Motion” teaches all about Newton’s Laws of Motion, hypothesis, scientific method, and units C) “Kiddie Chem 101” teaches about solids, liquids, gases & Chemical Reactions D) “Combustion – the Fire Safety Show” teaches the chemistry of combustion and what to do about it in real life situations E) “Flight” teaches how the Wright Brothers combined the scientific discoveries of other scientists during the previous centuries to attain human flight. It’s a unit about the physics of air combined with historical information.
Making music with RiverJack Z
Joseph Bruchac – Author/Storyteller Visit, Native American (Abenaki) writer, storyteller and musician
Northeastern Native American cultures, histories and traditions through my writing and storytelling or workshop programs in which students write their own poems and stories and/or do their own storytelling. Also, themes of respect for one’s self and others, conflict resolution, and character development are built into all of my presentations.