School Library Journal Webinar: Inspire Joyful Curiosity in Math-Themed Children’s Literature

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Offered by the Mathematical Sciences Research Study Institute (MSRI) and College Library Journal

Getting in touch with kids’ interests as well as demonstrating how mathematics is woven right into every element of the world around us is at the heart of the Mathical Book Prize, which acknowledges math-inspiring children’ literature for Grades PreK-12.

Sign up with three Title I school librarians as they share programming concepts for utilizing titles from the Mathical Book List in their institutions; fulfill Steve Light, author/illustrator of “Have You Seen My Dragon?”

Regulated by educators Celina Gonzalez as well as Kirsten Bohl, the session will consist of time for concerns and discussion. Join us to check out math in children’s literary works, as well as grab ideas on exactly how to motivate youngsters to love mathematics in the globe around them.

Mediators:
Kirsten Bohl, Mathical Book Prize Coordinator, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Celina Gonzalez, previous numerous topics teacher/education expert, High Tech Elementary North County, San Marcos, CA
Erika Long, School Librarian, Metro Nashville Public Schools, Nashville, TN

Panelists:
Melissa Blount, George Middle School Library, Portland, OR
Anna Chou, Carriage Hill Elementary School, Papillion, NE
Steve Light, children’s book author/illustrator
Michelle Melencio, librarian, Bryant Woods Elementary, Columbia, MD

. Link to Celina Gonzalez’s video with inscriptions can be found right here:.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW4mxBXhXxs.

Web link to the MSRI post regarding the webinar can be located here:.
https://www.mathicalbooks.org/2021/07/free-mathical-books-webinar-sept-2021/.

Web link to the PDF handout can be discovered here:.
https://www.mathicalbooks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/2021_Mathical_SLJ_webinar_handout.pdf.