FAME, also known as the Florida Association for Media in Education, is "a collaborative, responsive, dynamic network for Florida school library media professionals." Each year, FAME hosts a three-day event consisting of keynote presentations, paid workshops, concurrent and practical sessions. It is the the only professional conference held in Florida that specifically supports the professional development needs of school librarians and library media specialists.
This will be FAME's 44th Annual Conference and we are excited to announce that FableVision's very own Paul Reynolds will be presenting at it.
The FableVision Team is thrilled to be attending the 2016 MassCUE and M.A.S.S. Annual Technology Conference. Educators from across the Commonwealth and all over New England will be introduced to new and exciting ways to improve the classroom environment with technology. We will be sharing two of our programs: Fab@School Maker Studio and Get Published!.
The conference is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.). Both organizations recognize the benefits of a collaborative partnership that focuses on the collective interests of our school districts.
Join FableVision and EdTechTeacher for a creativity workshop!
EdTechTeacher is an organization that recognizes the difficulty of "preparing students for an increasingly complex and cognitively demanding world." They provide professional development to teachers who are dedicated to fostering innovative learning opportunities for their students.
The organization has experience with a wide range of educational settings and grade levels, from large school districts to small independent schools. Need new technology to support student learning? EdTechTeacher is excited to partner with you.
Join us on September 17 for National Drive Electric Day – Monterey Bay, coordinated in conjunction with National Drive Electric Week, a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in electric vehicles and highlight the benefits of driving electric.
Activities for the whole family: Join hundreds of Monterey County students who will attempt to set a World Record for the largest display of mini replica Solar-Electric cars hand-made by students! This opportunity is made possible by Fused, an after-school program to inspire the next generation of innovators.
Peter H. Reynolds travels to the place where Dot Day began all thanks to founder Terry Shay, a teacher at North Tama School in Traer, Iowa. Reynolds, Shay, and the students of North Tama will come together to celebrate creativity, courage, and collaboration on the 7th Annual International Dot Day.
Want to learn more and join in on the fun? Click here!
Calling all Judy Moody fans! Join illustrator Peter H. Reynolds and celebrate the publication of Judy Moody and the Bucket List, the 13th book in the best-selling series. Judy’s making her own official “bucket list” -- what’s on yours? We’ll have materials for you to start your own! There will also be refreshments, a how-to-draw Judy demo by Peter, and more. Don’t miss this mid-summer extravaganza at The Blue Bunny!
Come and meet FableVision's Paul & Peter H. Reynolds as they read and sign their newest book, Charley Eliot and the Knights of the Woods, a story about preservationist and conservationist Charles Eliot.
In addition, the Reynolds brothers invite you to join them in celebrating the 125th Anniversary of The Trustees, a nonprofit conservation organization founded by Eliot whose mission is to preserve natural and historic places throughout Massachusetts.
For more information, click here.
On July 23, FableVision Learning will be exhibiting Fab@School Maker Studio at this year’s Boston Mini Maker Faire at the Boston Children’s Museum. This will be Boston’s first Maker Faire in which people of all ages come together to celebrate creativity in its various forms, from woodworkings to graphic designs. Our team will be joining many other amazing organizations so make sure to purchase your ticket here! More details to follow.
Peter and Paul H. Reynolds will be speaking at this year's Building Learning Communities (BLC) Education Conference in Boston. They will be joining colleagues from around the world who also aim to provide students with the best innovative and practical learning resources. This will be BLC's 17th Education Conference.
Following the talk at 11:30, Peter and Paul will be signing books in the Georgian Room in the Mezzanine area.
Join us for a warm reception hosted by Peter and Paul Reynolds at FableVision Studios for the 2016 Building Learning Communities Education Conference, which focuses on practical innovation in learning.
Do you have writer's block or need some inspiration for your next story? Have no fear because Peter is here!
The award-winning children's author will teach you how to extract a great story from your shoebox and share it with the world. Learn about creative exercises to help spark your imagination and listen to Peter's story of how he got started in the business, his writing process, and what his own personal struggles are. Attendees will also be able to have one-on-one time with Peter to speak about projects, ideas, and goals.
Discover new teaching methods, materials, and tools to transform lives through literacy. Join thousands of education professionals at the International Literacy Association 2016 Conference & Exhibitions on July 9-11 in Boston, MA.
International Literacy Association: Candlewick Press book signing with Peter H. Reynolds at 1:00 PM.
International Literacy Association: Charlesbridge book signing with Peter H. and Paul Reynolds at 11:00 am
Don't forget to check out some of the Fablevision Team's presentations:
Monday, June 27:
The FableVision Team will be at the STEM Playground: A New Way Of Thinking on Monday, June 27 at 8:00 a.m. where you can get hands on with Fab@School Maker Studio.
Join Julie Jaeger & Gwynn Moore as they share about Makerspaces in their "Digital Storytelling Playground: Makerspace for DS Phases to Create and Learn Firsthand" presentation on Monday, June 27th at 8:00 am.
Fablevision Ambassador, Elizabeth Brumbaugh and colleagues are presenting on "Building Capacity from the Inside Out" on Monday, June 27 at 8:30am.
Monday, June 27:
Fab@School Maker Studio Demonstration featuring Dr. Peggy Healy Stearns
Where: Canon Booth #1303
When: 12:30 - 1:10 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28th:
Fab@School Maker Studio Demonstration featuring Dr. Peggy Healy Stearns
Where: Canon Booth #1303
When: 2 - 2:40 p.m.
Fablevision Ambassador, Elizabeth Brumbaugh and Kyle Brumbaugh are presenting on "Your Google Ecosystem" on Tuesday, June 28th at 4:00pm.
Wednesday, June 29th:
Paul Reynolds & Dr. Peggy Healy Stearns’ will be offering a session “Create an Easy, Affordable Classroom Makerspace” on Wednesday, June 29th at 10:15am.
Paul Reynolds and the FableVision Learning Team presenting at the Abbot School in Westford, MA. It's going to be Publishing Day Extravaganza!
Peter H. Reynolds will be in store at An Unlikely Story to read from, discuss, and sign copies of his new book Playing from the Heart at 12pm on June 11th. A Massachusetts native, Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling illustrator and author, and his newest book celebrates the power of music.
Don’t stop at writing and illustrating your own story: publish it, too! Peter H. Reynolds, author-illustrator of bestselling picture books like The Dot and his newest book, Playing from the Heart, will guide you through the steps of brainstorming, writing, and illustrating—plus the essential processes or editing, design, and layout. Bring your creativity to life in this inspiring workshop!
Join us for the First Ever D75 MSAS Awesome Publishing Gala! This culminating event celebrates authors and animators NYC Department of Education’s District 75 Middle School After School Digital Content & Literacy Curriculum program.
In collaboration with FableVision Learning, a Boston-based education media and software developer, the 2015 school year kicked off with an exploration in animation and publishing.
Using Animation-ish and My Awesome Publishing Company, D75 students engaged in a rigorous, year-long exploration of literacy, creativity, and STEM.
Now it is time to celebrate all the hard work! You are invited to the Publishing Gala on June 1, at 10 a.m., to read the books and watch the animations created by the students of D75.
Eyes to the sky! Come join the crew at FableVision Studios for our 6th annual Creative Juices Art Show, for an evening where the team shows off some of the artwork and projects they create outside the studio. Come in and mingle with the team, check out the studio, and enjoy some great art around this year's theme: SPACE!
This event is free but RSVP is required. RSVP here
Peter and Paul Reynolds will be visiting the William E. Norris School in Southampton, MA. Sixth grades students have been been creating their own books using FableVision Learning’s My Awesome Publishing Company. Judy Buchanan, President of the the National Writing Project and Jane Reynolds, executive partner at FableVision Learning will be joining them.
New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds will be visiting Northwood Elementary School in Hilton, NY on April 22, 2016.
The Blue Bunny is thrilled to welcome artist and author, Wendell Minor, and his talented wife, Florence Minor, for a special Independent Bookstore Day event on Saturday April 30th at 2 p.m.
Wendell Minor is nationally known for the artwork he has created for over fifty award-winning children’s books. His many collaborators include Jean Craighead George, Robert Burleigh, Buzz Aldrin, Tony Johnston, Mary Higgins Clark, and last but not least, his wife Florence. Wendell is also the cover artist and designer of over two thousand books for authors Pat Conroy, David McCullough, Fannie Flagg, and Nathaniel Philbrick among many others. His portrait of “Truman” for the cover of David McCullough’s book is in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC. In 1988 Wendell was chosen as one of a six member team commissioned by NASA to document the shuttle Discovery’s return to flight. He has created paintings for Chicago’s Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum and the U.S. Postal Service.
We will be celebrating the publication of some of Wendell's most recent books with an Earth Day theme, including This is the Earth, Trapped: A Whale's Rescue, and Daylight Starlight Wildlife.
The North Star Children's Ramble is a one-of-a-kind literacy-themed sporting event for kids ages 4-12 and their families. There are age-specific races ranging from the 50 yard dash to 500 yard dash, and The Dedham Family Fun Run.
The North Star Childrens Ramble event also includes coloring activities for runners and non-runner audience participants. Like its "parent race," James Joyce Ramble, the North Star Ramble creatively mixes sports and the arts together by tying into Dedham author Peter H. Reynolds’ book, The North Star.
8:00 AM ♦ Pre-Race Free Registration starts
8:30 AM ♦ National Anthem on electric guitar by Steve Marchena
8:45 AM ♦ Dedham Family Fun Run
9:30 AM ♦ Children's Ramble Begins> 4 and under race - 50 yd dash
9:45 AM ♦ ages 5 & 6 race - 50 yd dash
10:00 AM ♦ ages 7 & 8 - 100 yd dash
10:10 AM ♦ age 9 & 10
10:20 AM ♦ ages 11 & 12
Peter H. Reynolds at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Presentation & Book Signing
Author and illustrator, Peter H. Reynolds, will join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston for a reading and signing of his book, Rose's Garden, on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at 11:00 am. The signing will be followed by a paper flower making project for the Institute's garden. This event is free to the public.
Join us at The Blue Bunny, Books & Toys as we celebrate the publication of a new book written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds; Playing from the Heart. A new picture book with the style and soul of Peter's signature books; The Dot, Ish, and Sky Color. Peter has composed a pitch-perfect tribute to the power of music and the bonds of family.
For those attending the National School Board Association Conference at the Boston Convention Center, AlphaBEST Education and FableVision Learning invite you to mingle with other like-minded educators who provide AlphaBEST's highly engaging content to over 14,000 students nationwide.
AlphaBEST Education will host a wine and cheese reception and book signing on Sunday, April 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at FableVision Studios on the top floor of Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress Street, Boston.
The Blue Bunny Bookstore will be on hand with books by Peter H. and Paul A. Reynolds.
This party is an RSVP-required, ticketed event. All are welcome, and tickets are free, but due to the event location in the Boston Children's Museum building, an accurate guest list and valid IDs are be required.
FableVision Studios is anchored at the Boston Harbor's Children's Wharf - within walking distance of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and many downtown/waterfront area hotels, with ample parking nearby. Just look for the famous, 4-story Hood Milk Bottle in front of the Children's Museum and you're there! The entrance for the party is located on the Congress Street side of the building.
Peter and Paul Reynolds will be featured speakers on creativity, Calling all Creatives: Time to Make Your Mark, at the National School Board Association Conference on April 9, 2016. The presentation will be followed by a book signing. For more information, click here.