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WATCH AND CHAT LIVE FROM THIS PAGE ON February 7, 2017 at 04:00 pm PST

How can you engage teens to be Changemakers?  KidsTales.org, a nonprofit founded by a kid for kids, will present their changemaking story and explore how to create, engage, and sustain teen changemakers. Kidstales.org brings creative writing workshops, taught by teen instructors, to 8 to 12 year old kids that do not have access to writing experiences outside of school. During a Kids Tales workshop, kids spend a week creating their very own short story. At the end of the week, the stories are assembled in a collection and self-published as a real, physical anthology. This past summer Kids Tales taught workshops in five countries, serving 400 kids and engaging 100 teen writing instructors.

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During the broadcast, the conversation will also take place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning.

Participants for this Webinar Include: 

  • Kevin Hodgson (host)teaches 6th grade at the William E. Norris Elementary School in Southampton, MA and is the Outreach Co-Director with the Western Massachusetts Writing Project. He is active on Twitter and blogs at Kevin’s Meandering Mind.
  • Katie Eder, founded Kids Tales, a non-profit that runs creative writing workshop for kids 8-12. At 16, she is the Executive Director of the organization and the recipient of a number of other honors, including being named an International Literacy Association 30 Under 30 Literacy Champion.
  • Additional Guests

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