Korea Studies Workshop

Location: Waltham Woods Conference Center, Waltham, MA

Presentation of The Legend of Hong Kil Dong

Date: October 11, 2014

“Mirrors and Lenses”

Location: Saco, Maine

workshop for Saco elementary school teachers

Date: October 10, 2014

Waterville Public Library

Location: Waterville, ME

Presented "Ten Mysteries of Talking Walls" with author Margy Burns Knight

Date: August 30, 2014

American Folk Festival

Location: Bangor, ME

Participated on a panel of Maine authors

Date: August 24, 2014

Camp Sejong

Location: Hardwick, NJ

Created a 64-page comic book with 70 Korean Americans ages 7-14, at this sleep-over camp

Date: August 10-16

Baker Middle School

Location: Brookline, MA

Presentation of The Legend of Hong Kil Dong

Date: June 16, 2014

“A Place at the Table”

Location: Simmons College, Boston, MA

A CBC Diversity "speed-dating-style event with six authors and illustrators known for creating inclusive literature," co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons and the Horn Book and presented in partnership with Children’s Books Boston.

Date: May 14, 2014

NESCBWI Regional Conference

Location: Springfield, MA

Presented workshop on strategic planning, "What is the Life You Want to Live?," for children's book writers and illustrators

Date: May 2-4

Language, Culture and Identity Conference

Location: USM, Portland, Maine

Presented two workshops at educators conference hosted by the Multilingual and Multicultural Center of Portland Public Schools

Date: April 17, 2014

Brown Elementary School

Location: South Portland, Maine

Author visit, K-5

Date: April 15-16

Reading Roundup

Location: Augusta, Maine

Receiving the Katahdin Award!

workshop on "I'm Your Neighbor" books with Kirsten Cappy

Date: April 10, 2014

Teaching and Working in a Diverse World: Expanding Our Understanding

Location: University of Maine at Farmington

Keynote presentation, "Mirrors and Lenses: Considering Race," and workshop, "Books as Bridges"

Date: March 21, 2014

Ellsworth Elementary School

Location: Ellsworth, Maine

K-5 Talking Walls presentations with author Margy Burns Knight

Date: March 25-26

Primary Source

Location: Watertown, MA

Educators workshop presenting the new Talking Walls, with author Margy Burns Knight

"Primary Source promotes history and humanities education by connecting educators with people and cultures throughout the world."

Date: March 31, 2014

Brent International School

Location: Subic, Baguio and Manila, The Philippines

K-12 presentations at 3 campuses

More info in my blogposts: "The Philippines!" and "Librarians Make the Most of a School Visit"

Date: March !2-18

Concordian International School

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Middle school author visit

Read more in my blogpost, "Bangkok!"

Date: March 10-11, 2014

Meroby Elementary School

Location: Mexico, Maine

author visit, K-5

Date: March 3-4, 2014

Korea Studies Program

Location: UMass, Lowell

Presentation of The Legend of Hong Kil Dong

Date: February 15, 2014

Talking Walls Launch Party

Location: Mainely Frames,
541 Congress Street, Portland, Maine

Celebration of the release of Talking Walls - Discover Your World, a revised and updated "Classic Edition" of the two Talking Walls books

- Refreshments: Wine & cheese & crackers
- Display of original Talking Walls illustrations
- Books available for purchase and autographing
- "Reconciliation and Forgiveness Wall" - Community activity honoring the life of Nelson Mandela
- Drawing for free copies of the book (for educators who attended the workshop) - 5 winners

Date: February 7, 2014
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 (during First Friday Artwalk)

Talking Walls Educators Workshop

Location: Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Library,
519 Congress St #2B,
Portland, Maine

The first forty educators who register are invited to an hour-long free workshop with the author and illustrator to introduce the new Talking Walls - Discover Your World, and to share examples of how to use the book to meet Common Core standards for informational text, grades K-8: Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, Integration of Knowledge and Ideas, and Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity.

Each participant will be entered in a drawing to win a free copy of the book at the launch party (see below).

To register: Email name, school and contact information (subject line: Teacher Workshop) to margyburnsknight@gmail.com by February 1, 2014

Date: February 7, 2014
Time: 3:45-4:45