Guest speaker Samantha Mantalone Cook, M.A.T., homeschooler, historian, and co-author of the recently published book: Project-Based Learning, Creating a Modern Education of Curiosity, Innovation, and Impact.joins us for an engaging discussion on how to build an alternative, academically-rich high school experience. Create a modern education through projects, experiences, technology, and more. Learn tips on how to use your own personal home education philosophy to create opportunities and choices. Most of the topics discussed can be applied to elementary years as well, everyone is welcome!
Have a writing project underway or an inspiration that needs nudging? Join other local writers at the Lyons Regional Library on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss projects, share tips, and offer a listening ear. Facilitated by Dr. Kayann Short, award-winning teacher and author of A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography, this informal and free monthly gathering is for anyone with an interest in writing of any flavor.