Melissa Stewart visits scchools
  Melissa will offer as many programs as you can fit into your school-day schedule. She requests 5-10 minutes between programs and 30 minutes for lunch. Melissa prefers to be in one room, such as the school library, and have students come and go.  
Available programs: Writing Programs for Kids and Science Programs for Kids
SAMPLE SCHEDULES
Here are two sample schedules for an elementary school with three classrooms per grade level.
Schedule 1
9:00 - 9:30   Can an Aardvark Bark?   K,K,K   30 minutes
9:35 - 10:05   Can an Aardvark Bark?   1,1,1   30 minutes
10:10 - 10:50 Can an Aardvark Bark? 2,2,2 40 minutes
11:00 - 12:00   Creating Nonfiction   5,5,5   60 minutes
12:00 - 12:30   Lunch and Book Signing        
12:30 - 1:15   Why Chocolate is Better Than Roses   3,3,3   45 minutes
1:25 - 2:25   Creating Nonfiction   4,4,4   60 minutes
Schedule 2
8:30 - 9:15   Bringing Science to Life   K,1,2   45 minutes
9:20 - 10:05   Bringing Science to Life   K,1,2   45 minutes
10:10 - 10:55 Bringing Science to Life K,1,2 45 minutes
11:05 - 12:05   Creating Nonfiction   5,5,5   60 minutes
12:05 - 12:45   Lunch and Book Signing        
12:45 - 1:45   Animal Adaptations: Birds   4,4,4   60 minutes
2:00 - 2:45   Animal Adaptations: Frogs   3,3,3   45 minutes
If your school has more than 3 classrooms per grade level, and would like Melissa to meet with the entire student body, a multi-day visit will be required.
  FEES  
  VIRTUAL VISITS  
  Programs for Students: $150 per hour
Professional Development Workshops: $500 per hour
Family Literacy Programs: $200
 
  LIVE PROGRAMS  
  School Visits: $1300 per day (Discount available for multi-day visits.)
Professional Development Workshops:
$1500 per day
Family Literacy Programs: $600 (Discount available when combined with a school visit.)
 
  More than 75 miles from Acton, MA? Please add mileage, meals, and lodging.  
  More than 100 miles from Acton, MA? A multi-day visit is required. You can coordinate with other schools or libraries in your area to split the costs, or check with Melissa to see if your location might fit into her existing travel schedule.  
 
School Visits with Melissa Stewart
School Visit Slideshow
Watch this video to see how Melissa taps into the delight and fascination children have for nature and learning via the tools that nature provides.
 
  For more information or to book a date, contact Melissa:
melissa [please insert “at” symbol] melissa-stewart [dot] com.”
 
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