So, Sara and I have been working on an iteration of this project for almost a decade. We are going to be rolling out this resource this Fall. Nearly 200...Continue Reading...
Sara Holbrook and Michael Salinger
Author/Educators Sara Holbrook and Michael Salinger visit schools worldwide providing author visits, professional development and classroom workshops in writing, comprehension strategies, and public speaking for students K-12.
High-energy performance poets, Sara and Michael are frequent presenters at schools and conferences in the United States and over 50 countries. They provide lively, interactive assemblies, spirited classroom experiences, and engaging PD.
“We can show you writing framework strategies that will help make your students’ learning more visible.” – Michael Salinger
“Our collaborative snapshot writing lessons help kids question, synthesize, summarize and evidence learning. Strivers become thrivers.” – Sara Holbrook
All kids, all subject areas.
foster engagement • build literacy skills • expand vocabulary • deepen understanding • encourage close reading • make learning visible
scaffold public speaking • build confidence • create community • combat stage fright • encourage collaboration • support risk taking • make learning visible
We are sought-out award-winning performers and authors of many books for children – both story and textbooks. We captivate students – and educators!
January 1 - June 15, 2024
Stonebrook - Michael R. White Montessori
We have accepted a long term residency working Mondays and Thursdays in support of all around literacy. Our scheduling remains flexible though, so that we may accept other opportunities to work with students and teachers locally and abroad. We love our students at Stonebrook-White.
September 20 - 27, 2023
Canutillo Independent School District - El Paso, Texas
We will be working with two middle schools in the Canutillo district.
October 13, 2023
East Central Ohio Educational Service Center - New Philadelphia, Ohio
We return to Kent State Tuscarawas campus to work with young authors.
October 30 - November 4, 2023
The American International School of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria
We can't wait to hit the international road again and Africa is always a good choice. Halloween in Lagos should be exciting!
November 24 - 30, 2023
The International School of Yangon - Yangon, Myanmar
We are so thrilled to be headed back to this part of the world and looking forward to reconnecting with old friends.
January 22 - 26, 2024
Eastern Middle School, Greenwich CT
This will make 20 years we've been visiting this great little school!
February 19 - March 1, 2024
American Embassy School - New Delhi, India
How delightfully overwhelming to be going back to India where everything is happening everywhere all at once!
March 7 - 8, 2024
Write to Learn Conference, Columbia, MO
This will be our third time participating in this great conference.
April 15 - 17, 2024
Korea International School - Jeju Island, South Korea
Not only will we be meeting some exceptional educators and students we're betting there will be some Bi Bim Bop and bicycling involved.
April 18 - 24, 2024
Banksome Hall, Asia - Jeju Island, South Korea
We've worked with students here virtually, and now we get the chance to meet them face to face!