Using Picture Books K-12

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Basic Information

Workshop run by: College Courses Online

Online independent study

Phone Number: 303-905-7332
Registration Website:
Presenter: Dr. Anne Goiran Bevelhimer

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Using Picture Books K-12

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Additional Information

Fees: $360 + graduate credit fees
Registration Date: Any day of the year.
Eligible Audience: Educators K-12
Credits Awarded: 3 graduate semester credit hours, or 3 CEU or 5 graduate quarter credit hours. English or Education prefixes available.

You will receive the text for Using Picture Books K-12 in the form of a pdf when you register. Print options are available upon registration. Preview sample pages and syllabus at

Workshop Highlights:

Explore the rich use of picture books for any classroom K-12 to build content knowledge, vocabulary, and informational reading. Use picture books as mentor texts for the crafts and structures of writing. A professional development course for teachers that will energize and uplift you.


In Using Picture Books, K-12, explore the sopistication and versatility of picture books and how to use this genre across the curriculum. Choose high quality picture books in both literary and informational texts to read. Use picture books as a resource of short texts, opportunites to study complex text structures in both visual literacy and highly crafted language structures. Use picture books to support any content area (even math) and any literacy skill - as a way of introducing content, build background knowledge, create a rich resource of vocabulary, and offer a variety of curriculum opportunities for reading, writing and content area skills. Meets Common Core State Standards in Reading and Writing. A popular and well loved course!