Online presentations:

- Meet the Author

     This presentation would include a read aloud of Pedro's Pan, a discussion of the life of a prospector, my experiences and the emotional journey that Pan goes on. There will also be time for a short Q&A . Approximate time: 30 minutes. Geared towards K-2.

-The Craft of Writing

     I will discuss with a class the process of writing including the various forms of Children's Literature. I will discuss the process I used to write a picture book as well as other forms of writing. We will then create a short story together with prompts from the class. Approximate time: 30-45 minutes. Geared towards Elementary Age Students.

-Where Does Gold Come From

     A STEM based study on the scientific explanation of what gold is, where did it originate from, how it ended up in creeks, and its modern importance. Approximate time is 30 minutes. Material adapted for 3rd grade and up.

-Who Was Felix Pedro?

     This discussion looks briefly at who Felix Pedro was, the Alaskan Gold Rushes, and the importance of immigration on America and Alaska. We will discuss the importance of the Gold Rushes and how they shaped Alaska. Approximate time: 30-45 minutes. Geared towards 4th grade and above.

-Gold Rushes of North America

     This presentation looks at the importance of the 5 major gold rushes in North America and their impact on the expansionism of the United States, the acquisition of new territory, as well as the negative consequences to the indigenous peoples who lived there. Approximate time: 30-45 minutes. Geared for 5th grade and above.

*For Pricing information, please see the Presentations page.