Complete and Continue
School Visits 101
SCHOOL'S ABOUT TO START! TAKE A SEAT.
An Introduction to the Course (15:06)
An introduction to your host - ME! ADAM WALLACE! (6:00)
WHY DO WE DO SCHOOL VISITS?
Won't someone think about the children? What's in a school visit for them? (9:14)
What About Meeeee? What's in a school visit for authors/illustrators? (7:45)
School's in ... but why? What's in a school visit for the school? (8:54)
IMPORTANT NUMBERS YOU NEED TO KNOW
How much should you charge per session/per day/per week? (5:56)
What if it's a workshop or presentation? Do you charge the same? (0:41)
Should you charge for travel and accommodation? (0:53)
But how long should the sessions go for? (1:21)
How many children should you see at one time? (3:33)
How many sessions per day, Adam? (2:18)
But what age groups should you talk to? (4:10)
Do you need to cater your talk to different age groups? (2:54)
HOMEWORK TIME! YAY! WE LOVE HOMEWORK! (3:39)
BOOK SALES? HOW AND WHY TO DO THEM!
4 Ways to do Book Sales at Schools (6:55)
More sales! MORE SALES! But how??? (9:31)
Book Launches in Schools (as free visits!) (4:45)
Book Sales Extras for the Kids (3:47)
BUT HOW? HOW DO YOU GET A SCHOOL VISIT ... OR 50?
How do I, Adam Wallace, get my school visits? (16:41)
The first lot of homework! (2:04)
Should you book a Booking Agent to book your bookings? (7:09)
The second lot of Homework! (2:23)
Fly away! Time to create your own Flyer and Letter!!! (4:26)
THINGS TO THINK ABOUT FOR YOUR VISIT!
Workshop or Talk? What Should you do? (4:48)
Technology? Should you use it? Do you HAVE TO use it? (3:11)
Should There be a Teacher With You in the Room? (0:15)
An Interactive Session is GREAT, but HOW MANY Activities should you run? (6:46)
Do you need a published book to be able to do school visits? (3:53)
Crowd Control. Keeping the kids in line! (4:46)
Should you watch other authors and illustrators present? (5:11)
Be YOU! Authenticity in a presentation. (8:43)
Should you sign autographs? (3:01)
Should you let the children share their work? (1:59)
Should you do a reading? (2:52)
What's an ice-breaker and should you have one? (3:58)
CREATE YOUR VERY OWN SCHOOL VISIT WORKSHOP!
Create a workshop - an introduction. (1:37)
Create a school visit workshop Step 1 - The Ice-breaker! (0:23)
Create a school visit workshop Step 2 - The First 5-10 Minutes - Introducing Yourself and your books. (1:43)
Create a school visit workshop Step 3 - The Next 10 Minutes - Introducing the Activity. (2:31)
Create a school visit workshop Step 4 - The Next 10-15 Minutes - Individual or Group Work. (3:47)
Create a school visit workshop Step 5 - The Next 10 Minutes (maximum) - Sharing Work! (2:23)
Create a school visit workshop Step 6 - The Next 10 Minutes - Question Time! (2:19)
Create a school visit workshop Step 7 - Finishing Up! (2:07)
Extra Homework! Yay! You're so lucky! (1:43)
THINGS YOU MUST DO BEFORE YOUR FIRST VISIT!!!
The 4 things you MUST DO before visiting a school!!! (4:22)
6 things you don't HAVE TO DO, but that are Highly Recommended. (5:49)
TIPS FOR IN THE CLASSROOM!
6 tips that will help your session run more smoothly. (10:02)
SUMMING IT ALL UP!
And now, the end is here ... sort of. (2:52)
THERE'S A BONUS SECTION? THERE SURE IS, AND IT'S RIGHT HERE!
Books courses, quotes and more to help you on your journey. (11:49)
ANOTHER BONUS SECTION? ARE YOU CRAZY?
Come and see me do a school visit, or catch up to chat about school visits! (3:55)
APPENDIX B - RESOURCES TO DOWNLOAD
Here are the resources!!! For YOU!
But how long should the sessions go for?
Lecture content locked
If you're already enrolled,
you'll need to login
Enroll in Course to Unlock