Visual Storytelling with Jess Racklyeft

Meet Jess Racklyeft in a fun, interactive workshop! Hosted by Melissa Keil, one of Story Tools creators and authors, this online event is on that's sure to inspire.

Explore how Story Tools can inspire your kids visual storytelling and boost their visual literacy - and try your hand at illustrating too!

Suitable for all ages - and abilities!

Sharing First Nations’ stories in the classroom with Jasmine Seymour

Join Dharug woman, artist and educator Jasmine in conversation with Story Box Library CEO & Founder, Nicole Brownlee.

Jasmine shares in-depth knowledge about how educators can facilitate First Nations’ stories confidently in the classroom, and use children’s literature for greater awareness and understanding of First Nations’ languages, cultures, heroes and histories. Special guest Chloe Lumsden shares how to build a meaningful Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) for your school community.

Building Confident & Creative Writers

Hear from award-winning creators and education experts on how to nurture student creativity.

Hosted by author and Story Tools creator Melissa Keil, watch a fantastic panel discussion with award-winning authors George Ivanoff and Nova Weetman, from Story Tools Series 1, plus education experts and teachers Nina Perkinson and Lauren Tomlin, discussing how to effectively teaching narrative writing in the classroom, with practical tips and takeaways for educators.

Whose story gets to be shared? Creating a diverse library

Learn what authentic diversity looks like in children’s literature and why it matters, in this practical event for all educators, librarians and families.

Watch our expert discussion with the Story Box Library team, featuring academic Dr Helen Adam, and author Melissa Keil, as they discuss the importance of representation and diversity in children’s literature, and practical ways to ensure all children are heard and seen.

12 Steps to Engage your Readers using Story Box Library

Practical ideas for using Story Box Library in multiple learning, teaching and community applications for educators.

Watch this informative event from the Story Box Library team, with further training and knowledge to cater for the diverse and individual needs of students, including accessibility features and more. Plus, tips on using our online platform to engage families and extend learning beyond the classroom.

Mythbusting Screentime for Kids

Understand about the benefits and importance of digital technology in early childhood learning and development, for all educators, librarians and families.

Watch our expert discussion, featuring Early Childhood education teacher and consultant Linda Harrison, and Story Box Library’s Education Resource Developer, Amelia Otto, as they bust myths about screen time for young kids, and explore how digital technologies can enhance creativity and learning.

Getting to know the Story Box Library basics

Step-by-step guide to all features and functions, for all educators and teaching professionals.

Watch this practical and helpful event from the Story Box Library team, on how to use our digital resource’s versatile functions and accessibility features, to engage young students in literacy and learning. Plus, helpful resources to enhance teaching and improve educator confidence.

Watching these sessions will contribute towards meeting Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, and will provide learning that contributes towards LIANZA professional registration. Certificates available upon request.

For more information about Story Box Library’s online events, visit our blog here.