About the Author:

Michelle Kay Compton, MA, is a consultant, speaker and an outreach educator for a children’s museum that supports early learning educators in the implementation of STEAM and literacy practices as well as designing makerspaces. With over 20 years of experience, she holds a master’s degree in varying exceptionalities and is endorsed in gifted, reading, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

Michelle Kay Compton 's Books

  • Makerspaces: Remaking Your Play and STEAM Early Learning Areas

    Authors: Michelle Kay Compton, Robin Chappele Thompson

    Product Code:
    547138 (Softbound)
    547145 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-713-8 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-714-5 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 3-8
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Makerspaces is a first-to-market resource for early childhood professionals that focuses on how to cultivate the maker mind-set in the youngest learners, how to engage young children in maker-centered learning, design and introduce makerspaces, and how to select/use open-ended tools and materials.

    $34.95  
    $34.95  
  • StoryMakers on Deck

    Authors: Michelle Kay Compton, Robin Chappele Thompson

    Product Code:
    547480 (Cards)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-748-0 (Cards)
    Age Focus: 4-8
    Full Color
    Available: June 15, 2021

    Description & More Details

    The StoryMakers on Deck cards inspire educators and children to use simple materials to make stories and projects.

    40 cards.

    $12.95  
  • StoryMaking: The Maker Movement Approach to Literacy for Early Learners

    Authors: Michelle Kay Compton, Robin Chappele Thompson

    Product Code:
    546032 (Softbound)
    546049 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-603-2 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-604-9 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 3-5
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press New Product

    StoryMaking combines storytelling, the maker movement, the importance of play, and Reggio theory. It’s the practice of communicating in a variety of ways—language, gesture, images—over various systems—visual, audible, physical—and moving children forward in their literacy learning. This book shares the processes, first steps, materials, practical suggestions, student samples, documentation forms, and over 100 full-color photos so teachers can implement their own version of StoryMaking in their classrooms.

    176 pages. Full color.

    $39.95  
    $39.95  
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