Book Series Study: What You Do Matters series by Kobi Yamada

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: Always open
  • Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • PSEA Member Price: $0
  • Currently Enrolled: 27

About the Course

Course Description: Children’s literature, including picture books, offer powerful tools to bring learning to students at all levels. In this book series discussion, readers will Kobi Yamada’s three award-winning, New York Times best-selling books as featured in the What You Do Matter boxset:

  • What Do You Do With An Idea?;
  • What Do You Do With A Chance?; and
  • What Do You Do With A Problem?

Each of these books offers a unique take on elements that students face daily and are growing to better understand presented through the combination of Mae Besom’s gorgeous illustration and Kobi Yamada’s unique take on symbolic narrative. The course will focus on parallels between these books and social and emotional skills development to facilitate a greater collective knowledge about how to engage students in critical self-reflection and self-management.

Participants must access and read all three Kobi Yamada books to participate in this course.

Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 4.5 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.

  • Grade(s): Elementary Secondary
  • Subject(s): Education Specialist Areas/Pupil Services English language arts Student and Teacher Wellness
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): Danielson Domain 1


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