In the Sean Rosen series, you learn
about Sean's life from both the books
and Sean's online videos.
In this hands-on workshop, students
create an original story using both
writing and video, creating a clear
narrative combining the unique
qualities of two very different ways of
40 minutes to an hour, in two or three
Also available as a one-day
Digital Storytelling Workshop that
focuses on audio and video.
|Writing Master Class
A hands-on writing workshop
in which students create
original stories, using one of
Sean Rosen's videos as a
Jeff gives a professional
critique of students' stories
emphasizing the basics of
good storytelling - believable
characters you care about,
and stories where you want to
know what happens next.
A one or two day program.
More info here:
|Stories from Real LIfe
Using multi-media chapter
readings from the books and
some of Sean's short videos,
Jeff shows students how Sean
turns events and characters
from his life into compelling
stories that can grab and hold
Drawing from his writing career,
Jeff shares specific tips and
exercises that students can use
for everything they have to write.
An entertaining presentation for
small or large groups, 40
minutes to an hour.
|Jeff Baron's school visits are inspiring and entertaining multi-media
presentations. Using the Sean Rosen books and videos as a jumping off
point, Jeff focuses on students' own writing, sharing techniques he uses in
his own career as an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and novelist.
|All programs are for grades 3-8, in person or on Skype, for reasonable fees.
Presentations are customized based on the group's size, grade level, and English
curriculum. Jeff's original exercises make writing fun.
Here are some of his programs:
|"Working with Jeff has been wonderful for the students at
Ardsley Middle School. They've learned about the process of
writing as well as the effective habits of a real life writer.
Through example, Jeff has taught them about the importance
of research, integrity, and grit in writing."
- Edgar McIntosh, Principal, Ardsley Middle School
|VIDEO OF JEFF and LIST OF SCHOOLS - scroll down
|Recent & Upcoming Appearances by Jeff Baron:
KidsLive! New York Public Library - New York, NY
Fieldston Middle School - New York, NY
Fabyan Elementary - Geneva, IL
Dag Hammarskjold Middle School - East Brunswick, NJ
Point Dume Elementary - Malibu, CA
Ardsley Middle School - Ardsley, NY
National English Teachers' Convention - Washington, DC
P.S. 75 (Emily Dickinson School - New York, NY
North Shore Country Day School - Winnetka, IL
School Library Media Specialists Conference - Tarrytown, NY
Williamsburg Elementary - Geneva, IL
Books of Wonder - New York, NY
Hubbard Woods Elementary - Winnetka, IL
The Clinton School (middle) - New York, NY
Stonegate Elementary - Irvine, CA
P.S. 6 - New York, NY
LA Times Festival of Books - USC Campus
Finger Lakes School Librarian Conference - NY
Mayfield School - Pasadena, CA
Fischer Middle School - Aurora, IL
Culverdale Elementary - Irvine, CA
Shelter Island Public Library - Shelter Island, NY
McCarty Elementary - Aurora, IL
Flintridge Prep - Flintridge, CA
Cathedral School - New York, NY
Stone Creek Elementary - Irvine, CA
Bank Street Bookstore - New York, NY
Westfield Middle School - Bloomingdale, IL
Harter Middle School - Sugar Grove, IL
Kinokuniya Bookstore - New York, NY
Writers Guild of America, East - NYC
NJ Council of English Teachers Conference
Northwood Elementary - Irvine, CA
Southold Middle School - Southold, NY
|"Jeff Baron did a great presentation and the kids (and teachers) LOVED it!
They loved the podcasts, and are so excited to read the books!"
- Beth Merrifield Vance, School Librarian, Stonegate Elementary