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  • 1. April 23, 2010
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    • These are some wonderful and talented people that perform in schools that integrate many educational skills students need to learn in a very fun and dynamic way. Please check each of these talented people out. They have a lot to offer your school and students.
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    • Students learn financial concepts like:
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    • The Dangers of Credit Card Debt  -  What’s so dangerous about credit card debt?
    • Financial Goal Setting - Do students know how (and why) to set financial goals?
    • Budgeting - What is a budget? Why is it important? How do you create and use one?
    • The Importance of Saving - Are students dedicated savers?
    • Needs Vs. Wants - How do you balance necessities and fun?
    • Where Money Comes From - And Goes - Do students think money come from plastic cards in the wallet? Do they know where money really goes?
    • Scarcity, Supply and Demand, Good and Services and more.
    • Spendosaurus and Savagator help him demonstrate financial goal setting and the importance of saving .
  • 4. The Magic Trunk [email_address] Call us at: (518) 862-1404 World renowned professional Ventriloquist, Comedian, Singer, Sylvia Fletcher will dazzle you with her amazing talent, charismatic singing, lively unforgettable characters, inanimate objects, and voice illusions that will lure audiences into her magical and intriguing world of comedy. Sylvia’s performances are like no others you will experience. This show is a true production masterpiece that will leave you laughing, singing, and in pure amazement at her incredible talent. See the show that is nothing short of “VENTASTIC”...
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    • Contact: IncredibleAssemblies Andover, Massachusetts
    • e-mail: [email_address]
    • Website: http://www.IncredibleAssemblies.com
    • phone: (toll-free) 1-888-967-3386           (alternate)    978-886-0866
    • He features:
    •   * A "learning through humor" approach that permeates his books and presentations Very funny, well-crafted poetry enjoyed by kids and adults * A contagious enthusiasm for his work High-tech presentations that hold interest & teach/reinforce fundamental values: writing process, language art concepts, that writing and poetry can be fun, and many other important lessons for children. * Sherlock Poems, an invited guest to his intermediate assemblies, to "help" solve the case at hand.
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    • The Robert Rogers Puppet Company, a premiere touring repertory puppet theater.
    • They design and make their own puppets.
    • The repertoire has included well known musical pieces such as Carnival of the Animals , Peter and the Wolf and the unique Erroneous Encores for performances with symphony orchestras; adaptations of Just So Stories , The Nightingale and Stone Soup , and original productions such as Hobnobbin' Goblins , and The Bugtown Follies .
    • New: Little Leonardo (Leonardo da Vinci) and the Fantastic Flying Machine & Rainbow Fish in the Deep Blue Sea .
    • Robert Rogers Puppet Company 422 West Chenango Road Castle Creek, New York 13744 phone: 607-648-5474 e-mail: robertrogers@robertrogerspuppets.com
    Website and Videos - http://www.robertrogerspuppets.com/
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    • The Puppet People 1236 Waverly Place Schenectady, New York 12308
    • 518-393-2268
    • [email_address]
    • Offers a variety of classic literature.
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    • Laura Ludwig Hamor creates her work using clay medium. The illustrations are photographed and a digital image is provided to clients. Laura's 3-dimensional artwork makes the illustration leap off the page with a wonderful textural quality!
    • Email: [email_address]
    Our Journey Through Books sculpture residency project. Display tower stands 7 feet tall and is filled with 500 student sculptures of story book characters.
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    • Children’s Books: 
      • The Magic Flute , by Kyra Teis, Star Bright Books (2008)
      • Words Are Like Faces, by Edith Baer, Star Bright Books (2007)
      • Speaking of Me , by Beth Mathers, Star Bright Books (2006)
      • Look! by Kyra Teis, Star Bright Books (2005)
      • Read to Me, by Judi Moreillon, Star Bright Books (2003)
      • Daughters of Eve, Strong Women of the Bible , by Lillian Hammer Ross, Barefoot Books (2000), currently out of print
      • Cricket Magazine, illustration and writing, various dates (1996-2004)
    • Also Illustrated by Kyra Teis Books for grieving children, by The Centering Corporation :
      • Babka's Serenade, by Marianne Zebrowski (2002)
      • Grandfather Hurant Lives Forever, by Susanna Pitzer (2002)
      • A Mural for Mamita, by Alesia Alexander-Greene (2001)
      • The Healing Tree, by Kathleen Maresh Hemery (2001)
    E-Mail: [email_address]
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    • Workshops:
      • Adventure Game
      • Hands-On History
        • Colonial Fair
        • Medieval Faire
        • Mt. Olympus
      • Cooperative Play
        • New Games
        • Swordfighting
      • Theatre Arts
        • Improvisation
        • PLAYwriting
      • Library Programs
        • Adventure-Lit.
        • Treasure Hunt
      • Special Needs
        • Arts & Autism
        • Perspective
    Email - info@theadventuregame.org Phone - (845) 594 - 1484 Mail - PO Box 1053            Port Ewen, NY 12566
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    • The images in my artwork are inspired by shapes and patterns found in nature. Curves, spirals, ribbons of color and texture motivate me most. I prefer using recycled items, things with history, in my work. Stones and shells from my favorite places; hand crafted stained glass vibrant with color; strips of metal and leather all find their way into my work. My enjoyment is in the process of gathering, assembling and sharing. I love mosaic because each piece, each tessera, is touched as it is put in place, and then when it is grouted and polished, the mosaic is touched again as a whole entity.
    • 45 Tinker Street Woodstock, NY 12498 ph: 845-532-4467 [email_address]
  • 14. Mailing Address Rona Leventhal P.O. Box 855 Northampton, MA 01061-0855 Telephone (413) 586-0624 E-mail [email_address]
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    • Address:
    • 96 Vly Atwood Rd.
    • Stone Ridge, New York 12484
    • Phone:
    • 845-687-4284
    • Email:
    • [email_address]
    • Leslie Arouh worked for many years as a professional colorist and textile designer for the apparel industry in NYC. Starting out with a strong background in various printing and dyeing techniques, Leslie then went on to pursue her love of travel and ethnic textiles by creating her own line of innovative batik clothing in Bali, Indonesia. As a teaching artist, she has worked extensively with children of all ages at High Meadow School, the Woodstock Day School Summer Adventure, NJ State Teen Arts Festivals and various summer camps.
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  • 17. I talk up the value of the 3 Rs – reading, writing, and relating the wonders of everyday life. We discuss my first book, KIMCHI & CALAMARI , and I promote the power of writing to help students discover their message in a bottle: what they want to do and tell the world.
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    • 299 Western Avenue
    • Brattleboro, VT 05301
    • Call 800-728-8207
    Featuring: Dr. Quark or Hector von Vector Born to teach, Ted was certified to teach chemistry, physics, and math after majoring in Electrical Engineering at the University of Vermont. Prior to completing his B.S., Ted started teaching mime, clowning, juggling, wire walking, and stilts to neighborhood kids during the summer. He graduated from the Ringling Clown College in ‘86, toured with the circus for two years, and was honored to return to Clown College in ‘94 as a member of their faculty. Upon leaving the circus, Ted undertook a short-lived (5 year) classroom teaching career where he found himself teaching Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics, Algebra, and Physical Science in Maine, Connecticut, and Virginia. In each of these schools, while he was there, the students also had the opportunity of joining an extra-curricular Circus Club. Eventually and inevitably the melding of circus and science lead to the birth of Slapstick Science. Ted’s strength’s in circus skills are acrobatics, pass juggling, unicycling, wire work, and equilibristics, but anything that permits him to fly is worth trying. He unicycles about 6 miles per week, and loves skiing, rock climbing, and kayaking. His favorite color is abstract.
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    • Updated – 5/3/10