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On Tuesday 6 June, join the Story Box Library team in 'Building Confident & Creative Writers', our first online event featuring Story Tools creators!

Series 1 creators George Ivanoff and Nova Weetman, from Series 1 Lesson 1: Story Sparks, will be joined by author and Story Tools creator host Melissa Keil, in an exciting discussion about how to engage and nurture students’ creative confidence in writing.

An education expert will also demonstrate how to integrate Story Tools into classroom planning, with practical tips and takeaways for educators.

This online event is intended for primary school educators, particularly middle to upper primary teachers of Years 3-6 students, however, families, public libraries and all creative industry professionals looking to encourage creativity in young writers would benefit from attending.

Story Box Library’s series of Professional Development events can be accessed for educator professional development, contributing towards addressing Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. To explore the suite of Professional Development webinars and training for primary and Early Learning Centre educators, librarians and families, visit our PD Resources page

Try a free lesson of Story Tools

Join other middle and upper primary educators in inspiring creativity, and encouraging students with their creative writing, and see what Story Tools has to offer. Register here or by clicking the banner below.

About Lesson 1: Story Sparks

  • Hosted by award-winning authors George Ivanoff and Nova Weetman

  • A short video introducing students to the idea of story inspiration, plus practical tips on how to find story ideas from published authors

  • Lesson plan containing two activities and other engaging printable resources

This free lesson is just the start of what you can expect from the full Story Tools series. Over 12 lessons hosted by Australia’s most visionary book creators, Series 1 covers storytelling foundations, with Series 2 set to be released in June 2023 and Series 3 in February 2024.