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Fawzia Gilani-Williams, PhD

Children's Author & Internationally Experienced Educator

Please email fawzia gilani @ yahoo.com to arrange a school visit. 

 

1. Storytelling with Question and Answer Session: Stories are read using a PowerPoint, followed by questions and answers session. Duration: 40 to 60 mins.

2. Student Treasury: In this presentation students and teachers are provided with information on how they can publish their own school books. Samples of student books are shared. Duration: 40 to 60 mins.

3. Mirror Books and Window Books: This presentation promotes critical thinking and identity awareness. It informs students about the importance of mirror books and window books. It shows the effect of what can happen if children are only given window books. Duration: 40 to 60 mins.

4. Ramadan Mubarak! This session introduces children to short Ramadan stories with follow on activities which include craft activities, recipes and songs. Duration: 60 mins.

5. Eid Kareem! This session introduces children to short Eid stories with follow on activities which include craft activities, recipes and songs. Duration: 40 to 60 mins.

6. Islamic Fairy Tales: This session focuses on three specific stories - Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. Excerpts are read from these tales. There is discussion on why these traditional English fairy tales were adapted and what sections were changed from the original versions. This is followed by a question and answer session. Duration: 40 to 60 mins.

7. Children's Magazines for Young Writers & Illustrators: This session provides information on international  resources that are available to students who are interested in writing and illustrating. Duration: 15 to 30 mins.