Story Time STEAM with JC Ortega Esquinca

Hey parents! Librarians! Educators!
JC Ortega Esquinca is a librarian who uses Story Time STEAM in Action / en Acción to engage early learners in math concepts during story time. Watch JC’s video to learn how you can include these ideas in your own story time – then give us your feedback!


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Read with Us

JC’s video is recorded in Spanish using materials that were written in Spanish. For other examples in both Spanish and English, please check out the videos by Gabi and Jamie.

Watch Gabi’s video!
Watch Jamie’s video!


Quick Links: Return to Story Time STEAMJamie’s VideoGabi’s Video ❙ JC’s Video