"BJ Hickman works with adults who want to
communicate better with children."
"Inventive Teacher" Professional Development
new for your next workshop, in-service, or conference!
BJ Hickman’s new, interactive, professional development
presentations are intended for educators (K-6), parents, and anyone
wants to improve communication with children. Topics covered
q On Staying Focused
q Making Points with Pizzazz
q Learning Magic that will Motivate
q Getting their Attention Instantly
q Holding Attention Longer
q Sparking Interest
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people are saying about "Inventive Teacher"
At the completion of the
presentation, participants will:
q have learned practical strategies that can be
q learn several easy "tricks" and
help in every day teaching.
q have a new perspective on props,
their availability, and
usefulness in the classroom.
q learn a unique program (IT) to
reach benchmarks more
q send students home boasting about
what they learned and
eager to proceed.
q become the life of the party.
(Okay, that’s pushing
Call now (toll-free at 1-888-262-4425) to
check BJ Hickman’s
availability for his professional development education services for
next professional day, teacher workshop, or conference. One and two
programs are available. Save money by combining it with any of his
enrichment programs. (Reading, Conflict Resolution, Recycling,
Where did BJ
Hickman get the ingredients for this new
professional development presentation?
He combined his undergraduate major in Psychology and
concentration in Communications from Keene State College; his
personality development, advertising, marketing, business, sales, and
skills from 21 years in the radio broadcasting profession; and his
passion for entertaining, motivating, and educating with magic, humor,
curiosities, to become a professional educational speaker.
Hickman is credited as having performed 5,000 magic shows
for an estimated 500,000 people. Known as the entertainer who keeps
invited back, he has performed from FirstNight Boston to Hollywood’s
Castle. In elementary schools throughout New England, his success with
enrichment programs in Reading, Conflict Resolution, Recycling, and
illustrates the effectiveness of using magic, humor, and entertainment
motivate and educate children.
the release of three instructional videos on magic
(highly recommended by the leading magic periodicals), BJ is often
lecture to fellow magicians and variety artists about the business of
entertaining and educating children. He does individual consultations
lectured at various magic clubs, magic shops, conferences and
International Festival of Children's Magicians, Orlando, FL.
q KIDabra, Pigeon Forge, TN (three
q Magic2Motivate Seminars, Cocoa
Beach, FL. (twice).
q Las Vegas magic club
q Magic Success Seminars (four
q Academy of Magical Arts,
Hollywood, CA. (three times).
q Glass City Conjurer’s Conclave,
Hickman’s professional development presentations for
educators originated as a keynote or breakout session for health care
professionals called "PediaTRICKS." He teaches the use of tricks and
diversions to make children feel more comfortable and relaxed in the
office. He has presented "PediaTRICKS" at several conferences and
22nd Annual Nursing Conference on Pediatric Primary Care in
q National Association of Pediatric
Nurse Associates and
q The American Association for
Therapeutic Humor conference in
q Toledo Children's Hospital
Pediatric Emergency Conference.
q Boston University Goldman School
of Dental Medicine Division of
Continuing Education (twice).
q Edu-Center for Nurses.
q Hawaii Chapter of the National
Association of Pediatric Nurse
Associates & Practitioners.
What are people
saying about BJ Hickman's
"Inventive Teacher" presentation?
- Betty Nitchie, Guidance Counselor, Boscawen, NH
"Excellent! Enjoyed it
-Trish Paralslei, Superintendent, Mashpee (MA) schools.
-Karen Berube, 2nd Gr. Teacher, East Falmouth, MA
find the overall high (evaluation form) ratings and
positive comments are a true representation of the great workshop you
us. You were able to capture the attention of a very diverse group, you
them to think, to question, and to conclude. I feel you have given us a
wonderful tool to be included within our "bag of tricks" to assist our
in their quest for knowledge. I wish to take this opportunity to
you, please keep us updated as you progress in this area of professional
development. We stand ready to have you visit us again." -Stephen
K. O'Neil, Principal Barnstead (NH) Elementary School.
liked it. I think teaching in a different format works."
-Kris Roberts, first grade teacher.
will use some of your materials for activities that involve
-Larry Tufts, Phys. Ed. teacher, Wolfeboro,
enjoyable and useful."
Beth Coon, Special Ed. Teacher, MA
liked the focusing activity. I could use that daily."
-Troy Merwin, Third grade teacher (NH)
activity was best received. I can implement that
-Nancy Annicchiarico, Media Generalist.
Linda Kivela, 1st Grade Teacher
Jenifer K. Bell, 4th grade teacher, PTG President, Rindge (NH) Memorial
John Stone, Principal, Rindge (NH) Memorial School
Amy Pearson, Kindergarten Teacher
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