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Storytelling in Education

This group is for storytellers who work in the education field as performing artists, teaching artists, and professional development trainers.

Website: http://www.storyconnection.net
Members: 189
Latest Activity: Sep 8, 2015

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Can we build an online archive of proof about how beneficial storytelling is? Please weigh in your opinions! 15 Replies

Started by Clare Muireann Murphy. Last reply by Lois Sprengnether Keel (LoiS) Feb 10, 2015.

Teaching English to non english speaking adults 2 Replies

Started by Carl Gough. Last reply by Carl Gough Aug 21, 2013.

Storytelling in a Special Education setting 3 Replies

Started by Brenda Pritchett. Last reply by Andrea The Storyteller Aug 17, 2013.

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Comment by Carl Gough on August 16, 2013 at 7:09am

I have an exciting opportunity to help out with a programme using stories to help teach english to non english speaking adults. If anyone has any leads for stories that they think would be good in this kind of environment (where I've been told some participants won't speak a word of english) I'd love to hear about them. Thanks

Comment by nishat and vijita on September 14, 2012 at 8:39am

Hi All, We are story educators doing storytelling sessions for children in Bangalore,India.We happen to browse through your extremely insightful site and were wondering if you could be kind enough to provide us with some valuable insights as you have already been doing this for a very long time. ■We would love to take our sessions to various places within India and abroad.Please help us with places were we could do so. ■We would also love to participate in International storytelling festivals who sponser story educators and invite them.We were wondering ,if you could share some information in this regard we would really appreciate it.Please let us know of sites were we could register ourselves free of cost and also get a good exposure in this field. ■Please let us know how to take this forward. We believe that while listening to stories children get a wonderful opportunity to learn language skills. It stimulates imagination and creativity and also helps enhance the child’s listening skills. It improves his/her critical thinking and comprehension.Our sessions are very dynamic with a rich treasure of stories from Indian mythology to Western and Arabian tales. And our experiences with the children who have already attended our sessions is very satisfying mutually. These sessions in which stories are told to children can also be structured to involve related activities like games, craft, art and origami. About the facilitators:We are conducting story telling sessions for children and have been associated with children for a long time. Vijita Mukherjee is a writer for children writing exclusively for Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle and TERI since the last 12+ years. Nishat Sanaulla is a Cambridge ESOL children examiner and has been conducting regular workshops for children during summers. Please call us on skype at wee.minstrels.Our facebook id is weeminstrels@gmail.com.

Comment by Rachmiel Tobesman on November 15, 2011 at 11:08am

The Tales of Faith Storytelling Conference is now soliciting workshop proposals. If you would like to present a workshop, please send a one-page outline by February 22, 2012 to the Conference Chair at storytelling@projectshalom2.org or Tales of Faith Storytelling Conference, P.O. Box 21549, Pikesville, MD 21282. Feel free to append supporting material, such as brochures or resumes. Presenters receive free Conference Registration, and invaluable regional exposure. http://projectshalom2.org/StorytellingConf.html

 

 

Comment by Rabeea Nasser on May 26, 2011 at 11:54am
Trainers play theater and painting after listening and dicusstion of the stories
Comment by Rabeea Nasser on May 26, 2011 at 11:48am
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Comment by Rabeea Nasser on May 26, 2011 at 11:29am
Training at House of tales & Music for teachers, mothers and librarian
Comment by maria hernandez on May 26, 2011 at 7:40am
Hi, I'm also teaching at primary school. Any good stories to tell at primary level at a bilingual school? Are you all natives?
 

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