Storytelling in Schools

When Murphy Strikes: The Aftermath

source This has not been a stellar week in the world of storytelling for me. I find myself wondering how children taste if you have the right recipe. I also

Telling Stories and Literacy: The Things You Don’t Usually Get To See

Photo Credit Jonathan Van Ark I am an unrepentant bibliophile and logophile. I love words and word games and reading. I could spend months sitting by a lake with a

We Are Our Stories: Nothing More. Nothing Less.

  I love doing sets that challenge audiences when I work in schools. I’m always trying to challenge them linguistically and developmentally. I try to challenge their imagination and their

What Is The Best Grade To Introduce Storytelling?

Some years ago, after a storytelling set, a curriculum teacher told me she really wanted to start using storytelling in the classroom. She asked me what would be the best grade

Telling For Sixth Graders

February is always an exhausting month for me. My running joke is that even people who didn’t know they needed a performer of any kind suddenly need a black one in February!