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Meet the Contributors: John Weaver

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I love storytelling for children and families. Most children, when they hear they are to be watching a storyteller perform, ask, “What books are you reading?” Most adults are no different in their questions. So, knowing that my work is the first introduction many people have to this classic art form is a real pleasure. Continue reading

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Meet the Contributors: Wajuppa Tossa

Finally, as a storyteller, one needs to be observant, to learn some words or phrases to use, and to use voices, facial expressions, and gestures in telling. With all or some of these, language is no longer a barrier and the storytelling will be successful. Continue reading

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Meet the Contributors: Leslie Slape

I believe storytelling can be used anywhere. In the courtroom, it’s not only a good tool for the closing statement, as I suggested in my article, but it makes for the most evocative witness testimony. Continue reading

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Meet the Contributors: Nat and Jen Whitman

Stories can help us reach students with concepts central to our curriculum, while allowing children to joyously play with language, music, and movement. Don’t let your students miss out on the delight of sharing a good story. Continue reading

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