Tag Archives: how to be a storyteller

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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Meet the Contributors: Leeny del Seamonds

In storytelling, the rewards are even richer as we often portray more than one character in a story. Storytellers don’t stop in the middle of their story to don clothing pieces for each character being depicted. Rather, determining what each persona may look like, sound, move and gesture is a huge step in creating unique and distinct characters. It’s like playing dress up, without the costumes and accessories. Continue reading

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Meet the Contributors: Carol Esterreicher

Storytellers realize that stories have universal appeal and their favorite audiences often include senior citizens. Continue reading

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Meet the Contributors: Elly Reidy

A storyteller in your library setting? Yes! It was one story, 80 kids, one school year making readers for life. It’s what I do.Continue reading

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