THE ROOTS OF STORYTELLING...
Why people love to tell and hear stories: Kate explains the importance of story-telling and why people love to tell and hear stories.
|How To Use Storytelling In The Classroom: Research has been performed to discover how storytelling can be effectively used in the classroom. We've learned that these techniques are rewarding across a range of student age groups, linguistic competencies, gender, ethnicity, and geographic locations. Mr. Pointy Head presents this topic.|
The Oral Tradition of Storytelling: The host discusses the native american tradition of storytelling. He points out the reasons and usefulness of storytelling in preserving cultural values, history, legends, morality, family tradition, and tribal unity.
|The Benefits of Storytelling to Children: A therapist is featured and talks about the benefits of storytelling.|
|African Storytelling: Oral storytelling is an African tradition. The National Museum of African Art, in Washington, D.C., is keeping the griot tradition alive and using it to encourage children to read more.|
|Storytelling Theory and Practice: A professor presents storytelling as a way of organizing information, conveying emotions, and building community. Three stories are told to illustrate the theoretical model: "Truth and Story"; "What happens when you really listen"; and "The stone cutter". He discusses storytelling ethics and the need for trust and truth.|