“People Just Want More Booty” (and she wasn’t talking about pirates…)

Seriously? SERIOUSLY??!? [I was planning to publish Part 2 of my blog series “Story Slams Making Waves – What’s the Story, Anyway?!” – but find I must take a different direction today…] The stories we tell about women and girls:

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colored pencils

Upper Elementary School Grades (4-6)

I’m afraid I’m out of time, and so I’m kind of cheating for “U”… I’ll be at a school most of the day, leading workshops with 4th, 5th and 6th graders, 

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Thumbs up for storytelling in school!

Part 2 – 5 Reasons Why We Need Storytelling in Schools

“Story is the vehicle we use to make sense of our lives in a world that often defies logic.” (Jim Trelease) Swap the words “poetry/poem/poet” with “storytelling/story/storyteller” as I did in last week’s blog about the first 3 reasons 

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5 Reasons Why We Need Storytelling in Schools [Part 1 of At Least 2]

This wonderful blog about why poetry is NEEDED in schools has been circulating on the internet.  It’s true, I love it, I agree with it. …And all the way through reading it, I kept wanting to replace the word “poetry” with “storytelling.” So I did.

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