Tell Your Story

People don’t relate to issues. People relate to other people.  People relate to other people by their stories. Stories connect the past and present to the future. Our stories and our learning from them honors and respects our ancestors and us. Stories can awaken future generations to their potential. In essence, the exchange of stories... Continue Reading →

Stories Matter. Many Stories Matter

I recently watched an interesting TEDx talk entitled “The Danger of a Single Story”. It was done by a Nigerian-born writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who grew up reading American and British books. These spurred her to write her own stories, which were populated with British and American children who worried about snow, drank ginger beer... Continue Reading →

Fractured Fairy Tales

Working with children you read, re-read, and re-re-read stories all the time. Though we all have a favourite, even the best fairy tale (shout out to Strega Nona) can make you want to skip a few pages when you’ve read it too much. Enter stage right: fractured fairy tales – Hilarious renditions of classic tales... Continue Reading →

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