Gwen Caldwell, Storyteller
BEGINNING TO TELL
FOR STUDENTS: A basic storytelling curriculum designed for ten sessions but can be shortened or expanded as needed. Includes intro to storytelling, choosing stories, developing oral skills, learning a story, using the voice as an instrument, and performance experience.
FOR ADULTS: A one-day workshop that covers the ABCs of storytelling with exercises and practice.
BRINGING YOUR STORY TO LIFE
An interactive workshop to explore YOUR personal stories and craft them into a tellable form.
STORYTELLING IN THE CLASSROOM
A workshop designed to help teachers explore the educational benefits of storytelling and suggest creative follow-up activities to connect stories with various teaching subjects.
PRESCHOOL STORYTELLING AND PUPPETRY WORKSHOP
A workshop for preschool staff that explores creative ways to ignite the imagination of young children and prepare them for literacy through storytelling. Taught with Genie Hammel and approved for 3 continuing education credits.
CREATING ADULT STORYTELLING PROGRAMS
How to plan and present a well-crafted program for adults.
A look at the elements that make story such a powerful medium and the chance to let the stories heard evoke an image, emotion and/or interpretation.
A discussion about what makes a story sacred and the opportunity to creatively respond to a presentation of sacred stories.
Other workshops can be designed for specific needs.