(AND TEACHERS AND OTHER THOUGHTFUL ADULTS, TOO!)
Stories are sooooo old fashioned! What good could ever come of
telling age old tales to modern, sophisticated children? Plenty!
Stories are more than simple entertainment. Listening to traditional
stories increases imagination, empathy, moral fortitude, emotional
intelligence, attention span, literary comprehension skills and
even reading decoding skills. Stories can also be a cornerstone
to an educational approach that seeks to develop the whole child
and encourages the development of true, responsible freedom.
find out more, spend some time exploring this page and its links!
Programs about Storytelling and Storyteller Magic
are a More Creative Alternative to Passive Entertainment!
|Hear for yourself as Judy speaks
with Betsy and Sal onWLBK’s
Walking On Air an edgy, smart, and somewhat irreverent
one-hour call-in talk radio show. December 20, 2006.
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Articles on Stories and Storytelling
Articles on Education
In addition to telling stories and promoting the use of story
in education and in the home, Judy thinks a great deal about the
state of today’s educational system and the potential to
create a system that truly gives our modern children what they
need. Below are some links to published articles in this
Other Resources Available on this Website
- To find out more about how to use story as a parenting tool,
check out Guiding
the Journey, a 3-CD audio guide to the hidden
meaning behind the stories in Tales for the Journey, and in all
- To find
out more about the hidden meaning in Judy’s stories
on CD, explore the Story Guides!