It is written and formatted for those who need a quick working plan to begin storytelling. It is well-organized, allowing for quick reference to the details one might need in undertaking the storytelling process This up-to-date book will be a great help to beginning storytellers in public libraries, school libraries, and other storytelling venues.
Topics include for example how to choose a story, what to do when memory fails, and how to encourage audience participation. Copyright issues are addressed in the appendix. The volume concludes with a list of recommended sources for stories. In this crash course of pages--no long narratives here--they introduce the craft and teach us how to do it better. It is kind of like the For Dummies series with major points and suggestion lists.
So, whether you or someone in your school needs to brush up on storytelling skills, here is a short, easy-to-use guide, which can even be used as a text for storytelling classes. Highly recommended for teachers, teacher-librarians, and public librarians.
The authors offer clear, basic, and tested guidelines that include how to select, learn, and tell a story; tips on voice and body movements; audience participation; and the pros and cons of using puppets and props Haven and Ducey excel in giving the hand-holding, step-by-step encouragement needed by new tellers as they make the leap from reading aloud to telling. Strategies for handling catastrophes e.
Novices will also learn to accept their individual styles, strengths, and comfort levels rather than to compare themselves with professional tellers With each chapter the techniques progress and develop from how storytelling fits in your library to techniques to help in your storytelling. The authors use published studies to show how storytelling is beneficial to children.
They cover important techniques for storytelling and provide encouragement for those just starting out. Some important chapters include how to choose a story, learning stories, practicing, and first aid… A must read for all librarians in children services. Try our Search Tips. Topics Libraries Unlimited Librarianship: Available for Course Adoption.
Series Description Crash Course The Crash Course series was created for library staff who need basic information on various service-specific topics. The titles in this series take a simple, "how-to" approach that focuses on providing all the fundamental knowledge needed for day-to-day library services. The books can serve as handy references, practical workshop guides, or effective training manuals, and will be useful to new librarians as well as staff who may need refresher information for new areas of responsibility.
Super Simple Storytelling Kendall Haven.
This is the most user-friendly handbook for librarians who seek the tools, resources, and the confidence to incorporate more storytelling into their programming. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. This is the most user-friendly handbook for Crash Course in Storytelling Kindle Edition. by Kendall Haven.
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Records and Information Management Patricia C. Libraries in the Ancient World Lionel Casson. The Library Stuart Kells. Introduction to Information Science David Bawden. Case Management Elizabeth Moore.
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Fantasies of the Library Anna-Sophie Springer. Reading Allowed Chris Paling. Research Methods Graeme Johanson.
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Crash Course in Gaming Suellen S. Crash Course in Reference Charlotte Ford. Table of contents Introduction Chapter 1: Storytime for Babies Chapter 3: Toddler Storytime Chapter 4: Preschool and Family Storytime Chapter 5: Music, Songs, and Fingerplays Chapter 6: Bilingual Storytime Chapter 7: Crafts at Preschool Storytime Chapter 8: Storytelling, Puppets, and Props Chapter 9: Special Issues at Storytime Chapter Using Volunteers at Storytime Appendix: Review quote "The authors have organized a self-help book for anybody who needs more encouragement in becoming a better storyteller.
With each chapter the techniques progress and develop from how storytelling fits in your library to techniques to help in your storytelling.
The authors use published studies to show how storytelling is beneficial to children. They cover important techniques for storytelling and provide encouragement for those just starting out.