Veteran teacher, storyteller and author Marni Gillard offers practical strategies for inviting learners of every age into the power of deep listening through story-sharing, poem-telling, and readers theater.
These workshops can enhance school curriculums in many ways. In addition, Marni can prepare students for the play
The Secret Life of Bees.
"MARNI'S WORK WITH YOUTH ON THIS TOPIC THROUGH THEIR PERSONAL STORIES IS NOTHING SHORT OF INSPIRATIONAL."
Director of Education, Proctors
You'll learn hands-on ways to help children step into literature, experience memories as dialogue-filled scenes and learn to coach each other skillfully on oral and written performance. Oral language and listening pave the road into literacy. Marni shows the way.
- Life Stories/memoir/Staged Memory Tales
- Tales of Tolerance/Bullying
- Cultural Awareness Through Stories
- Storyteller Storyteacher
Fees: Workshop: $150 Daily rate: $600
Options: Assemblies, workshop, or multiple day residencies
Age Group: Grades Pre-K-12, teachers
Availability: Year Round
Capacity: 30 Students per workshop