|Babes in the Wood|
Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886)
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Countdown to Millennium ~ An Oral History Project
A goldmine for teachers! Lesson plans, interview and videotaping techniques and radio interviews with the people of Appalachia. * This online resource is now a book, available for purchase. However, I was able to access the site via the Wayback Machine and many of the links are still available.
Library of Congress American Memory and Learning Page
Lesson plans, photographs, documents, videos, audio, maps, etc. The place to begin when using primary source documents! http://memory.loc.gov/ The Learning Page link
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/index.html also offers special resources for teachers.
Oral Tradition - Utah State University: Educational Resources
I offered this site in 2002 but it bears repeating. Five separate “how to” sections on collecting oral histories make it a snap! * The original site is now defunct but you may still access the resources via the Wayback Machine at this link: http://web.archive.org/web/20020102001224/http://www.usu.edu/oralhist/edu.html
Features diary entries from Kansas residents created for the “A Day in My Community" a historical record of their lives at the beginning of the millennium.
More than 50,000 eyewitness testimonies in 57 countries and 32 languages from Holocaust survivors and witnesses.
November December - Resources for Jack Tales, puppets, ghost stories, educational resources and activities, Australian storytelling, traditions and folklore from the Orkney Islands. For extra fun the Book Hive link will lead you to stories by the amazing Jackie Torrence and other well-known tellers. Next stop, 2003!
March April - Grant resources, improvisational games to add to your storytelling residency, Native American Trickster Tales, information to keep your voice in tip top telling shape and more.
May June The theme for the Storytelling Magazine issue was Grant Resources and all the links have been checked. I hope you will find something to help you discover that pot of gold!
- Some delightful sites to whet your storytelling appetite. You will find Andrew Lang's colored fairy tales books and more of his works, stories from the Arabian Nights, Hodja tales and more stories about trees than you could ever hope to climb! I hope you find something useful for your work.
September October - You will find a wonderful site that offers stories searchable by continent, country and theme. Also, Legends of Guam, Western Yugar folktales, teaching benchmarks by state, resources to care for your voice and more.
November December - Resources focused on Appalachian Literature, oral history resources, including the StoryCorp project, Legends of Maui (a bit timely since two hurricanes are heading to Hawaii tonight; stay safe everyone) and a few more treats.
March April - Tibetan, Irish, and Afro-American folktales, a grant planning tutorial, video's featuring some of our best known storytellers, songs for teaching and a wee bit more.
2007 - 2012
Stor e Telling Columns 2007-2012
All 31 blog posts, along with a brief synopsis for each one, in an easy to access post at the link below.
From 1001 Night to 2001 Story Resources – This link will lead to you one blog post with all of my columns from 2013.
Karen Chace 2014 ©
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