July Folk Fest Fun at Scottish Storytelling Centre

EdinburghGuide.com (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK), July 4, 2012 Summary: Scotland is a year-round festival nation, with exciting programmes of world-class events, festivals and cultures for all to enjoy. Through the Year of Creative Scotland, and evoking the remit of new collaborative group TRACS, the Scottish Storytelling Centre has expanded their July programme to present three weeks…

Not Just for Bedtime, Marketers Corner the Market on Storytelling

Not Just for Bedtime, Marketers Corner the Market on Storytelling Forbes (New York, NY), June 27, 2012 Summary: While emerging forms of communications in marketing are often based on the latest technologies, it’s ironic that the hottest trend in marketing today just might be the ancient art of storytelling. Marketing guru Seth Godin equates storytelling…

Seven Tips in Digital Storytelling From the New York Times and CNN

Journalism.co.uk (Brighton, East Sussex, UK), May 31, 2012 Summary: “We are in a golden age of storytelling” was the message shared by the New York Times’s assistant managing editor Jim Roberts early on in a session at the News World Summit today named ‘Obituary: The death of the traditional news story”. For Roberts, this “death”…

Seven Tips in Digital Storytelling From the New York Times and CNN

Seven Tips in Digital Storytelling From the New York Times and CNN Journalism.co.uk (Brighton, East Sussex, UK), May 31, 2012 Summary: “We are in a golden age of storytelling” was the message shared by the New York Times’s assistant managing editor Jim Roberts early on in a session at the News World Summit today named…

Nine Steps to All the Power You’ll Ever Need

Nine Steps to All the Power You’ll Ever Need Forbes (New York, NY), April 15, 2012 Summary: by August Turak Authentic power arises from compelling communication. Every great leader is a powerful communicator. It worked for Steve Jobs. Here’s how to make it work for you. The primary job of leadership is to “communicate a…

Telling Folk Tales in Class Can Inspire Learners to Share Their Own Stories

Guardian Weekly (London, UK) , April 10, 2012 By David Heathfield Summary: Ten years ago I went from being a full-time English language teacher to becoming a professional storyteller and part-time teacher. Helping teachers to become classroom storytellers is a significant part of my work. Recently a teaching colleague had a go at telling a…

Telling Folk Tales in Class Can Inspire Learners to Share Their Own Stories

Guardian Weekly (London, UK), April 10, 2012   Summary: by David Heathfield Ten years ago I went from being a full-time English language teacher to becoming a professional storyteller and part-time teacher. Helping teachers to become classroom storytellers is a significant part of my work. Recently a teaching colleague had a go at telling a…