Illinois Storyteller Profile
|Bio:||Jane Stenson is an experienced storyteller, producer and master teacher who instills world folktales and personal stories with images and metaphors crafted from her love of nature and belief in diversity. Thought-provoking, Jane's stories stimulate and inspire her listeners to think more humanistically about each other and their place in the world, never forgetting the importance of laughter.|
Jane is co-author of the award-winning Social Studies in the Storytelling Classroom: Our Cultural Voices and Perspectives (2012) Parkhurst Bros. Publishers; Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom (2009) Libraries Unlimited; and The Storytelling Classroom: Applications across the Curriculum (2006) Libraries Unlimited.
and...as YES! co-chair (that's Youth, Educators and Storytellers Alliance), she co-authored Storytelling and the Common Core Standards, a YES! member benefit, ...helping K-6 teachers and storytellers understand and apply storytelling to the standards.
|Age Groups:||Adult Audiences |
Elementary, Grades K-5
Middle, Grades 6-8
|Story Types:||Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales |
|Workshops using Storytelling:||For Educators |