Illinois Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Stenson, Jane
Company Name:
Address:1241 Judson Ave.
City:Evanston
State:IL
Zip:60202
Telephone:847-751-0523
Tollfree:
Email:stenson.stories@gmail.com
Website:www.janestenson.com

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
Family Audiences
Middle, Grades 6-8
Preschool
Story Types:Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales
Ghost/Scary
History
Holidays
Humor
Literary
Multicultural
Myths
Original
Travel:Yes
Workshops using Storytelling:For Educators
For Librarians
For Storytellers
For Students