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Once Upon A Time... Story Telling, a new skill

Story Telling

Throughout history this has been a basic in all civilizations. Everybody loves stories. It was the way history, skills, knowledge and learning was first passed down from generation to generation I can’t claim it as a new skill, but you might. And it fits very well with Public Speaking!

Stories talk about people and how they handle events. You can take a skill, a bit of knowledge, an idea or anything and turn it into a story. Here’s one I told my children, years ago. It also has a serious point to it. When I tell stories to a group of children, I make it about them, making them heroes. I try to pick children who need encouragement.

Click http://cvnweekly.50megs.com/jdb/children/

for the introduction and then read

Once upon a time…

Thanks to Reid Falconer for his article that suddenly sparked mine! Also to Hannah Peratopoullos

and John Tsangaris

My Skill- "St. Joseph's Adult Education Program" Great initiative. ( http://www.urgentevoke.com/profiles/blogs/my-skill-st-josephs-adult?xg_source=activity )

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Comment by Emil Dimitrov on March 10, 2010 at 10:24pm
I wish you were teaching in my university!
Comment by Mladenka Prvulovic on March 10, 2010 at 10:32pm
I'm just looking "One Thousand and One Nights" :) It seems Scheherazade knows secrets of storytelling :)
Comment by Bongumusa on March 10, 2010 at 11:02pm
A good teacher.
Comment by Emil Dimitrov on March 10, 2010 at 11:04pm
Scheherazade knows other secrets as well :)
Comment by Alessandra Giabbani on March 10, 2010 at 11:09pm
as you said, teaching is about caring +knowledge share
Comment by Deborah Cazden on March 11, 2010 at 12:35am
Anything that gets children involved in reading is a good thing. Thanks for your post :-) I will definitely share the stories with my kids!
Comment by Nangar Soomro on March 15, 2010 at 5:43pm
I can see spark in this and adding one to this. I love to read complex material into stories, this is great way to communicate complex into very simple and interesting way.
Comment by John D. Boyden on March 15, 2010 at 5:49pm
Thank you all for your comments(AND points lol) I'll be posting lots more. Be sure to send me any requests. I can write a 500 word story in about an hour ;)
Comment by Nangar Soomro on March 15, 2010 at 6:00pm
Ahhhhhh ... Sure I want to carry on my association with you through out the network....
Comment by Lim Zhen Jiang on March 16, 2010 at 2:21pm
+1 spark for your stories to come!

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