Most people think that stories are only for children. Or worse, that classic literature is only for high school lit class or college English majors.
In this episode, I introduce an award-winning professional storyteller who has changed all that! He and his wife travel the world while entertaining and educating audiences (young and old) with beloved stories from history and literature.
This is the third of three episodes.
Highlights from this episode:
- how to translate a story for listeners of differing ages
- tips for creating simple character voices for telling/reading stories
- Jim demonstrates with “The Tortoise and the Hare”
- using audio books to preview classics
- how to discern which titles are appropriate for your children/students
- how to create valuable learning experiences by discussing stories
- how students can learn to look for ethics in stories
- handling sensitive and controversial topics in history and literature
- [VIDEO] Aesop’s Fable: The Tortoise and the Hare by Jim Weiss (from “Animal Tales”)
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; Read by Jim Weiss – An Unabridged Production
- American Tall Tales – Jim Weiss
- Resources by Jim Weiss
- Recordings: Virtues & Values – Jim Weiss
- CiRCE Institute – Cultivating Wisdom and Virtue
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
- Galileo and the Stargazers – Jim Weiss
- Good Night – Jim Weiss
- Sweet Dreams – Jim Weiss
With Jim Weiss in Greenville, SC – March 2013
Thanks for Listening!
To hear my complete interview with Jim Weiss, please visit episodes 008, 009, and 010.
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Preview Timeline of Classics