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Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ May 18

This weekend’s quote addresses stories and storytelling.

Stories are a communal currency of humanity. ~ Tahir Shah

 

As the school year swivels to a close, there are many stories that fill the yearbooks, date books, and lesson plan books.

I am flying to Singapore soon tomorrow and I am looking forward to meeting with Singapore’s premier storytelling coach, Angeline Koh. Look for my post on our conversation about storytelling and storylistening.

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote~August 16

 

The Democracy of Storytelling

I believe in the democracy of storytelling. I love the fact that our stories can cross all sorts of borders and boundaries. I feel humbled by the notion that I’m even a small part of the literary experience. I grew up in a house, in a city, in a country shaped by books. I don’t know of a greater privilege than being allowed to tell a story, or to listen to a story. They’re the only thing we have that can trump life itself. ~Colum McCann

 

First seen on Gregg Morris’ ScoopIt Board

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