Here’s a useful handout with some tips for approaching biblical storytelling well with children.
UC Berkeley has a very thoughtful tutorial up, broken into multiple parts, exploring how to do multimedia storytelling.
Ever wonder about the power of story, developing brains, and the net? Here’s a brief digital excerpt to ponder:
There is a great new site available out of USC Annenberg that offers a ton of resources — including a huge number of media clips — for engaging popular media with critical intelligence.
Sometimes it helps to keep an eye on the biblical storytellers around the country as they are full of good ideas about ways to engage biblical stories that draw listeners into the complexity of the story. Rev. Casey has a blog in which she shares regularly about ways to do biblical storytelling. It’s worth a …
There are some good ideas floating around the net for how to make good presentations. I think they offer some important clues to stories, too! Here’s some advice that originated with Guy Kawasaki. And here’s some useful advice for using templates.
A lovely story of hope:
There’s a great piece up at the magazine Teaching Tolerance which is entitled “Lights, Camera, Social Action!” and is all about ordinary folk creating films which highlight social justice issues.
Pixar has “22 rules for storytelling,” and Kurt Vonnegut has “7 storytelling tips.” What are your own best ideas for telling stories?
The TED organization has done us a nice favor, and curated a number of TED talks which get at what it is to tell a story. We’ve posted some of these over the years here already, but check out their list: http://www.ted.com/playlists/62/how_to_tell_a_story.html