RiverTown Storytellers Evansville, IN A member of this group for a number of years. Past president for two years. Great experience for anyone to tell and listen to storytelling in a small intimate group.Go to the storyteller section to find more information about Gary Wittmann.
Heather Forest has a good site for lesson plans and activities and other educational links.
What really happens when students hear a story? Why is it such a powerful tool for teachers? Storytellers have long known that stories can play an important part in the classroom, but never had any research to back up the claim. The following are some words from the late storyteller, Chuck Larkin and references for further reading that comes to the same conclusion - story is good for the brain!!
Web talesis an education place to make up stories by a friendly company Houghton Mifflin. Have fun visiting it often. I love using it to get my creative juices going to start tales.
STORYTELL Discussion list from Texas Women University. Great place to meet and talk to other storyteller around the world.