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Speaking Out: Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children

Speaking Out<br> <em>Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children</em> by Jack Zipes Speaking Out: Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children
Your Price: $29.95 CDN
Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 296
Pub. Date: 2004
ISBN-10: 0415966612
ISBN-13: 9780415966610

About the Book:

Speaking Out is a book for storytellers, educators, and anyone who cares about helping children find within themselves the the keys to imagination.

Author Jack Zipes has worked with the Neighborhood Bridges Program of the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, taking his storytelling techniques into inner-city schools. Speaking Out is in part a record of the transformations storytelling can work on the minds and lives of young people. But it is also a vivid and exhilarating demonstration of a different kind of education — one built from deep inside each child.

In his successful Creative Storytelling, Jack Zipes showed how storytelling is a rich and powerful tool for self-expression and for building children's imaginations. In Speaking Out, this master storyteller goes further, speaking out against rote learning and testing and for the positive force within storytelling and creative drama during the K-12 years.

About the Author:

Jack Zipes has published and translated over a dozen volumes on and about stories, fairy tales, and storytelling. Co-founder of the Neighborhood Bridges Project, he is one of the most widely respected scholars of fairy tales and a passionate advocate for storytelling in education. He is Professor of German at the University of Minnesota.