Chennai Storytelling Festival 2015 (4-15 Feb),
"Storytelling for Teaching and Training"
(a profile Dr Brenda Beck),
Indian Express, 12 Feb 2015.
(a profile of Richard Martin),
The Hindu, 11 Feb 2015.
5) Talk on "Educational Uses of Ponnar Sankar, a Tamil Epic".
Talk by Dr Brenda Beck (based in Toronto, Canada) --
"Ways Canadian Teachers are Using a 13-hour Animation of an Indian Folk Epic in Their Classrooms".
For teachers, and anyone else who might be interested. Admission is free.
1) Thurs 12 Feb, at 11:30am.
Loyola College (Sterling Road, Nungambakkam),
Yedanapalli Hall, Chemistry Block.
2) Fri 13 Feb, at 11am.
University of Madras (Chepauk campus, where Wallajah Road meets Marina Beach), Hall G-33, Centenary Building.
6) Panel Discusssion at Alliance Francaise.
Day and time: Friday 13 Feb, 4pm-6pm.
Venue: 3rd Floor Auditorium, Alliance Francaise, College Road.
Panel Discussion (with Descriptions and Demonstrations of Methods) on "Using Storytelling for Teaching Languages", and "Using Storytelling to Help Develop Language Skills in Young Children".
For teachers, parents, college students, and anyone else who might be interested.
Admission: Rs 100.
The Chennai Storytelling Festival is presented by the World Storytelling Institute and Others. The World Storytelling Institute is based in Chennai, on India's southeast coast.