Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Plight of Endangered Species

Last Saturday I told stories at the Edinburgh Zoo as part of their World Rhino Day festivities.  It was a surprisingly gorgeous day for September, so I told outside on the terrace around the corner from the zoo’s two  greater one-horned rhinos, Bertus and Samir.  It was a busy day for the rhinos who were alsoContinue reading “Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Plight of Endangered Species”

Emily Dodd: Inspiring Children to Care about Wildlife

Emily Dodd, the education officer for the Scottish Seabird Centre, talks about the role of storytelling in communicating science to children and in inspiring them to care about the maritime environment and its birds.  She also discusses her experiences using GLOW, a digital learning network, to share the story of Percy the Puffin with classesContinue reading “Emily Dodd: Inspiring Children to Care about Wildlife”