I have planned and presented educational programs in public schools for 25 years. My presentations range from primary and elementary grades to high school.
With years of experience, I have found that by applying storytelling in the classroom, a student's education may be enhanced in many ways. Such as through -
Types of Programs Offered:
If you are in North Carolina and are a non-profit organization, you may apply for a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Speakers Forum. I offer two topics through the Humanities, listed on page 26 in the hard copy, and in the online directory at: www.nchumanities.org.
"Thanks for all that you've done to further storytelling in North Carolina. It
is always wonderful to work with you"
"Thank you for being a part of our 'Young Writer's Day' at Lindley Elementary School. We have gotten such positive feedback from
the teachers and students. We received letters from one second grade class. Almost all of the students referred to enjoying
Ms. Payne's story. I must
say that I also find your talent and art form very fascinating. Thank
you for sharing it with the students at Lindley."
"You are a treasure here in Greensboro! We are so blessed to have a world-class storyteller here working with students.
for making time to come to McIver this year."
"Thank you for your time and attention to our students. Your stories and information were a wonderful addition to our multicultural
quality of your stories, research and information is excellent. It
is always exciting to have quality experiences for our students."
"Thank you very much for your monthly guest appearances at the Neighborhood Nature Museum this Season.
The children and other visitors have
enjoyed your energetic and interactive nature tales."
© 2004 Sylvia Payne