Stories, Lesson Plans & More

Memory’s Radial Path to Learning

This essay explores how memory and storytelling are tools to humanize learning, allowing students to connect to their inner lives.

Stories of Our Moral Deformation

How might stories act as keys allowing us access to challenge, examine, uproot, and illumine our habits and fears?

Doorways to Our Childhood Selves

This essay explores the power of our imagination and how stories can act as thresholds to our childhood selves.

Audio Story
When the Earth Started to Sing

This sonic journey written and narrated by David G. Haskell brings us to the beginning of sound and song on planet Earth.


Students share their perspectives during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learning and Teaching from the Heart in Troubled Times

Ariel Burger explores ways to embrace curiosity and celebrate questions in challenging times.

The Lindworm

Mythologist and storyteller Martin Shaw tells an old Norwegian tale about a mythical creature that is part human and part snake.

High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Value of Listening