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CEMREL, Inc. (St. Louis, MO 63139)
Emily Thach (Project Director: November 1977 to present)

Storytelling: Classics of the Oral Tradition

CEMREL, a regional educational laboratory, will develop a program to retell myths and hero tales from the oral traditions of Sumer, Greece, Scandinavia, Britain, and Africa to elementary school pupils in 2 school districts in St. Louis. Project will produce a humanities program and associated teacher training which will supplement existing elementary school language programs. Storyteller-teacher will tell a story aloud and help children transcribe their own versions of it and present them to other children. Teachers Guide Implementation Guide, training videotape, and evaluation report will be produced.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Institutes for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$112,025 (approved)
$111,308 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1978 – 6/30/1981