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Using Storytelling To Forge Unbreakable Bonds Between Teachers And Students

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Kristin Leong is the definition of a multi-faceted educator. She’s held a variety of roles in which she “educated” her audiences—from her stint as a middle school humanities teacher, to her days as Town Hall Seattle’s Community Programs Curator and Residency Program Lead, to her work as the founder of a storytelling project that aims to close the cultural gaps that often separate students and teachers.

And yes, even her years as a nightclub bartender—which she spoke about during an Ignite talk in Seattle—had some teachable moments in them. “Being able to communicate really clearly with people who are drinking a lot is super similar to being able to communicate really clearly with people who are going through puberty,” she says……………………