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Dispatches From The Moth

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Mar 24, 2020

(Home Schooled) Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #1

by Moth EDU

Social Distancing in response to COVID-19 has schools closed all around the world. In an effort to help parents and educators with some at-home curriculum, The Moth’s Education program is publishing a weekly storytelling activity! Each Tuesday, we’ll bring you a story from The Moth’s archive with some journal prompts and reflection questions! Please feel free to share with other families, educators and other individuals looking for ways to engage their hearts and their minds. ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 13, 2018

Meet the Education Interns

by Diane Cardoso

The Moth office was extremely excited to say hello to five Moth Education Program alumni who are joining us for a three week internship! College students Stephanie Dinsae, Ernest Holliday, Lucas Hoye, Madison Mack, and Diavian Walters recently joined the Moth team to gain experience in production & arts administration by helping with the upcoming GrandSLAM and Teacher Institute. We sat down with the newest Moth interns to discuss their goals for the internship, pre-storytelling nerves and th...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 15, 2017

Teacher Spotlight On...Tara Zinger

by The Moth Education Program

Moth Teachers: welcome back to the school year! We’ll be featuring some of our AMAZING Moth Curriculum Partners throughout the year, asking them to share tips and tricks for using Moth stories and storytelling in their classrooms. If you’d like to be a Curriculum Partner this year, you can apply here. If you’d like to be featured on Spotlight, just email us at And stay tuned at the end of the post for some exciting announcements! We’re thrilled to welcome Tara Zinger as ou...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jul 10, 2017

Moth Summer Interns: Announcing the Alumni Podcast!

by Quyn Israel, Mmachi Dimoriaku, Brie Mann-Hernandez, Jamila Jahangir, and Dan Dobro

In Summer 2017, Moth EDU Brought on us five interns to help produce the High School GrandSLAM, assist with running the first ever Moth Teacher Institute, and create something new that would be a lasting asset to The Moth’s education program through its alumni. After some brainstorming, we decided to document an oral history of New York City, by reaching out into our neighborhoods to those storytellers whose stories might not have been heard live on the Moth stage. Although our time at The Moth ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Aug 23, 2016

The Next Generation of Story Teachers

by Catherine McCarthy

This week, our Education Program is teaming up with The DreamYard Project to train the next generation of story teachers: the Moth Teaching Interns. Alums of our High School StorySLAM program, here in NYC, kept asking how they could stay involved and do more with The Moth. The Teaching Internship is a way for them to do just that-- while they also get important experience and training as teaching artists. Any high school senior or graduate who took part in a High School StorySLAM program can...

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