Presentation by Marlene Peterson
"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." (Aristotle)
A hundred years ago, educators rightly understood that hearts must be warmed before minds can be taught. The gift of story is the primary tool of a heart-based education. Come learn the nuts and bolts of a heart-based education and check out many free resources for your use. This is a Christian-based presentation.
Marlene Peterson has raised eight daughters and one son with her husband, Brent and is thoroughly enjoying being a grandma. She is founder and president of Libraries of Hope which is all about stories and educating the heart. In addition to bringing many of the forgotten treasures of children's literature back into print, Libraries of Hope is also working to restore the ageless and beautiful art of storytelling to our culture. Marlene has compiled a manual for beginning storytellers, 'Restoring the Art of Storytelling in the Home'. She graduated from BYU where she studied Child Development and Family Relations. She and her husband reside in Appomattox, VA, blissfully surrounded by the stories of history.
More presentations we have in our archives by Marlene Peterson: