(A complete list upon request)
Creatures of Our Minds’ Eye
Folktales from Around the World
Stories for Environmental and Global Awareness
Stories from China and Japan
Stories from Africa
Ph.D. - Curriculum and Instruction University of Connecticut
M.Ed. - Aesthetics
in Education University of Massachusetts
Theatre and Speech
University of Massachusetts
Elementary Education Paterson State College
Teachers and Librarians as Storytellers: Tips and Hints
Promoting Creativity, Kindness, and concern Through Storytelling
Math, social studies, and Science Stories for Teachers
The History and Significance of Storytelling
Collecting and Telling Family and Folk stories
Writing and Telling Tall Tales or family stories
Organic Storytelling: Children participate with ideas, movements, and music
Storytelling And Movement in Art Appreciation:
1. The Kinesthetic curriculum - Active Math, grammar, art, science, social studies
2. Kinetic Stories & Energy in the Visual and Spatial Arts
3. Art Appreciation Through Movement and Sound
4. Underachieving, Gifted, Learning Disabled Students’ Creative Production
5. Multiple Intelligences
6. Awesome Architecture
Dr. Herman is a life member of the National Storytelling Network and was a member for over 22 years. She founded
the Mountain Top Storytelling Guild: tri-state Western Maryland region (MD, PA, and WV).
She is a life member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NSN), the National Association
for Gifted Children, and the Oral History Mid-Atlantic Region. She is on the Board of Directors of the NSN YES Alliance SIG
and the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students, which encourages teachers to teach to students’
strengths as well as weaknesses.
of our Minds Eye (1986) Dr. Gail N. Herman, 166 Lodge Circle,
Swanton, MD 21561:
Organic Storytelling [audiotape]
and Stories of Creative Creatures (2001) Dr. Gail N. herman, 166 Lodge Circle,
Swanton, MD 21561
from the Tall Tale Liars’ Festival (1997) 166 Lodge Circle,
Swanton, MD: Organic Storytelling [audiotape]
Dr. Herman has written stories, articles about storytelling, art, creative movement, and gifted students in
such magazines as Better Homes & Gardens; Parenting For High Potential; Teaching for High Potential;
The National Storytelling Journal; The Roeper Review; Teacher; Early Years; Gifted Child Today; and Art Teacher.
Chapters are found in the following books: Active Learning; Tales As Tools; Nurturing Gifts and Talents
of Primary Grade Students, and Telling Stories To Children published in 2005 by the National Storytelling Network.
Dr. Herman is a contributing author for the book The Storytelling Classroom: Application Across the Curriculum published
in 2006 by Libraries Unlimited.
Dr. Herman has published stories: “The Four Wise People” in an anthology called Spinning Tales;
Weaving Hope: published by New Society Publishers and “Juan Bobo and Sisi” in an anthology called Joining
In: Audience Participation Stories and How to Tell Them published by Yellow Moon Press.
Presently she is working on a series called Mischievous Martha: True Tales from an Orphanage, about her mother-in-law.