Barbara Freedman-De Vito
Barbara Freedman-DeVito has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts (with certification as an art teacher), a Masters degree in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, focusing on the study of children's literature, and a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL / TEFL ). She is an experienced storyteller, English teacher, art teacher, and children's librarian. She has been entertaining kids since 1979, creating storytelling programs, puppet shows and theatrical skits for schools, libraries, museums, parks, hospitals, shopping centers, festivals, and private homes. She has also created and conducted writing workshops for children, and workshops for university students, teachers and librarians in the arts of storytelling, puppetry and the creation of hand- made props. In addition, she has created artwork for several institutions and written articles that have been published in various professional journals.
Articles by Barbara Freedman-De Vito
- From Children's Stories To Study Skills: Help Your Children Succeed In School
- Why Reading Is So Important For Children