Enter one Jonathan Wolff and the Self Awakened Child Series (http://www.jonathanwolff.org/peace-book.htm).
At the time the value of social and emotional intelligence was just gaining ground. Then Fate seemingly drops Mr. Wolff at our doorstep with his fresh pressed character development series- a new idea in supporting social and emotional learning with primary and lower elementary aged children.
Each month, Mr. Wolff drove almost three hours to meet faculty and parents in developing a culture of support as children transitioned from the Absorbent Mind to that of abstraction and morality.
His tool – STORYTELLING.
Throughout the ages, predating even written history, community elders have relied on the art of storytelling to share values with younger members in an effort to cultivate a shared attitude. We thank Jonathan Wolff for his contribution to our social fabric and to the friends and family who shared with us today: