Welcome to Karl Behling's Storytelling page. I'm glad you stopped by.
Storytelling is the oldest human teaching method.
Storytelling is what modern electronic entertainment attempts to re-create.
But, put a skilled storyteller together with a live audience of any size... and you've got MAGIC.
Click here to see what I mean
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Find out more about Karl here
22nd Annual Weber State University
Mon-Wed, Feb.26-28, 2018
visit the festival here
Telling stories onstage at the iconic Ogden Peery's Egyptian Theater-- what a thrill !
Telling stories onstage at the Weber State Storytelling Festival with Antonio Sacre again- a repeat pleasure
onstage with Bil Lepp, another treat
Karl Behling is a seasoned, professional educator and experienced performing artist who also writes books, attends Mountain Man rendezvous whenever possible, and who loves settling in to tell stories with the grandkids. Karl has taught 2nd, 3d, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades for 30 years for the Ogden City School District and currently teaches at GreenWood Charter School. He also taught High School English and English as a Second Language classes.
Karl has been an active member of the Utah Storytelling Guild, serving as President of the Utah Storytelling Guild, as well as President of the Ben Lomond Chapter of the Guild from 2007-2009. He is a member of the executive committee for the Weber State University Storytelling Festival, and produces storytelling events and programs for schools and libraries in Northern Utah.
He publishes a regular column called "Ask the Expert" in the quarterly Taleswapper, and teaches faculty professional development workshops on using storytelling as an instructional strategy in the classroom.