The Great Thanksgiving Listen: 5 Great Tips for a Meaningful Interview

Posted by Kim Baskin on November 16, 2017

The Great Thanksgiving Listen is almost here. For the third year in a row, StoryCorps and Facing History are encouraging Facing History students around the country to listen to stories from their loved ones by having a meaningful conversation and learning critical listening skills. But before you begin, make sure to keep these great interviewing tips in mind! 

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3 Stories to Inspire You for the Great Thanksgiving Listen

Posted by Julia Malta-Weingard on October 24, 2017

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! And for a third year in a row, Facing History is partnering with StoryCorps to encourage high school students from all 50 states to participate in The Great Thanksgiving Listen. StoryCorps challenges teens and educators across the country to sit down with an elder or loved one, record a meaningful conversation, and make history by adding their voices to the StoryCorps Archive and to a special collection at the Library of Congress. It has become a growing national movement to gather the nation’s diverse voices and to recognize the importance of intergenerational listening.

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The Anatomy of a Great Interview

Posted by Kim Baskin on October 27, 2016

This fall, StoryCorps and Facing History are once again bringing The Great Thanksgiving Listen to Facing History students around the country. Students can take the opportunity to listen to stories from their loved ones by having a meaningful conversation and learning critical listening skills.  

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Topics: StoryCorps, The Great Listen

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