Scott Stoll

My claim to fame is that I rode a bicycle around the world and wrote some books. More about me.
Bridge the gap. An illustration of a bicyclist trying to get over a pit filled, and an illustration of a man stranded on an island trying to get pot of gold.
Games

Bridge the gap

A 3-part worksheet to help you get unstuck. This is an exercise to help you overcome obstacles and achieve your dream. Can you get from one side to the other using either logic or emotions?

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Don't break the chain
Games

Don’t Break the Chain

Don’t break the chain. A 1-month and 1-year challenge to help you take a step of action every day to make your dream a reality. Good for kids and adults.

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The Donkeycorn standing on top of the book, "Dream It!"
Crafts & Activities

Augmented reality for children’s books

We love to experiment, and we are always looking for new ways to bring our books to life. Just recently, technology has made adding interactive features to paper books easy. As you can see from the video below, we’ve begun adding AR (augmented reality) to our book. It’s super fun!

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About 500 children standing the shape of a bicycle as soon from the top of the gym roof.
Stories

Falling Uphill: The Secret of Life

This is the true story about a man who bicycles around the world questing for the secret of life. His journey is full of many wonders, but he eventually returns home discouraged—only then does he discover the secret in the last place left to look.

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Focus group on community learning centers with the Northside Education Committee and Cincinnati Public Schools
How we make stuff

Learning how the education system works

If you’ve been reading our website, you’ve learned that we spent a great deal of effort learning educational theory, cognitive development and psychological theory, and combining it all with our own life experiences to form a comprehensive, evidence-based process for learning how to dream and turn those dreams into reality. However, one aspect of the book that is not apparent by reading it is all the work we’ve done learning how to work within the bureaucracy of the school system, connecting with community leaders and implementing educational programs.

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The most frequent words in "Dream it!" Word cloud.
How we make stuff

The vocabulary of “Dream It!”

As with most aspects of a children’s book, vocabulary — or should we say diction? — or should we say word choice? — can become a complex topic, especially if you want to teach them new concepts, like how to dream. Even the word “dream” has two very different meanings. Let’s dive a little deeper into this topic and have some fun along the way.

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