Title

How Teachers Can Use Storytelling in The Classroom to Enhance Literacy Skills

Location

Vernon

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

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Brief Program Description

To improve oral language, reading comprehension, and writing, teachers can use storytelling in classrooms as an effective pedagogical strategy woven into instruction to increase students’ competencies in all areas of learning. Storytelling in classrooms breaks abstract concepts into concrete. Even the most reluctant reader or writer will be motivated when engaged in storytelling activities that enhance the use of creativity and imagination. Learn storytelling tips and techniques for motivating underachieving students. Examine ways in which stories can illustrate and reinforce concepts, and through listening and re-telling, improve students’ oral skills and comprehension. Dr. Chang’aa presents storytelling workshops across the country and his humorous presentations touch audiences of all ages.

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

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Keyword Descriptors

Storytelling, Literacy skills, Oral language, Reading comprehension, Writing

Presentation Year

2015

Start Date

3-4-2015 11:15 AM

End Date

3-4-2015 12:30 PM

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How Teachers Can Use Storytelling in The Classroom to Enhance Literacy Skills

Vernon

To improve oral language, reading comprehension, and writing, teachers can use storytelling in classrooms as an effective pedagogical strategy woven into instruction to increase students’ competencies in all areas of learning. Storytelling in classrooms breaks abstract concepts into concrete. Even the most reluctant reader or writer will be motivated when engaged in storytelling activities that enhance the use of creativity and imagination. Learn storytelling tips and techniques for motivating underachieving students. Examine ways in which stories can illustrate and reinforce concepts, and through listening and re-telling, improve students’ oral skills and comprehension. Dr. Chang’aa presents storytelling workshops across the country and his humorous presentations touch audiences of all ages.