Title

The Power of Storytelling: Five Educational Concepts Embraced Through Storytelling

First Presenter's Institution

University of Minnesota

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Location

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Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

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Brief Program Description

Motivating stories enkindle longing hearts. Stories thaw out frozen brains getting the creative juices flowing and transforming cold academic concepts into warm invitations to learning, hence making abstract concepts into concrete. Every teacher is a storyteller! Learn tips and techniques on using storytelling in the classroom, including how to sneak it through the backdoor to make learning fun. Examine ways in which stories can illustrate and reinforce concepts through listening and retelling all while improving students’ oral skills.

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Chang’aa Mweti, Ph.D., Associate Professor at University of Minnesota

Presentation Year

2018

Start Date

3-5-2018 1:15 PM

End Date

3-5-2018 2:30 PM

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The Power of Storytelling: Five Educational Concepts Embraced Through Storytelling

Scarbrough 2

Motivating stories enkindle longing hearts. Stories thaw out frozen brains getting the creative juices flowing and transforming cold academic concepts into warm invitations to learning, hence making abstract concepts into concrete. Every teacher is a storyteller! Learn tips and techniques on using storytelling in the classroom, including how to sneak it through the backdoor to make learning fun. Examine ways in which stories can illustrate and reinforce concepts through listening and retelling all while improving students’ oral skills.