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Oral Storytelling, The Literacy Key:

 

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ORAL STORYTELLING, THE LITERACY KEY IS THE REVOLUTIONARY NEW ONLINE VIDEO FOR TEACHERS TO USE ANCIENT SECRETS IN ORAL STORYTELLING TO SKYROCKET LITERACY, LANGUAGE AND READING SKILLS IN CHILDREN.

 

 

 

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Live Story Theater Programs With Children

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Podcast Programs with Folktales for Kids!

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Live & Online Professional Development in Oral Storytelling:

Skyrocket Literacy, Language and Reading Skills in Children

Two Hour, Half Day and Full Day Trainings for Teachers, Educators and/or Parents

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Live Workshop Agenda (PDF Version)

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(More detailed agenda upon request.)

 

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Learning Outcomes and Takeaways:

 

1.    The 11 Secrets of Storytelling to boost language, reading and cognitive skills in children.

2.    How to use everyday stories to ignite literacy, school subjects and the love of reading.

3.    Tricks of the trade: How to use folktales and stories to dynamically develop cultural identity and language in children. English Language Learners and special needs children discussed (tales with Spanish on request).

 

General Agenda and Activities (Presentation and Small Group Format):

 

  1. 11 Secrets of Storytelling to Engage and Connect with Children: Entertaining, interactive and performance portion of the program, drawn from a decade of live performances.

 

  1. What is in a Story? Using oral stories as a literacy catalyst and optimal times for story.

 

  1. Use of Culturally Specific Folktales for English Language Learners: Innovative ideas and resources to integrate the diverse cultures and languages of children in oral storytelling to skyrocket language and cognitive skills: the keys to literacy.

 

  1. Integrating the Special Needs of Children: Capitalizing on the strength modalities of children with special needs in storytelling. Autism spectrum discussed.

 

  1. Using Story to Create Teachable Moments: How to use everyday stories to help children express their feelings and fears; role playing and fun use of props.

 

  1. Stories and STEM: The fun science of storytelling to create vital neural pathways in the brain and to transform challenging subjects into an adventure in learning!

 

  1. Everyone is a Storyteller: Using the innate personalities of participants to become an authentic and/or dynamic storyteller. Hands-on and feedback portion of program (copies of folktales provided).

 

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Stories are a nifty tool belt.
Need a colorful example for an upcoming lesson?
 Want to engage the attention of children before plunging into an important subject?
 Need a way to help your students build literacy, self-esteem and classroom community?

TELL A STORY!!!

 
 

How to Select a Story

Select stories that include the cultures of the children in your class.  This creates a culturally safe atmosphere and helps them identify themselves within their heritage. Similarly, choose stories from different countries and traditions to teach awareness.


 

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Storytellers

 

 

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