Teaching Story Telling in Class Rooms - English

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Psychology   Education   Stories   Imagination   Creativity   Fiction   Faculty   Talents   Art   Performance   English  

What I find most attractive in storytelling as a technique of teaching is that more than just learning pre-determined knowledge they allow creative and imaginative construction of knowledge itself in the process. Moreover, compared to the traditional techniques in which the teacher is more or less at the center, in the storytelling technique the child is at the center of learning process. Storytelling fosters reasoning and communication skills. It encourages the development of reading habit, social interaction skills, and even problem solving skills (using both rational and emotional reasoning methods). All these are in addition to moral values and knowledge that can be conveyed in the play-out at a deeper level. Also see "A Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play" by Vivian Gussin Paley.

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