Children Tell Stories: Teaching and Using Storytelling in the Classroom

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Richard C. Owen Publishers, 2005 - Education - 264 pages
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The revised edition of this award-winning guidebook on storytelling in the classroom includes over 80% new material. The authors provide compelling rationales for the value of storytelling, links to state standards, detailed storytelling unit tips, uses throughout the curriculum, and bibliographies. Includes a multi-media DVD with demonstrations of storytelling by the authors, teachers and students, plus related materials and resources.

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The Power of Storytelling in the Classroom
The Educational Benefits of Storytelling
Getting Started with Storytelling

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About the author (2005)

The authors - as "Beauty and the Beast Storytellers" - are a husband and wife team who have traveled as far as Europe and Asia to perform and teach others to tell stories.

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