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Christmas Around The World: Home for the Holidays Storytelling with a Class from India ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŽ„

Hello, my dear colleagues!In December 2020 I met an amazing teacher from India, Shavy, and she invited me to teach a lesson in her school. This post is going to share all the tasks (full lesson plan) for a storytelling lesson for young learners on a book titled Home for the Holidays by Debbie Mumm. …

Nurturing Reading Literacy in Young Learners + Guided Activities

Hello, my dear colleagues! This semi-academic essay will have a difficult task to discuss and disseminate literacy development in young learners. In this article, I will discuss various approaches, share a lot of activities, and my teaching philosophy when it comes to literacy instruction. I will discuss the balanced approach, CLIL, and storytelling with a …

Storytelling and ICT with Young Learners – Preschool in the Cloudโ„ข

Hello, my dear colleagues! Storytelling, ICT, preschool in the cloudโ„ข, and professional development are some of my favorite education words. Many people ask me about the professional development trainings I conduct. They ask how did I start, how can they begin their teaching training journey, and more. It takes a lot of time, experience, and …

Storytelling Methodology for Young Learners: Activities & an Example Lesson Plan

Hello, my dear colleagues! This post will discuss storytelling methodology according to Shin and Crandall (2014) and showcase successful examples of storytelling, along with using digital tools. Storytelling should be used as often as possible in the ESL classroom, but in our country almost no one uses it. The main reason for this is that …

Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 6: Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen & Nick Sharratt

Hello, my dear colleagues! In our storytelling workshop number six, we covered an amazing story called is Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen & Nick Sharratt. Keep reading to see photos and videos of our activities! As a real enthusiast of storytelling, Iโ€™ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in the …

Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 5: The Mood Hoover by Paul Brown, Illustrated by Rowena Blyth

Hello, my dear colleagues! In our storytelling workshop number five, we covered an amazing story called is The Mood Hoover by Paul Brown, Illustrated by Rowena Blyth. Keep reading to see photos and videos of our activities! As a real enthusiast of storytelling, Iโ€™ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in …

The Best Storytelling Websites โ€“ Reading and Creating Books

Hello, my dear colleagues! As you may have noticed before, I am a big fan of guided writing, reading, bibliotherapy, and dramatization. Books for children can be expensive nowadays, and the libraries in schools can be quite small, especially when it comes to books in English. I will list the websites and describe their functions …

Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 4: Class Two at the Zoo by Julia Jarman, illustrated by Lynne Chapman

Hello, my dear colleagues! We finally kick-started our storytelling-based program and our first official story is Class Two at the Zoo by Julia Jarman. As a real enthusiast of storytelling, Iโ€™ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in the form of a workshop. Storytelling-based learning or narrative-based learning is not …

Wonderland Workshop 3: Furniture sorting game, Cooking game, Board Game, Time Capsule (Developing Collaboration in the Group)

Hello, my dear colleagues! Workshop number 3 was the final workshop when it comes to get-to-know-you activities. We have finally formed the group and we will officially start with storytelling next tine. Keep reading this article to see how can you promote group collaboration in your workshop? As a real enthusiast of storytelling, Iโ€™ve decided …

Wonderland Workshop 2 – Ice Breakers, TPR games, Puppet Crafting (Storytelling-based Learning)

As a real enthusiast of storytelling, Iโ€™ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in form of a crafting workshop. Storytelling-based learning or narrative-based learning is not something we see in everyday practice. This method focuses on learning languages through literature, using storytelling at an early age. This curriculum is for …