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Christmas Around The World: Home for the Holidays by Debbie Mumm Storytelling with a Class from India 🌎🎄

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 with a ‘Christmas around the world’ theme for young learners on a book titled …

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), showcase successful storytelling activities, and use digital tools. Storytelling and story-based activities should be used as often as possible in the ESL classroom, but almost no one uses them in our country. The main reason for this is that …

Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen and Nick Sharratt – Storytelling-based Learning

Hello, my dear colleagues! Our storytelling workshop number six 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, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in the form of …

The Mood Hoover by Paul Brown and Rowena Blyth – Storytelling-based Learning

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, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in …

Tips for Teaching Young Learners (6 to 11 Years-old) Online

Last week I had the honor to host an official webinar with Preply, an online teaching platform I’ve been working at for 4 years now. In this webinar, we discussed the teaching methodology needed to teach young learners effectively. The webinar was live-streamed on the official Preply Facebook page. So here are some tips for …

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, I’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 with Games)

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 time. So keep reading this article to see how you can promote group collaboration in your workshop by using games! As a real enthusiast …

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

As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’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 …

Wonderland Workshop 1 – Ice Breakers, Dr. Seuss – My Book About Me + Bounty Activities

As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in form of a workshop with a lot of activities based on the book by Dr Seuss called My Book About Me. Storytelling-based learning or narrative-based learning is not something we see in everyday practice. This method …

Story-based Learning as a Way to Promote Language Acquisition in Young Learners

Story-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. As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based curriculum. I currently have more than 35 books for primary school students in English, and my …