Building Blocks to Literacy

Teaching Artist: Sherry Norfolk

Recent research provides new insights and perspectives on the ways storytelling helps lay the best possible foundation for learning in the early childhood classroom. Participants will explore relevant research and its practical applications, engaging in demonstrations and discussions that put theory into practice. Participants will also learn how to tell stories with confidence and style! This fun-filled, fast-paced, hands-on workshop will bring out the natural storyteller in each person as they discover creative and effective ways to use voice, body language, gestures and facial expression to bring stories to life effectively for young listeners.
6 contact hours for Grades K-5 Teachers.

Audience: Educators
Format: Professional Development
Curriculum Connections: English/Language Arts
Teaching Artist: Sherry Norfolk

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