Using Storytelling to Motivate Student Research

Teaching Artist: Sherry Norfolk

Storytelling evokes curiosity; curiosity provokes learning. Teaching students to do research is often hampered by the fact that students don’t WANT to do research. It simply doesn’t seem relevant or interesting to them. BUT…these Pre K-high school storytelling activities and projects will have kids ready to dive into the research process!  Experience a variety of kid-tested story-based lessons that engage students in research and Information Literacy standards while addressing core curriculum standards in Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science. 3-6 contact hours for Grades K-5 Teachers.

Audience: Educators
Format: Professional Development
Curriculum Connections: English/Language Arts, Science, Social Emotional Learning
Teaching Artist: Sherry Norfolk

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