TITLE

March of the Not-So-Perfect Penguins: Storytelling as Pedagogy

AUTHOR(S)
McDonald, Denise
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Summer2009, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significance of using storytelling as one of the effective teaching methods in the U.S. It highlights several studies which illustrate the benefits of storytelling since it serves both as an entertainment and teaching tool. The medium is a powerful tool in sharing ideas, promoting reflection, and encouraging discussion among students, and it also enriches theory-to-practice learning. Storytelling functions as a practical and effectual way for teachers to share wisdom and experiences. Information on the "March of the Not-So-Perfect Penguins" story is also presented.
ACCESSION #
41142310

 

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