Daniel T. Willingham, Why Don’t Students Like Schools?
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What is this strategy about?
Stories are effective tools for helping pupils comprehend and remember. Pupils remember stories, and therefore they will remember your content if it is organised like one. You don’t need to tell your pupils that you are telling them a story - this is just a way to organise your information.
What is the purpose of a story?
Stories are not only entertaining, but it can also give people a view of different worlds and perspectives. It gives children the opportunity to learn new ideas and information. It has the power to influence and motivate audiences through morals and teachings.
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Choose this strategy if you want to...
- Help pupils remember your content more effectively
- Engage pupils more effectively
- Find an alternative way of teaching ordinarily difficult or “dull” material
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