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8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations

8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations | English | Scoop.it
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.

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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, March 10, 2015 3:51 PM

Contação de historias como modelo milenar de aprendizagem de adultos #avancee

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, March 13, 2015 8:05 PM

Worth sharing. 

Andrea Stewart's curator insight, March 21, 2015 4:55 PM

Great techniques for teaching or professional development. The article gives video examples of each.

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Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 review – What Hitler dismissed as 'filth'

Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 review – What Hitler dismissed as 'filth' | English | Scoop.it
This exhibition revisits not only Germany's 'Degenerate Art' show that destroyed so many artistic careers, but the Nazi rhetoric that made the exhibition possible, writes Jason Farago
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Do lobsters and other invertebrates feel pain?

Do lobsters and other invertebrates feel pain? | English | Scoop.it
New research offers some answers on how much pain, if any, invertebrates can experience.

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Are great TV shows the novels of the 21st century?: book news - The Oregonian

Are great TV shows the novels of the 21st century?: book news - The Oregonian | English | Scoop.it
Are great TV shows the novels of the 21st century?
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200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing - New York Times (blog)

200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing - New York Times (blog) | English | Scoop.it
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200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing
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Later this week we will be announcing a brand-new contest in which teenagers will be invited to write evidence-based persuasive pieces on the topics of their choice.
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The Opening Sentences of Classic Novels, Diagrammed - io9

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How does the first line of Cormac McCarthy's The Road compare grammatically of those of George Orwell's 1984, H.G. Wells' The Time Machine, and Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451?
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Classic Video Games as Romance Novels - Kotaku

Classic Video Games as Romance Novels - Kotaku | English | Scoop.it
The fine folks over at Shutterstock and illustrator Echo Chernik teamed up for Valentine's Day, and imagined what romantic pulp fiction would look like with video game characters.
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More Teen Books Appealing To Adults - WBFS

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More Teen Books Appealing To Adults
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It's called “kid-lit” but in this day in age, it's not just for kids. Now the majority of books written for children and teens are actually being picked up by adults.
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Honest Slogans | Know Your Meme

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Honest Slogans is a single topic blog featuring company logos with satirical taglines conveying widely held stereotypes or unpleasant truths that are omitte.
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BBC Believes You Only Read 6 of These Books... - How many have you read?

BBC Believes You Only Read 6 of These Books... - How many have you read? | English | Scoop.it
Find your score on this list by clicking each item that you have completed. The BBC believes that most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books below. How many have you read?
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8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today | English | Scoop.it
David Shariatmadari: Think hyperbole rhymes with Super Bowl? Don't worry, it could be the start of something beautiful
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Ban Bossy. Encourage Girls to Lead.

Ban Bossy. Encourage Girls to Lead. | English | Scoop.it
Join us at banbossy.com to take the pledge & get our leadership tips.
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The Tempest: Backstage with the Ithaca Shakespeare Company - ithaca.com

The Tempest: Backstage with the Ithaca Shakespeare Company - ithaca.com | English | Scoop.it
The Tempest: Backstage with the Ithaca Shakespeare Company ithaca.com The Tempest is set on a remote island, where Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful...
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A Thousand Words: Writing from Photographs - New Yorker (blog)

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Photography has changed not only the way that I make notes but also the way that I write.
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The Book Thief - Official Trailer

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jew...
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TV Networks and Advertisers Can't Get Enough Awards Shows - AdAge.com

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TV Networks and Advertisers Can't Get Enough Awards Shows
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Award shows are increasingly compelling to both networks and advertisers eager for live events that are relatively DVR-proof and spawn a lot of social media conversation.
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Books to read before you die - CNN

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(CNN) -- I'm a lover of books, great ones and not-so-great ones. And I also love lists. So it didn't surprise me when Amazon recently came out with its 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime.
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