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How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English

How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English | Fostering Inclusive Conversations | Scoop.it
When you engage your English-language learners through the power, fun, and sharing of narrative, the formal elements of language acquisition will follow more easily.
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Valuing stories your learners bring into the classroom elicits an 'affective' response.  Make time to listen to their narratives, as well as share your own.  It empowers all learners.

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Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn | Wellbeing ...

Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn | Wellbeing ... | Fostering Inclusive Conversations | Scoop.it
With many thanks to Anita Smith for this summary of John Hattie's most recent book (with Gregory Yates): Introduction: Use social learning theory, motivation theory, and information processing theories; Social brain hypothesis ...
Cindy Valdez-Adams's insight:

Time to bring in Visible Learning into any New Arrivals Program to support language learning.  Not a bad summary of Hattie's book. Each chapter has been summarised with main points highlighted. 

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