Fiction Genres Kahoot!

Today I bring you a great game I´ve designed to play with students in class and introduce them with fiction genres. I will be posting more complex games in a short while. Stay tuned! Enter here to play this “FICTION GENRES” Kahoot! game: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/19580158-955a-4a56-baa5-e2a8dd23ecae

Kahoot! is a wonderful platform for creating and playing learning games. It is about bringing emotion into the learning experience, connecting the learning with students´ world of gaming, engaging and motivating the students at the back of the class to the front, and building a social environment in which all students collaborate to play and learn. You can include Kahoot! games and activities in your lesson plans. Using this software is very easy. You can create a free teacher´s account here getkahoot.com I recommend you exploring the “blind kahoot” section to use Kahoot! to introduce a new subject. 

 

 

8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations (for adult students)

“A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring a speech to get the ideas across and keep the audience engaged all the way through is tricky.” Let your adult students try these eight storytelling techniques for impressive presentations:

1. Monomyth

2. The mountain

3. Nested loops

4. Sparklines

5. In medias res

6. Converging ideas

7. False start

8. Petal Structure

Read the full article here: 8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations (for adult students)

The Art of Storytelling (lesson plan)

Storytelling is an ancient and valuable art that extends around the globe. In this unit, students develop their own storytelling talents, apply the techniques of storytelling, create storytelling guides, and perform a story for an audience. This unit can be taught to an entire classroom or given as a self-directed extension activity. Each lesson is quite short, and they can easily be combined. The Art of Storytelling (lesson plan)

Listen to stories! (ages 4 to 18)

Here you can listen to professional storytellers from across the country as they spin their wonderful tales. Just click on your age group, and you’ll find a list of story titles. Click on any title, and the story will play. Make your students sit back, get comfortable, and get ready to go around the world, through time, inside the heart, and above the clouds. Listen to stories with STORYBEE

Student writers!

Let your students create visual stories with Storybird in minutes! This amazing software inspires writers of any age to turn images into fresh stories. Millions of writers, readers, and artists participate in this platform. Families and friends, teachers and students, and amateurs and professionals have created more than 5 million stories—making Storybird one of the world’s largest storytelling communities. Storybird (software)