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Tell Me a Story: Favorite Books to Promote Sequential Storytelling Skills

Favorite Books to Promote Storytelling Skills Narratives are stories. Telling stories is an essential life skill. There are many children, adolescents, and adults who struggle to tell a story. Those with poor narrative abilities have an...

Tell Me a Story: 6 Ways to Improve Your Preschooler’s Storytelling

Photo Credit: Pioneer Library System Being able to tell a story is particularly important for preschoolers and young school age children because oral narratives are associated with academic achievement. Research repeatedly shows that narrative...

Let Them Scribble: How Scribbling Promotes Literacy Development

“Mommy, mommy, mommy, look, look, it’s Dumbo!” she says while proudly showing me her latest masterpiece of colorful scribbles. Without waiting for my response she exclaims, “See the O?” She repeats “O, O, O” like a teacher...