Event Title

Session A-2: Using Stories to Enhance Learning and Student Engagement in the Biology Classroom

Session Number

A-2

Grade Level

Grade Levels: MS/HS

Start Date

4-3-2016 9:15 AM

End Date

4-3-2016 10:15 AM

Description

Storytelling can have a powerful impact on learning, and it can be used as an effective strategy to enhance student interest and engagement. In this session, participants will be introduced to some of the benefits of storytelling. They will also learn a few simple strategies for using stories to 1) enrich the learning experiences in biology classes, 2) improve the classroom environment, and 3) motivate and encourage students. The strategies that will be discussed are easy to implement and do not require large amounts of class time.

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Mar 4th, 9:15 AM Mar 4th, 10:15 AM

Session A-2: Using Stories to Enhance Learning and Student Engagement in the Biology Classroom

Storytelling can have a powerful impact on learning, and it can be used as an effective strategy to enhance student interest and engagement. In this session, participants will be introduced to some of the benefits of storytelling. They will also learn a few simple strategies for using stories to 1) enrich the learning experiences in biology classes, 2) improve the classroom environment, and 3) motivate and encourage students. The strategies that will be discussed are easy to implement and do not require large amounts of class time.