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Commentary: 6 Simple Ways to Use Storytelling as a Teaching Tool for Your Children

The 74 Million – Jim Weiss

“Stories are spectacularly successful learning tools. Children whose parents tell and/or read stories to them from an early age turn out to be better readers and students later on. Furthermore, you are more than 20 times more likely to remember information if you learn it in a story than if you simply memorize it as data. In part, the more stories we encounter, the more effectively our brains learn to work within the structure that most stories follow. We not only absorb the stories’ contents, but at the same time, our brains get used to organizing what we learn into a usable form. We learn how to learn through stories.” (more)

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