Storytelling and QAR Strategies

Storytelling and QAR Strategies offers a clear, detailed explanation of this research-based, reading comprehension framework, providing teachers, school librarians, and storytellers with the tools they need to incorporate the deep learning of QAR into storytelling events and classroom work. The authors furnish traditional tales, fables and myths related to the 12 pillars of character education, […]

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Good Words for the Young: A Child’s Devotional

This daily devotional is the work of eighty authors–mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, aunts and uncles–united by a passion for bringing the word of God to the young, and making it a tangible reality in children’s everyday lives. They show how boys and girls can take Bible verses and apply them at home, with […]

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Content Area Reading, Writing, and Storytelling: A Dynamic Tool for Improving Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum through Oral Language Development

Through a balance of pedagogy and practice, Ellis gives teachers the skills and confidence they need to become better storytellers. The book includes dozens of great stories and classroom-tested lesson plans to help students improve reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. With better reading skills, students’ ability to learn content will also improve. By telling their […]

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Small Group Dialogue: 12 Old Testament Stories

You are about to embark on an exciting new Bible Study. Every week you will participate in a different activity designed to encourage dialogue; designed to encourage everyone to contribute; designed to help you learn Bible stories. Here are some tips to help you get the most from this study. Be an active participant; your […]

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Small Group Dialogue Instructor’s Manual: 12 Old Testament Stories

One goal of this Bible Study is to spur dialogue that will build relationships. Dialogue is collaborative and cooperative encouraging multiple sides to work toward a shared understanding. People participate in order to gain understanding and find the meaning of Scripture. This enlarges and possibly changes a participant’s point of view.When people participate in the […]

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