Tag: stories

Telling Stories

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Stephen Krashen on what to do and what not to do when reading aloudThanks in large part to the success of Jim Trealease’s Read-Aloud Handbook, now in its 7th edition, reading aloud has become a popular activity. According to Scholastic’s 2015 Kids and Family Reading Report, over 75% of American children age five and younger are read to at...

Stories Bring It Home

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Kate Nguyen and Nile Stanley research resilience in language learners and its relationship to storytellingInternational students who study a second language abroad may experience more adjustment problems than their domestic peers (Narra-Tumma & Claudius, 2013). The challenges they face can include problems with immigration/visa status, separation from family, limited financial resources, isolation due to difficulty speaking a new language...