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The Storytellers’ Top Ten: using storytelling to promote parental engagement

Added 26 Jul 2017 | Updated 08 Aug 23

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Storytelling sits at the heart of literacy development. Hearing stories, reading stories, retelling and creating stories should, of course, underpin our school curriculum, but storytelling has other benefits too. As a creative, non-threatening and engaging tool, storytelling can help build relationships, foster a sense of community and support parental engagement.

The resource was designed for primary schools but could easily be adapted for secondary.

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