Life Lessons Through Storytelling

Life Lessons Through Storytelling

Children's Exploration of Ethics

eBook - 2010
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Storytelling empowers children to engage in discussions; explore ideas about power, respect, community, fairness, equality, and justice; and help frame their understanding of complex ethical issues within a society. In Life Lessons through Storytelling, Donna Eder interviews elementary students and presents their responses to stories from different cultures. Using Aesop's fables and Kenyan and Navajo storytelling traditions as models for classroom use, Eder demonstrates the value of a cross-cultural approach to teaching through storytelling, while providing deep insights into the social psychology of learning.

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780253222442
0253222443
9780253004680
0253004683
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 168 p.)

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