Storytelling in Practice #3: I’ve finished the story. Now what?

This is the third part of a 3 part answer to a question that was sent to me by an elementary school teacher about using storytelling in the early elementary grades. Part 1 was about pre-story activities: How do I get students ready for a new story? What kinds of activities do we do to make all of… Read More Storytelling in Practice #3: I’ve finished the story. Now what?

Storytelling in Practice #2: The next step is to just tell the story, right? Wrong.

TPRS/Story asking in early elementary This is the second part of a 3 part answer to a question that was sent to me by an elementary school teacher about using storytelling in the early elementary grades. Part 1 was about pre-story activities: How do I get students ready for a new story? What kinds of activities do… Read More Storytelling in Practice #2: The next step is to just tell the story, right? Wrong.

Storytelling in Practice #1: What do you do before you start a story in early elementary?

TPRS/Story asking in early elementary I got an email recently from a teacher who was using one of my stories (Roberto no tiene papas fritas). The teacher pointed out that this post has a breakdown of how I tell the story over several days, which is helpful for a teacher who is new to TPRS, but… Read More Storytelling in Practice #1: What do you do before you start a story in early elementary?

Getting Better at Teaching Kindergarteners (And a Kindergarten Story)

It’s been a pretty crazy few weeks recently. Grades are due for report card time (we are on a trimester system) and I got a new side job as a Social Media Manager for an Elementary Spanish Curriculum Development company (to the readers who follow me on twitter: if you were recently followed by an Elementary… Read More Getting Better at Teaching Kindergarteners (And a Kindergarten Story)