Humans have been telling stories across cultures for millions of years as a way to connect and share with one another. Whether it is recounting what occurred at school, sharing a favorite item at show?and?tell, developing a fictional story, retelling a plot, or participating in a play, sharing and connecting are important skills for all children to learn.Often times, students with CAS have more to say than their motor speech systems will enable them. This course is designed to showcase strategies that will help students with CAS develop their storytelling voices.
- Identify two elements of an effective narrative.
- Identify at least three types of narratives and specific strategies to foster each type in meaningful ways.
- Learn how to develop a story script using their student’s target word sets.
- Identify at least one high?tech and one low?tech strategy that can be used to help facilitate narrative language development.
Minutes 1-5 Why is Storytelling Important? Brain Science and Learning Theory Evidence
Minutes 6-10 Why is storytelling a challenge for students with CAS? Why should we address storytelling and narrative language skills? Why are strategies or storytelling short?cuts essential? Rationale for Narrative Language
Skill Development Strategies for students with CAS
Minutes 11-30 Description of narratives, their intentions, and real?life applications
Minutes 31-40 Elements of a successful narrative; 4 Key components explained
Minutes 41-60 Strategies for helping students participate and achieve successful narratives
Minutes 61-70 Case Study Applications
Minutes 71-90 Q & A