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The Power of Storytelling in Education

Duration:
5-Day Course
Language:
English
Course Overview

The “Storytelling in Education” is a dynamic 5-day course designed for educators seeking to explore and integrate the transformative potential of storytelling in their teaching practices. Through a combination of theoretical insights, practical activities, and technology integration, participants will embark on a journey to understand the art of storytelling, leverage it across subjects, and harness the capabilities of digital tools for impactful, inclusive education.

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Course Objectives
  • Grasp the fundamentals of storytelling and its impact on education.
  • Learn to seamlessly integrate storytelling into various academic subjects.
  • Gain proficiency in using technology for storytelling and interactive digital narratives.
  • Explore ways to foster creativity and innovation through storytelling in the classroom.
  • Understand how storytelling can contribute to creating an inclusive and diverse learning environment.
  • Develop practical skills in assessing storytelling and create a personalized action plan for implementation.

Schedule

Day 1: 

  • Introduction to Storytelling.
  • Understanding the role of storytelling in education.
  • Exploring the psychological impact of storytelling on learning.
  • The Art of Crafting Compelling Stories.
  • Elements of a good story: characters, plot, setting, and theme.
  • Techniques for engaging and captivating storytelling.

Day 2: 

  • Storytelling Across the Curriculum.
  • Strategies for incorporating storytelling into various subjects.
  • Developing cross-disciplinary storytelling activities.
  • Project-Based Storytelling.
  • Designing project-based learning activities centered around storytelling.
  • Collaborative storytelling projects and their educational benefits.

Day 3: 

  • Introduction to Digital Storytelling.
  • Leveraging technology for storytelling in the digital age.
  • Tools and platforms for creating digital stories.
  • Interactive Storytelling.
  • Exploring interactive storytelling techniques.
  • Hands-on experience with digital storytelling tools.

Day 4:

  • Storytelling for Creativity and Innovation.
  • Fostering creativity through storytelling in the classroom.
  • Encouraging students to become storytellers.
  • Storytelling as a Tool for Inclusive Education.
  • Addressing diversity and inclusivity through storytelling.
  • Using stories to promote empathy and understanding.

 Day 5: 

  • Storytelling for Creativity and Innovation.
  • Fostering creativity through storytelling in the classroom.
  • Encouraging students to become storytellers.
  • Storytelling as a Tool for Inclusive Education.
  • Addressing diversity and inclusivity through storytelling.
  • Using stories to promote empathy and understanding.
  • Course evaluation and Feedback.

*Please note that program content may be subject to change based on input from our trainers.

Next Dates
LocationStarting DateStatusEnrol
Braga12 February, 2024Contact Us
Porto25 March, 2024Contact Us
Barcelos20 May, 2024Contact Us
Póvoa de Varzim15 July, 2024Contact Us
Madeira16 September, 2024Contact Us

Price

All expenses can be covered through a Knowledge Acquisition (KA) subsidy within the Erasmus+ initiative. This is a 5-day training course in which Mobility Friends imposes a fee of 450 euros per attendee, in courses located in the cities of the continent. For the Madeira and Azores, the price will be 480 euros. The price includes the training course, a coffee break, and a cultural visit to the city where the course is held.

Important Info

Certificate

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attend a minimum of 80% of the course.


Schedule

The time of classes, whether in the morning or afternoon, is determined by the provider. The schedule may vary considerably based on participants’ preferences and the trainer’s discretion regarding any modifications.


Cultural activities

The participants will have the opportunity to visit the most emblematic cities of Portugal (Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Aveiro, Viana do Castelo, and others). The cultural activity program may differ according to the participant’s choice. One cultural visit to the city, where the course is located, is included in the price.


Equipment

For certain courses, it may be necessary for you to bring your own laptop. Our team will inform you in case of need.

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