Telling Stories to Teach Well: How SoftChalk Can Help

How does storytelling make academics better? Using narrative, characters, and case studies, Duke University Talent Identification program creates lessons for gifted K-12 students using images, audio, slide shows, hyper-linked handouts, quizzes, and various other resources. Learn how critical thinking challenges students when they are immersed in story and asked to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize.

See mathematics, language arts, and science lessons that engage students in academically rigorous scenarios. Learn how SoftChalk aids instructors in developing creative and artful lessons that don’t feel like instruction.

Presenter: Lyn Hawks, Coordinator of Independent Learning at Duke University TIP

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