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British Council Turkey - Story Sharing web conference
You can watch all the recordings by clicking on the speaker's name and title of their talk below.
- Alec Williams - ‘Reading for Pleasure: Why it matters, How it helps, and Ways to Encourage it.’ A range of ways to use stories, and how spotlighting the fun of reading will help to create readers for life.
- Özge Karaoğlu - ‘Once Upon a Web Tool’ Discover several web based tools that will provide writing prompts and story starters for our young learners that can motivate them to start creating their stories from scratch.
- Aydan Yavuz - ‘Contemporary Ways of Writing a ‘Short’ Story’ How we can exploit social media to teach English while having fun.
- Halima Benzoukh - ‘Reading Stories: Another Strategy for Building Reading Fluency in EFL’ How using stories can help learners to increase their reading fluency.
- Dave Dodgson - ‘Student-generated Stories – What Happens Next?’ Encouraging young learners to create their own stories is a great way to tap into their imagination and creativity
- Çiğdem Güneş - ‘Using Web 2.0 Technologies for Digital Storytelling Purposes’ The benefits of sharing of self-produced stories through the use of Storybird and YouTube.
- Müfit Senel and Deren Başak Akman - ‘Retaining Vocabulary Knowledge through Digital Story Telling’ How to help young learners increase and retain their vocabulary knowledge through digital stories.
- Janet Ipek - ‘To be or not to be’…TPRS in the Classroom’ Using games like Trivial Pursuits for an effective TPRS (Total Physical Response Storytelling) classroom
- Raquel Fernandez - ‘Make it Creative! Helping Students Find Their Way to Literature’ A variety of ideas and resources which have proved successful to smooth secondary students’ way into literature by overcoming their fears and activating their creative abilities.
- David Heathfield - ‘Classroom Storytelling: Wonder, Wit & Wisdom in World Stories’ A fun and highly practical webinar on simple, powerful, intercultural storytelling.
- Gail Ellis - ‘Using Story Picture books with Primary Children’ How the rich and stimulating medium of children’s literature and the techniques of storytelling can develop children’s English language skills as well as encourage social and emotional development.
- Monica Lau - ‘Using Stories to Arouse Student Interest in Learning English’ Practical ideas and suggestions on how to use stories to raise student interest and lower their anxiety level in learning English.
- Vera Savic - ‘Using Stories for Creating Engaging Thematic Units’ Ways of integrating stories into thematic units for teaching.
- Merve Oflaz - ‘Magic Calls Thee’ The magic of stories.
- Joe Pereira - ‘Read/Write/Play: Digital Game-based Storytelling with Interactive Fiction’ How digital games, with their engaging and motivating characteristics, are increasingly becoming accepted as viable tools for language learning.
- Irene Canca - ‘ESL Written Production through Guided Comprehension’ A step-by-step teaching framework of Guided Comprehension with numerous teacher resources presented.
- Amel Daghfous - ‘Developing Students’ English through Stories’ How stories provide opportunities for developing continuity in children’s learning and help to build up the child’s confidence and encourage social and emotional development.
- Sevim Ak - ‘Yaratici Okuma / Creative Reading’ The importance of creativity in getting young learners to read meaningfully.
- Samantha Lewis - ‘Using Graphic Novels and Comics with Teens’ A range of fun, practical activities that can be used to exploit such stories with teenage students while developing both skills and language work.
- Sandie Mourao - ‘Picturebooks: The Whole Story’ Practical ideas and suggestions on how to use stories to raise student interest and lower their anxiety level in learning English.
- Dinçer Demir - ‘Enrich your Storytelling with Sound Effects’ How storytelling can activate and foster students’ learning.
- Şebnem Oral - ‘Bilingual Stories- Circles of Learning’ Discusses whether bilingual stories could be a constant flow of target language and thus be seen as comprehensible input plus one.
- Thalia Chadzigiannoglu, Georgia Gyftoula and Androniki Nistikaki - ‘Spark Creativity and Innovation in EFL Classroom with Digital Storytelling’ Lesson ideas with digital storytelling tools to boost creativity and collaboration among teachers and students in the EFL classroom.
- Sue Leather - ‘What’s in a Story?’ Practical ideas for using readers to really getting your students to benefit from reading for pleasure.
- Paul Sweeney and Alex Warren - ‘Step up Mudslingers! Authoring Interactive Fiction’ How teachers can create digital interactive fiction with free software & no programming knowledge.
- Vicki Hollett ‘Storytelling- the Indispensible and Yet Forgotten Business English Skill’ How the ability to tell a story is invaluable if you need to lead, inspire, motivate, persuade, explain or simply get along well with your colleagues at work.
- Elena Oncevska - ‘Using Picture Stories for English Language Learning’ A hands-on activity aimed at revising target vocabulary and stimulating students’ creativity via writing picture stories.
- Simon Shephard - ‘Stories for Schools Taster’ Listen to one of Sevim Ak’s stories in English and see some of the great activities that you can do with your students.
- Shelly Terrell - ‘Sharing Stories: Powerful Lessons in Language Learning’ Discover cool digital storytelling tools and lesson ideas.