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ERIC Number: EJ1014870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1068-3844
Integrating Storytelling into the Mindset of Prospective Teachers of American Indian Students: A Grounded Theory
Cheeseman, Gary W.; Gapp, Susan C.
Multicultural Education, v19 n4 p24-32 Sum 2012
This study is part of a larger project that explored the use of storytelling as a learning tool in schools in the United States. Here the authors examine storytelling as a pedagogical tool for prospective teachers of American Indian children to enhance classroom learning. The specific intention is to illuminate the pedagogical methodology of storytelling as an authentic educational communication mechanism for giving voice to American Indian students. The authors address some academic concerns of American Indian students to assist discovery of culturally meaningful, proficient educational and social solutions to problems within American schools. Additionally, the use of storytelling as a natural instructional design component for widening the perspectives of all prospective teachers is highlighted. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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