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Interactive Elaborative Storytelling: Engaging Children as Storytellers to Foster Vocabulary

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Vaahtoranta, Enni ; Lenhart, Jan ; Suggate, Sebastian ; Lenhard, Wolfgang
Date of publication of this fulltext: 23 Jul 2019 14:25


Positive effects of shared reading for children's language development are boosted by including instruction of word meanings and by increasing interactivity. The effects of engaging children as storytellers on vocabulary development have been less well studied. We developed an approach termed Interactive Elaborative Storytelling (IES), which employs both word-learning techniques and children's ...


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