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Interactive Elaborative Storytelling: Engaging Children as Storytellers to Foster Vocabulary

Vaahtoranta, Enni, Lenhart, Jan, Suggate, Sebastian and Lenhard, Wolfgang (2019) Interactive Elaborative Storytelling: Engaging Children as Storytellers to Foster Vocabulary. Frontiers in Psychology 2019 (10), p. 1534.

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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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Item type:Article
Date:5 July 2019
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Pädagogik
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:storytelling, shared reading, language intervention, preschool, language development
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40560
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