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Daniel Pink reflects on the sense of "story" so necessary in the conceptual age citizen - our students.

Daniel Pink reflects on the sense of "story" so necessary in the conceptual age citizen - our students.

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  • 1. MiND MATTERS: Story A series of talks exploring " A Whole New Mind " by Daniel Pink Presented By:  Gail Potratz
  • 2. Story
  • 3. What is Story and why does it matter? “…… the ability to place facts into context and to deliver them with emotional impact.” Daniel Pink … ..“Narrative imagining - Most of our experiences, our knowledge, and our thinking is organized as stories.” Mark Turner-cognitive scientist Begging…..Middle…..End Characters
  • 4. What is Story and why does it matter?
  • 5. What is Story and why does it matter? “…… the ability to place facts into context and to deliver them with emotional impact.” Daniel Pink Where’s the Value ? Facts are Free
  • 6. Creating Stories Can Help: Customers understand how a product is unique and valuable Help a cooperate team understand strategy and objectives Help customer service reps give great customer service Helps orientate new partners and employees Helps train the team – Xerox use of stories rather than manuals to train repair people - Eureka - $100M to the company Manage to Change.com
  • 7. What is Story and why does it matter? A collection of significant stories is more engaging Than a list of facts. Great Stories websites and training fill the internet. Ode:How to Tell a Great Story One Story.com Discover Your Hidden Remarkable Benefit
  • 8. What is Story and why does it matter to Education? What are selling? How can we make it valuable and desirable?
  • 9. Fostering Story in the Classroom http://www.stevespangler.com/teacher-spotlight/show-and-tell-science/
  • 10.
    • Research – free facts idea
    • Context – beginning-middle-end (topic)
    • Create emotional impact
    • Done by teacher or student
    Digital Stories
  • 11. Fostering Story in the Classroom Waiting for the Rain – A Digital Story of SA Apartheid Example 2 Animoto
  • 12. Fostering Story in the Classroom StoryBird The Hungry Leopard George’s Adventure Zooburst The Boy in the Red Jacket Kerpoof The Kissing Hand Glogster The Second City iMovie or MovieMaker or PhotoStory Voicethread Primary Source Project Google Lit Trips Johnny Tremain
  • 13. What is Story and why does it matter? Knowing how to add value to data (facts) by creating Stories will be important in the conceptual age – the 21 st Century in which our students will grow, learn, and lead. “…… the ability to place facts into context and to deliver them with emotional impact.” Daniel Pink
  • 14. Encourage Story!