What are stories? It can be anecdotes, accounts, reports, sagas , legends, stories, ballads, biographies and autobiographies .No matter what its form is, A story always remains a medium to arouse curiosity and also never fails to fascinate us.
A story helps us to relate with any topic, it connects us to a different realm, it not only helps to build imagination but also helps in developing creative thinking. Stories are vessels to pass on culture and wisdom to the next generation. It is an enjoyable method of gaining knowledge and makes learning memorable. Stories help kids to relate with the outside world. The process of narration accompanied with voice modulation and intermittent questioning creates an environment for developing higher order thinking skills.
Ms.Ray narrated a very touching story and showed how it can be used for not only language development but also critical thinking and improving tacit knowledge. All the educators enjoyed the session immensely.