Tips for sharing personal stories with students

03/28/2011 | TweenTeacher.com

Teachers can encourage deeper thinking among students by sharing their own personal stories and anecdotes with students, middle-school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron writes in her new book. In this excerpt, she shares several guidelines for teachers to follow when sharing personal stories, including not sharing overly personal information about others, using discretion in sharing stories from your past, connecting the story to an academic topic and making sure the story has a message.

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