Professor John West-Burnham
In Covering the Curriculum with Stories Sharon and Paul Ginnis have produced a genuinely integrated learning resource. They have combined their expertise and experience in a rich and stimulating portfolio of activities centred on storytelling. Stories are fundamental to learning: across the ages, every culture, faith and philosophy has found its most powerful expression through stories. Sharon and Paul have captured the power of storytelling but have added the impact of drama, the disciplines of literacy and, crucially, underpinned everything with strategies for effective learning. These stories develop a range of skills but they also introduce moral issues, problem solving and decision making strategies and everything is underpinned by a focus on personal relationships.

Covering the Curriculum with Stories is a powerful resource in its own right, but it is also a model of highly effective professional practice which will influence the organisation and teaching of the curriculum in schools.
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