Designed for educators and other professionals who want to improve communication skills and boost learning, these simple storytelling techniques are as fun as they are effective. Haven’s breakthrough approach helps you build on your natural storytelling abilities to refine your communication skills in the classroom, library, and even at home. This book has everything you need to get started, including detailed directions and guides for more than 40 powerful storytelling exercises to use with your class. You’ll find the Golden List of what an audience really needs from storytelling, a proven, step-by-step system for successfully learning and remembering a story, the Great-Amazing-Never-Fail Safety Net to prevent storytelling disasters, a comprehensive discussion of the proven value of storytelling in education, and more. The book also shows you how to effectively use storytelling across the curriculum to capture student interest and boost learning.