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January 10, 2023
In this episode of The Better Learning Podcast, we go on an exploration of the profound impact of storytelling, featuring Matthew Dicks as our guest. Since 2011, Matthew has graced stages worldwide with his captivating narratives, winning hearts and accolades along the way.
Dive into the essence of what makes a story truly compelling. Matthew unpacks the key elements that elevate a narrative, emphasizing the importance of never assuming you have someone's attention—especially crucial for educators navigating classrooms filled with diverse learning styles. He also underscores the significance of infusing entertainment into storytelling, particularly in educational settings. Discover why the ability to entertain holds the key to making a lasting impact, whether you're addressing a room full of children or adults.
Drawing from his extensive experience, Matthew sheds light on the pitfalls of assuming attention and advocates for active engagement strategies. Learn how this principle applies not only in storytelling but also in teaching, public speaking, and any scenario where capturing attention is paramount. Matthew's expertise extends beyond the stage as he delves into teaching the art of captivation. Explore the techniques he employs to empower individuals—from educators to corporate professionals—to refine their storytelling skills and create lasting impressions.
Gain valuable insights into the art of crafting compelling narratives that resonate, entertain, and leave a lasting impact—whether you're on stage, in the classroom, or addressing a diverse audience.
Listen on YouTube: https://youtu.be/FgCPtKNNs-c
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Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Find out more about Kevin at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinstoller/
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Episode 160 of the Better Learning Podcast
Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Learn more about creating better learning environments at www.Kay-Twelve.com.
Who made this episode possible?
Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) - https://www.a4le.org/
Education Leaders' Organization - https://www.ed-leaders.org/
Second Class Foundation - https://secondclassfoundation.org/
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