Story Exploring

The 6-hour Story Exploring training is based on the Motheread multicultural Story Exploring curriculum. This curriculum is designed for use with children ages birth through 11. It uses over 100 children’s books as the basis for instruction. The training helps adults build children’s reading and critical thinking skills. The take-home parent education materials are available in English and Spanish. The curriculum uses discussion questions and activities to foster creative thinking and problem solving skills, nurture a love of books, and aid in the development of comprehension skills. It includes a variety of language skill-building activities in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.


Training Topics

  • How to encourage a positive attitude and motivate children about reading
  • Examine story as a way to teach and the importance of narrative
  • Learn about the research that supports the Story Exploring curriculum
  • Practice specific strategies and techniques to build literacy skills through the read-aloud experience
  • Explore ways to use transfer-to-home activities provided by the Story Extenders

Training Fee
$375 per person. Fee for just the Preschool Story Exploring is $225 per person.  Fees may be offset for individuals employed by certain agencies. Fees outside of North Carolina may vary.

For information about any training or to arrange a training in your area, contact Ev Machtinger, National Training Coordinator.