How to teach American Government using real-life stories

Some educators naturally use stories—from pop culture, news, or current events, etc.—to relate concepts and ideas to their students. When instructors truly understand the power of storytelling, as SAGE Publishing author Scott Abernathy explains in the recorded webinar below, they can improve their students’ learning experience.

Watch as Abernathy explains how stories can illustrate the American political system and how they help students learn and remember core content. He also discusses how instructors can go about selecting stories, including those that highlight the diversity of Americans’ lived experiences, to integrate into their courses. View the webinar above and accompanying slides below.

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