It seems that the field of marketing has embraced the right brain aptitude of Story.
As Daniel Pink states in his book, A Whole New Mind, the future belongs to those who can utilize the skills of effective story-telling. It appears that marketers across the nation agree.
I ran into this article while surfing for news. What struck me was that as a social studies teacher I can still develop career skills. I have always balked at teaching “vocational” skills in my history class. After all, how can I find the time to teach outside my direct curriculum?
But with a few simple upgrades, I can make that happen and not lose any valuable time. And that’s great news!
Take a few minutes and read through this business-based interpretation of Story. Then skim through the examples of Story Upgrades here on this blog. I think you’ll agree, we can all help our students prepare for their future without sacrificing any content from our curriculum.Share