Build Caring, Engaged School Communities, Nurture Character, Foster Cross-Cultural Understanding easily within ELA
Stories to Light Our Way is an award winning, entertaining educational Audio CD with music and sound effects, and accompanying Study Guide that introduces and celebrates diverse cultures and traditions from around the world. Each of the eleven stories, narrated by renowned storyteller, Ralph Singh, features a child or an animal as the protagonist, and teach a particular value or reinforce a certain character trait. The study guide includes the essential and other thought provoking questions to improve deep listening and critical thinking skills. Ideal for both educators and families, the stories provide the perfect opportunity to engage children in conversations that support making wise choices, nurturing compassion, building character and creating a sense of social responsibility.
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- 04 The Turtle Who Just Couldn't Keep His Mouth Shut
“Stories to Light Our Way is a wonderful resource for introducing young people to the wisdom and moral lessons found in the world’s religions and cultures. The stories are presented in ways that allow children to learn about the beliefs and values that have shaped human experience for centuries. The Wisdom Thinkers Network’s approach to story-telling is an educationally and constitutionally sound way for schools to build good character and encourage cross-cultural understanding.”
- Charles C. Haynes
Senior Scholar, First Amendment Center President, Character Education Partnership