One thing I love about my pastor, Brad Franklin of Lakeside Church, is that he can tell a good story. In fact, I found out that he even took a course in storytelling. Why? A good story can capture interest. We are always wanting to know how to engage our students. One way is through storytelling! This TED blog tells how to tell a great story, visualized. Enjoy!
A good story can make a campfire that much eerier. A good story can flip a conversation at a party from completely awkward to wonderful. [ted_talkteaser id=1379]A good story can glue your nose to a book. And, on screen, a good story can rivet generation after generation.
So, uh, how do you tell one?
Andrew Stanton, the Pixar writer and director behind both Toy Story and WALL-E, has many ideas, and he shared his expertise in his TED Talk, The clues to a great story. Below, see his golden rules of storytelling visualized by Karin Hueck and Rafael Quick of the Brazilian culture and science magazine Superinteressante. Each month, the magazine’s editors take a TED Talk and give it to their graphic wizards to interpret in any way they see fit. Here, a reimagining of Stanton’s talk on stories. Via the Ugly Duckling. Just click the image…
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