Storytelling in Schools
Storytelling and Virtue by William Kilpatrick
Social Studies Review, v37 n1 p33-35 Fall-Win 1997
Keywords: elementary education, middle school, secondary school, character building
This paper emphasizes the power of storytelling, particularly heroic stories of virtue, in moral education. Provides a careful delineation of the differences between modern moral "fables" (a man contemplates stealing drugs for his dying wife) and classical stories involving heroes such as Ulysses and Galahad.
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