The Power of Positive Stories

Teachers: don’t forget to include positive stories, poetry, and art as part of your classroom!

The recent article, ‘Environmental Storytelling‘ tells us that, instead of discouragement, ‘stories with positive role models and which focus on the positive outcomes of solutions are much more likely to inspire action to solve it.’

“It made me want to flower bomb land and do something positive and I felt happier after reading it,” said one reader.

“I felt inspired by the way the characters behaved … [the story] made me think about what I could do.”

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See the original story on EcoWatch, December 2018.

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