These Facilitated Stories™:
- Break the stereotypes of the Dick-and-Jane images.
- Build unique character creation and identification.
- Unleash the imagination by providing a safe and supportive environment encouraging imagination, creativity, and self-expression. (There are no “wrong answers”.)
- Engage parents or others in the creative process.
- Allow the child to get tactile with reading and possibly develop a love for reading—or at least reduced fear.
- Ease the transition from picture books to the next level, helping the child progress from a beginning reader to a skilled reader!
- Introduce, build and reinforce values, skills and traits like:
- Decision Making
- Problem Solving
- Critical Thinking
- Tutoring programs
- Bringing Art back to the classroom
- & more!
Complies With & Supports Many Education Standards
Utilizing Bloom’s Taxonomy (also called the Taxonomy of Educational Objectives), Betina’s & Bailey’s Adventures support and comply with these development categories:
- Reading for Perspective – Developing Research Skills
- Understanding the Human Experience – Multicultural Understanding
- Communication Skills – Applying Non-English Perspective
- Communication Strategies – Participating in Society
- Evaluating Data – Applying Language Skills
and these education standards:
- The 12 Standards for English Language Arts defined by the IRA/NCTE (International Reading Association/National Council of Teachers of English)
- Each U.S. states standards for Language Arts (at the time of printing)