THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING ON MOTIVATION AND ACHIEVEMENT IN TEACHING SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS FOR PRE-SCHOOL STUDENTS

Nader S. Shemy

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The study aimed to measure the impact that storytelling has on motivation and achievement in teaching kindergarten children's scientific concepts. An experimental design was used to achieve such an aim. It was implemented on a sample of 40 children (KG2 in specific). The children were randomly divided into two groups of 20 (control and experimental). The researcher designed the digital storytellingin the experimental treatment stage after selecting one of the national curriculum's scientific concepts for the pre-study stage. The results revealed a difference in academic achievement between the pre and post-test for the benefit of the experimental group, which indicates the practical effect of using digital storytelling in teaching the scientific concepts of this stage. The motivation scale was also applied to the research sample, which motivated students to learn scientific concepts after using digital storytelling. This indicates the effectiveness of this method to attract children's attention and increase their focus and motivation. Moreover, give meaning to these scientific concepts.

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digital storytelling, motivation, scientific concepts, pre-school

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