Storytelling and African-American Children

a podcast for "Academic Minute"
Nicole Gardner-Neblett
November, 2015

Excerpt: "Low reading achievement among many African American children is a persistent issue in the United States. This puts many African American children at risk for a host of problems. Yet our research shows that African American children have strong skills in an area relevant for reading. That is, storytelling."

Available here: The Academic Minute (podcast and transcript)

Related reading: press release and abstract/journal article on the original study

Citation: Gardner-Neblett, N. (2015, November 3). Storytelling and African-American children [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from