Effect of Sequential Storytelling Program on Executive Functions of Preschoolers

Abstract

Executive functions are more strongly associated with school achievements, positive behaviors, successful work and family life. According to the survey in 2015, it has been found that very young learners are commonly called preschoolers in Thailand have low Executive functions especially in Inhibitory control, working memory and emotional control. The purpose of this study were (1) to develop the sequential storytelling program to improve Executive Functions of preschoolers and (2) to investigate the effect of sequential storytelling program on Executive Functions of preschoolers. Participants in this study were kindergarten students at Thawsi school (experimental group, n= 18 and control group, n= 18). The instruments used were Sequential storytelling program and Executive functions test, those were developed in this study. The results showed that Sequential storytelling program has positive effects on Executive Functions of preschoolers. This study supports that the Sequential storytelling program can improve Executive functions of preschoolers.



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Chutipada Artsiri, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Vitanya Vanno, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand

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Conference: ACP2018
Stream: Psychology and Education

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