Drama For Learning Pocketbook

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ISBN: 9781903776773
Author Brian Radcliffe
Publisher Teachers' Pocketbooks
Cover BC

A wardrobe of drama ideas and techniques for active, imaginative and collaborative learning.

Drama-based activities encourage high levels of cognitive activity; they're fun, they get everyone involved, and they foster creativity across the curriculum. Maybe you recognize drama as a powerful tool for learning but don't see how it applies to your subject/classroom? Possibly you/ve experimented with drama and would like to build on this, or perhaps you're waiting in the wings unsure how to make your debut? Enter the Drama for Learning Pocketbook with its wardrobe of techniques: drama games; exploring narrative, character and dilemmas; 'stylization'; analogies; props and 'teacher in role'. Each chapter describes several different drama activities with a worked example of each followed by ideas banks suggesting application right across the curriculum. Whether you're a primary or secondary specialist why not give Drama for Learning Pocketbook an audition? It could become the star of your show!

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