How do you adapt your practical drama lessons into a classroom environment? The goal is not to reinvent the wheel but to adapt what you have already got to fit the purpose of where you are. Here are six stress free ways you can teach what you taught before but in a classroom. Continue reading Tips for teaching drama in a classroom
Don’t bother about reading this post now. You don’t need it now. But that’s the thing about cover work. You never need it when you’re active, involved and alert. You need it when you’re feeling at your worst. You’re groggy and ill. You’ve received bad news and your mind isn’t in work mode. So bookmark this page for when you need it and come back … Continue reading Cover Work
Using Cultural Capital in the Curriculum. The subject of Drama is rich with opportunities for accessing the development of cultural capital. However, how can it be used to improve students proficiency and competency. Continue reading Signposting Cultural Capital
Giving learners the opportunity to be able to reflect on their progress and their needs can be an immensely powerful tool in learning. Learn how to improve how you and your students use feedback to improve their work over three steps. Continue reading Make student self assessment work in Drama.
In times of crisis we look to the Arts. We find passion and compassion. We find sources of comfort and love. We discover about ourselves and about others. We share our discoveries and we experience the discoveries of others. A shared experience. A shared narrative. A shared drama. Continue reading Why we must keep teaching Drama during COVID 19.
In these strange and unusual times we are being asked to teach, or at least provide, lessons remotely. Such a task comes with complex issues about how to get your work to students, how to communicate with them and how to provide feedback to them. As I have the time to do so, I thought I’d write an article on how we can approach teaching remotely. Continue reading Teaching Drama Remotely