Teaching Drama in a classroom
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.
It has been a month since we returned to school. It also means that it has also been a month since many of us started teaching in classrooms instead of Drama Studios. I wanted to share with you in this video what I’ve been doing in the classroom and how I’ve adapted to our new environments. Continue reading How I’ve been teaching Drama in a Classroom
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
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
Flipped learning isn’t such a new idea but it is still an awesome idea. Flipped Learning as a concept is an easy one to understand. Essentially you are taking out the traditional learning element of the lesson and placing it into the homework via a video which you, as the teacher, previously prepared. Then, during … Continue reading Flipped Learning in Drama
Screencast-O-Matic is an excellent way of creating Flipped Learning videos and it really couldn’t be any easier either. It is really once you load up the webpage, click START RECORDING. It’ll download the programme onto your computer. This is where the only possible negative of the website comes in as, unless you sign up, the … Continue reading Screencast-O-Matic
For my dissertation last year I looked at using flipped learning as a tool for my class of Year 12 Drama and Theatre Studies students. Flipped learning is a model of teaching that literally flips the normal relationship between the classroom and homework. Traditionally, the learning has been done in the classroom and a part … Continue reading 6 reasons to use flipped learning.
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