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Resources for Using Drama in Your Classroom 

 

DRAMA-BASED INSTRUCTION

University of Texas at Austin’s amazingly useful website full of lesson plans, resources, and videos.

 

DRAMA & EDUCATION:  PERFORMANCE METHODOLOGIES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

By Manon van de Water and Mary McAvoy, Kristin Hunt

Drama and Education provides a practical, comprehensive guide to drama as a tool for teaching and learning. It is among the first practical drama and performance textbooks that address brain-based, neuroscientific research, making the argument that creativity is necessary in our lives, that embodied learning is natural and essential, and that contextual learning helps us find our place in society in relationship to other peoples and cultures.


DRAMA OF COLOR:  IMPROVISATION WITH MULTIETHNIC FOLKLORE 1ST EDITION

By Johnny Saldana 

Drama of Color is a book for teachers who wish to use folk literature and informal classroom drama to promote multiethnic awareness among elementary students.


STRUCTURING DRAMA WORK 2ND EDITION

By Jonothan Neelands  and Tony Goode 

A practical handbook for drama teachers and lecturers, youth leaders, theatre workers and anyone engaged in drama activity with people of all ages.

 

TRANSFORMING TEACHING & LEARNING WITH ACTIVE & DRAMATIC APPROACHES:  ENGAGING STUDENTS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM 1ST EDITION

By Brian Edmiston  

This text for prospective and practicing teachers introduces engaging, innovative pedagogy for putting active and dramatic approaches to learning and teaching into action. Written in an accessible, conversational, and refreshingly honest style by a teacher and professor with over 30 years' experience, it features real examples of preschool, elementary, middle, and high school teachers working in actual classrooms in diverse settings.