Drama Journeys: Inside Drama Learning

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Mary Mooney, Jennifer Nicholls
Currency Press, 2004 - Drama - 204 pages
This is a practical and invaluable reference book for primary school teachers, and offers a range of approaches to be used in the teaching of drama. The book explores the artistic and teaching conventions of various drama forms inspiring a hands-on approach to facilitating vibrant and innovative drama experiences in the primary school classroom. The authors are experienced teachers, practitioners and academics, and each author discusses their own journey inside drama learning by featuring the drama forms most accessible to young people: improvisation, movement, mime, storytelling, puppetry, screen drama and playbuilding. Other chapters explore: working in role, Indigenous perspectives in drama, using texts in drama, incorporating technology in the drama classroom, appreciating drama and programming for drama across the curriculum.

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