Teaching approaches: Drama
Drama can be a fantastic technique to engage pupils in active learning and interactive pedagogy which encourages them to engage in dialogue which uses subject specific language in highly appropriate contexts. The resources describe the use of Drama effectively across the curriculum. You might also like to explore the resources on video use in the classroom to think about how this might be used alongside drama approaches.
|Using Drama Activities in your Teaching
A lesson by any other name...Using Drama across the curriculum to enhance teachingThis resource highlights some strategies to use drama(ta) activities in the teaching of other subjects. Drama(ta) can provide a useful cross curricula(i) way to prompt active learning(ta) and subsequent discussion(ta) and group talk(ta).
|Discussion in Science Teaching
Equip yourself to run a discussion in classThis resource is aimed at developing student teachers’ skills in working with discussion(ta). It can be presented to them as a hand-out to accompany an activity or read as reference material. See it online at BEEP website. Although it uses a science context, the real focus of the resource is managing and organising discussion-based activities. It provides guidance on: