What NOT to Do the First Day of School
Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast.The bell rings and the students come pouring in to the first day of school. Excitement and a bit of chaos fill the air as well as some nervous anticipation - not just from the students but also from the teachers.Yes, the first day of school is extremely e
How Improv Can Open Up the Mind to Learning in the Classroom and Beyond | KQED
Improvisation is being used as a way to help students and educators feel supported, open up to new ideas and think on their feet.
Improv Starters - Say "YES" to 100 characters ready to go! — Theaterish
Never draw a blank on an improv game again! Get this 100 character list with scene starters, and scenes. PLUS, bonus objectives and scene extensions. Perfect for teachers and actors!
Drama Activities for Grade School Students
Young children are often natural actors. With a flair for the dramatic and a penchant for self-expression, they are able to immerse themselves in pretend worlds. In a grade school setting, encourage these natural tendencies and help students hone their skills with drama activities or games. Drama games are highly ...
The Crucible, McCarthyism, and Salem Witch Trials Researched Speech Introduction
This is an activity that requires students to research the events of the Second Red Scare in the 1950s. The event led to the unsubstantiated arrests of many people accused of association with Communists. Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible to parallel those unjust attacks. Student prepare a formal speech on a relevant topic. #highschoolenglish #secondaryela #salemwitchtrials #miller #americanliterature #moderndrama #education
Improvisational Warm Ups : Playing the "Yes, And?" Improv Game
How to play the "Yes, And?" improv game. Learn how to practice improv with games, warm ups, and exercises in this free acting video. Expert: Matthew Milo Bio...