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  • Applied Dramaby Monica Prendergast; Juliana Saxton

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 20.00

    Applied Drama, a companion to Intellect?s award-winning Applied Theatre, fulfills the need for an introductory handbook for facilitators and teaching artists working with the dramatic process in diverse community settings. The authors distill the best practices to transfer into the settings within which these applied drama projects occur. Crafted for... more...

  • Theatre for Young Audiencesby Tom Maguire; Karian Schuitema

    Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 41.95

    This edited collection gathers together new and original work on the topics, practices, and critical perspectives that characterize theatre for the young, helping to illustrate what makes theatre for young children in the UK so distinctive. more...

  • Pupils as Playwrightsby Brian Woolland

    Institute of Education Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Makes explicit links between literacy, drama and the development of speaking and listening skills. This book presents case studies of developed process drama, noting what might be expected of children at different stages in their development. It also offers extensive practical exercises and activities and suggests models for planning further work. more...

  • Scripted Fantasy in the Classroomby Eric Hall; Alison Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95

    Many teachers have tried simple relaxation techniques in their classrooms and been surprised by their success. This step by step guide to the technique of scripted fantasy shows how the forces of the imagination can be harnessed to improve the social skills and classroom performance of students of all ages and all abilities. It provides sample scripts... more...

  • Solfege and Sonorityby David J. Xiques

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99 US$ 16.19

    Solfege and Sonority is a guide for teaching music literacy in a choral rehearsal, with a focus on the needs of teachers who work with young singers. Longtime choral director and teacher David J. Xiques outlines 18 easy-to-use lessons for teachers and conductors and ties the lessons to the teacher's current repertoire. more...

  • Reminiscence Theatreby Pam Schweitzer; Faith Gibson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale. more...

  • Theatre as a Medium for Children and Young People: Images and Observationsby Shifra Schonmann

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 137.44

    This book opens doorways to new understandings, even as it poses a challenge to educators, theatre people, and others concerned about the lives of today?s children. At once it raises a wealth of questions regarding the meanings of theatre, the role of imagination, the difference (especially for children) between the fictional and the real. Indeed,... more...

  • Supporting Drama and Imaginative Play in the Early Yearsby Lesley Hendy; Lucy Toon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 38.00

    Suitable for a range of practitioners working with young children, this book gives guidance on both the theory and the practical management of drama in the Early Years. The relationship between 'pretend play' and the cognitive and affective development of young children is emphasised, having much to inform us about the children in our care. more...

  • Contemporary Theatre in Educationby Roger Wooster

    Intellect Books Ltd 2007; US$ 32.00

    Theatre in Education emerged in the mid-sixties as a unique hybrid of performance and child-centred learning. Contemporary Theatre in Education charts the creation and adaptation of this 'hybrid' through the Is it possible for the hybrid to survive? Or have the economics of schools, the post-National Curriculum educational philosophy and the lack of... more...

  • Young People, New Theatreby NoŽl Greig

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 37.95

    Young People, New Theatre is a ?how-to? book; exploring and explaining the process of collaborating creatively with groups of young people across cultural divides. Organized into exercises, case studies and specific topics, this book plots a route for those wishing to put this kind of theatre into practise. Born out of the hugely successful ?Contacting... more...