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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
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. The book lays out teaching sequences for melodic and rhythmic concepts, lesson plans, and concise strategies for introducing key techniques. The individual lessons themselves are short (no more than 4-6... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
Explains the roles of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Maoist Marxism in politics. more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre through analysis of performances as diverse as:... more...
- 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...