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Using drama to promote creativity in the classroom

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The following is the start of a guest blog I wrote for the Creative Education blog.

Drama in the classroom can be utilised not only to teach core curriculum subjects but to develop personal skills. The term ‘drama’ covers a wide area of techniques which includes physical movement, vocal action, teamwork, communication and concentration. These elements have been lacking in quantity and combination in traditional classrooms in the past.

It is often the case that students will  show interest in various drama activities such as improvisation and role play  but teachers without a background in drama will often have a difficult time knowing how to approach the idea of teaching them in the classroom. I want to emphasise the benefits of using drama as a teaching tool.

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This is a resource site for Early Education and Primary school educators. The blog shares ideas for teaching creative drama/ drama in education to children.

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