Course No. ED450J, ED540J

This course shows teachers how to use drama techniques to make everyday classroom lessons come to life.  Drama Games give teachers a new educational tool for any subject by using improvisational theatre concepts as an active form of learning.   Improvisational theatre gives students a fun and interactive way to learn English, reading, literature, history, communications, speech and much more.   These activities can be used with all ages of students and in any classroom setting.  

Drama Games:

  • Encourage creativity and the use of imagination
  • Foster cooperation and teamwork
  • Instill confidence and a strong self-image
  • Provide focus and concentration
  • Improve listening skills
  • Encourage acceptance of each student's uniqueness
  • Allow fun and humor to permeate the classroom

This course is appropriate for teachers of all subjects, grades K-12.  

We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus
  1. Identified drama games that are age appropriate for their classroom.
  2. Described how they will use drama games in their classroom.
  3. Selected drama games to go with classroom lessons.
  4. Created lesson plans that use drama games.
  5. Tested drama games in their classroom.
  6. Evaluated which drama games work best in their classroom.

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