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Theatre Education Associated with Higher Academic Achievement | District Administration Magazine

News, Articles and Community for district-level decision makers in K-12 education. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.

Via Rachel Ayers Waller
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An article explaining the importance of Drama Education in schools, and it's role in improving student's academic achievements.

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Performers with learning disabilities tackle parliament in a hard hitting arts council funded drama that aims to change attitudes towards learning disabilities

Performers with learning disabilities tackle parliament in a hard hitting arts council funded drama that aims to change attitudes towards learning disabilities | Drama | Scoop.it
6 young actors with learning disabilities are tackling MPs, Lords, Ministers and Chief police officers from several counties about issues around disability hate crime in Parliament tomorrow Wed April 24th by kind invitation of Mr Speaker and Steve...

Via Jane Young
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This scoop is valuable to my drama classroom because of the idea of inclusion in theatre. The scoop will therefore also incorporate my teaching ethics of inclusion and how inclusion is forming on a global stage.

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Autism-friendly theatre that welcomes Curious Incidents in the Night-Time

Autism-friendly theatre that welcomes Curious Incidents in the Night-Time | Drama | Scoop.it
You’re sitting comfortably at the theatre. The show begins and you dig into your chocolate Minstrels. But some annoying person close to you starts moving around too much, making loud noises - and not at the right moment, either.

Via Leicester Worker
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Questions for my students:

 

1. How would you feel being an actor in one of these "relaxed performances"?

 

2. As this is only a select and specific theatre producing these shows, do you believe that this form of theatre will become more mainstream and more widespread? Explain the advantages/ disadvantages of producing more of these shows in many locations.

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