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Developed by the Sydney Theatre Company, School Drama is a professional learning program for primary school teachers that demonstrates the power of using drama with quality literature to improve English and literacy in young learners.
This publication introduces the program to a wider audience. As well as discussing the relevant Australian and international research about using drama to enhance literacy and English, the book explores the drama based conventions that are employed in the program and includes a comprehensive selection of units of work.
About the Author
Robyn Ewing AM is Professor of Teacher Education and the Arts at the University of Sydney.
John Nicholas Saunders is Education Manager at Sydney Theatre Company.
ISBN: 9781925005349 ISBN-10: 1925005348 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 120 Published: 1st September 2016 Publisher: Currency Press Pty Ltd Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5
Weight (kg): 0.25
Robyn Ewing AM is Professor of Teacher Education and the Arts. She teaches in the areas of curriculum, English and drama, language and early literacy development and works with both undergraduate and postgraduate pre-service and inservice teachers. Robyn is passionate about the Arts and education and the role quality arts experiences and processes can and should play in creative pedagogy and transforming the curriculum at all levels of education.