Active Learning Through Drama, Podcasting and Puppetry

Active Learning Through Drama, Podcasting and Puppetry

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Contrary to the trend to do away with arts education as an unnecessary expense in schools trying to boost student test scores, this book promotes and explains the value of integrated arts instruction in furthering the accomplishment of curricular objectives and fostering student achievement. It discusses how drama, shadow puppetry, and podcasting can be used as tools to meet curriculum objectives in the K-8 media center, as well as the affective and academic benefits of this process-based work. Sample lessons are included.Scenery can be drawn with a permanent marker on a blank transparency. Place the transparency on the ... If a nearby plug is not available and the cord must travel a distance, cut spare carpet into strips and tape it over the cord. Turn on the overhead projector and turn off the room lights. Adjust the dis- tance between the anbsp;...

Title:Active Learning Through Drama, Podcasting and Puppetry
Author:Kristin Fontichiaro
Publisher:Libraries Unlimited - 2007


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