Breaking the Learning Barrier for Underachieving Students: Practical Teaching Strategies for Dramatic Results / Edition 1

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Overview

This guide explains the special learning and discipline needs of dramatic or at-risk learners and outlines specific teaching strategies for helping dramatic learners succeed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412914857
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 814,559
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

George D. Nelson is a professor, writer, teacher, curriculum designer, director, and educational consultant. His work and influence has been felt in a wide range of institutions and educationally oriented organizations, colleges and universities, state departments of education, state departments of corrections, public schools, corporations, community outreach organizations, and foundations. Curriculum he has created has been used internationally to help teachers and trainers better reach their dramatic learners.

Professor Nelson travels extensively giving workshops, lectures, and inservice training for trainers, teachers, professors, and administrators. He is presently an associate professor at Brigham Young University with a dual appointment in the David O. Mc Kay School of Education and the College of Fine Arts and Communications. He has received numerous teaching awards and has been recognized by the American Alliance for Theatre in Education with the Linn Wright Special Recognition Award for his work with incarcerated dramatic learners.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. The System
2. Dramatic Elements
3. Character and Education
4. The Profile of a Dramatic Learner
5. The Structure of Dramatic Learning
6. Curriculum Design
7. Getting Into it HIPA Deep
8. Learning and Self Image
9. Discipline and the Dramatic Learner
Conclusion
Appendix
Index
End Notes

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