Learning to Teach Drama 11-18

Overview

Aimed at all drama trainees and English and drama secondary teachers, this successful book has been written by the leading authorities in the field. This new edition has been fully revised to cover:

-all new training routes
-changes in legislation
-use of ICT and multimedia resources in teaching
-working with teaching assistants
-collaborating with the creative industries and the community, and
 -career progression.

It also gives guidance on how to begin training, subject ...

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Overview

Aimed at all drama trainees and English and drama secondary teachers, this successful book has been written by the leading authorities in the field. This new edition has been fully revised to cover:

-all new training routes
-changes in legislation
-use of ICT and multimedia resources in teaching
-working with teaching assistants
-collaborating with the creative industries and the community, and
 -career progression.

It also gives guidance on how to begin training, subject knowledge, planning, classroom management, assessment, working partnerships, professional responsibilities and transition into the real world of teaching. A wonderfully practical book with discursive prose, case studies, checklists and suggested exercises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826491688
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 3/23/2007
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Andy Kempe is Senior Lecturer in Drama Education and PGCE Course Director at the University of Reading, UK.

Helen Nicholson is Professor of Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, where she specialises in drama education and applied theatre. She previously taught on PGCE courses at the University of Cambridge, and is currently co-editor of the international journal Research in Drama Education.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Abbreviations

1 Beginning Training

Learning to Teach Drama?

Applying for Initial Teacher Training

Preparing for the Training Programme

Beginning the Training Programme

Getting Organised

Trainees’ Progression towards QTS

2 Subject Knowledge

Subject Knowledge

Auditing subject knowledge

Information and Communications Technology

Methodology and Pedagogy

Local Contexts and National Requirements

3 Planning

Planning

Principles of Planning

Ingredients of Planning

Micro-teaching: Planning parts of lessons

Short-Term Planning: Individual Lessons

Medium Term Planning: Units of Work

Long Term Planning: Mapping the Drama Curriculum

Evaluation and Planning

4 Classroom Management

Managing Learning

Approaches to Classroom management

Managerial functions of the drama teacher

The classroom as theatre

Working in the classroom

Coping with disaster

5 Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting and Accountability

Principles of assessment

The context of assessment

Monitoring and assessment

Recording and reporting

Accountability

Standards, monitoring and accountability

6 Professionalism

Professionalism

Equal opportunities in drama

Legal obligations and responsibilities

Drama and the community

Extra-curricular Drama

Continuing professional development

7 Mentoring

Models of partnership

Role of the mentor

Models of mentoring

Planning and structuring progression

Mentors and trainees working together

Managing trainees’ learning opportunities

Collaboration and teaching

Reflecting on the craft of teaching

Discussing ideas

Reaching professional competence And beyond

8 Transition

Beyond initial teacher education

Applying for jobs

The Career Entry and Development Profile

The induction Programme

Useful Websites

Bibliography

Further Reading

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