The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills and Boost Learning (Grades K-8) (Jossey-Bass Teacher Series)
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The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills and Boost Learning (Grades K-8) (Jossey-Bass Teacher Series)

by Katherine S. McKnight, Mary Scruggs
     
 

Most people know The Second City as an innovative school for improvisation that has turned out leading talents such as Alan Arkin, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, and Tina Fey. This groundbreaking company has also trained thousands of educators and students through its Improvisation for Creative Pedagogy program, which uses improv exercises to teach a wide

Overview

Most people know The Second City as an innovative school for improvisation that has turned out leading talents such as Alan Arkin, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, and Tina Fey. This groundbreaking company has also trained thousands of educators and students through its Improvisation for Creative Pedagogy program, which uses improv exercises to teach a wide variety of content areas, and boost skills that are crucial for student learning: listening, teamwork, communication, idea-generation, vocabulary, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787996505
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2008
Series:
Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
784,750
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Katherine S. McKnight, Ph.D., associate professor at National-Louis University and an onsite consultant for the National Council of Teachers of English, is coauthor of Teaching Writing in the Inclusive Classroom and Teaching the Classics in the Inclusive Classroom.

Mary Scruggs is an actress, director, playwright, and educator. She is currently the head of writing and education programs for The Second City Training Center in Chicago.

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