Drama Techniques: Developing Self-Expression, Communication and Social Skills for All Students - Prague
Available in: Athens, Florence, Prague, Dublin
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In a world where life is getting more and more complicated, conventional education is losing ground. This course proposes a novel approach to education— i.e., one that can bring learning to life, and is more practical, holistic, creative, expressive, and enjoyable for both teachers and students. Since education is, essentially, a performance art, this course will propose to use drama as a learning tool to develop the social and communication skills of your students.
Participants will acquire novel competencies in coordinating and activating groups in terms of emotional management in an entertaining and creative way and, also, applying expressive tools in various educational contexts. They will be active protagonists since the educational experience will be centered on their own abilities. Objectives will be carried out through theatre exercises, improvisations, simulations, storytelling, somatic (body) techniques, games, and group work.
By the end of the course, participants will know new ways to boost participation, motivation, confidence, self-expression and cooperative spirit in the classroom, as well as to manage conflict, and reinforce the teacher-student relationship. They will have also learnt to take the role of facilitators rather than teachers, so they can turn their student into protagonists of their own learning. The course will also help teachers address the needs of students who have difficulties with their social and communicative skills (e.g., students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, emotional and behavioral difficulties).
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Course categories: Creativity and Soft Skills and Classroom Management
Creativity and Soft Skills: By fostering critical thinking and communicative abilities, an educator can develop better relationships with students, colleagues, and students’ parents, thus obtaining higher learning outcomes. If you want to expand both your creative thinking and storytelling skills, you should check out our Creativity and Soft Skills courses. They can help you design stimulating activities which aim to promote entrepreneurship and collaboration among your students.
Classroom Management: Do you want your students to be more focused in class? Thanks to the new educational techniques (such as the flipped classroom, project-based learning, remote teaching, collaborative learning, student-centered learning) your students will participate in class with more enthusiasm creating a fruitful and healthier classroom environment. In our Classroom Management courses, you will enhance your ability to include students with special needs and motivate everyone. Furthermore, you will have the chance of learning how to manage a multicultural classroom and prevent possible conflicts.
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My course's topic was Drama in the classroom. I found it very useful. I have already started using some of the ideas that I got in my classroom. The organisation was ok, everything went smoothly.
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