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FSC2153 Drama – A Teaching and Learning Tool

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Develop your ability to use drama in the classroom and think creatively about how to use drama as a teaching and learning tool, with a cross curriculum integrational approach.

FSC2153 Drama – A Teaching and Learning Tool

Develop your ability to use drama in the classroom and think creatively about how to use drama as a teaching and learning tool, with a cross curriculum integrational approach.

This course aims: 

  • To enable teachers to develop their ability to use drama in the classroom through the exploration of the strand units of the drama curriculum.
  • Exploring and making drama, Reflecting on drama and cooperating and communicating in making drama. 
  • To explore learning outcomes of the new English curriculum identifying the role of drama with emphasis on playful and creative use of language
  • To consider the role of drama in achieving aistear outcomes.
  • To identify and explore the role drama plays in supporting wellbeing development in our students
  • To enable teachers to think creatively about how they can use drama as a teaching and learning tool and a cross curriculum integrational approach to learning. 
  • To examine the SSE process when analyzing drama in our schools.

 

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to develop their ability to use drama in the classroom through the exploration of the strand units of the drama curriculum.
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 20th.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days of enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail [email protected]

 

Course Layout

Module 1

  • Review, analyse and implement the primary School Drama Curriculumhands
  • Discuss, contrast and recognise the difference between Process Drama and Performance Drama
  • Discuss and construct Assessment methods and opportunities in Drama Education 
  • Define and list Drama Strategies and conventions and reflect on effective planning for Drama
  • Create and implement plans and reflect upon their achievement which mirrors the ideals in the School self-Evaluation Guidelines.  

Module 2

  • Explore, analyse and evaluate the use of drama for oral language development 
  • Recognise the value in using drama to teach Poetry through the use of examples and lesson creation, imagery, narration and devising use drama to teach Story in the primary classroom 
  • Use drama to teach Fairy Tales in the early years and as a tool for reflection through Diary entries, script writing, freezing framing 
  • Support the examination of sources of evidence in schools for evaluating teaching and learning in drama

Module 3

  • Recognise the ways in which drama promotes wellbeing including the areas of self-esteem, empathy and communication
  • Outline ways in which drama can develop mindset, self-efficacy and resilience.
  • Utilise drama to support the teaching of SPHE content
  • Identify additional drama strategies and ideas to support the development of wellbeing in the classroom
  • Reflecting on drama for whole school wellbeing and culture development through the SSE process. 

Module 4

  • Facilitate a reader’s theatre lesson while identifying texts for readers theatre
  • Identify skills developed through a reader’s theatre lesson
  • Identify how readers theatre promotes inclusion and diversity
  • Using readers theatre to support writing in the primary curriculum
  • Consider SSE practices for the whole school in relation to readers theatre and literacy development within a whole school setting

Module 5

  • Analyse an overview of the Philosophical and Psychological Underpinnings of Early childhood Education and gain an understanding of Early Childhood, an historical point of view. 
  • Understand the aims and learning opportunities for play based drama using the Aistear frameworksinging
  • Apply, define and utilise ‘Mantle of the Expert’ as a teaching and learning tool for integrated learning 
  • Create and explore the use of drama to teach SESE  in the Primary School Curriculum
  • Review practices taking place in the whole school for the development of a School Self Evaluation Plan with a focus on drama  
  • Exploration of creative spaces for drama including outdoor drama and drama online

 

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

 

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