Using Drama as a Teaching Tool

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  • Using Dramaas aTeaching ToolPresented by:

    Professor Kim James Bey

  • Educators must find new ways to motivate student learning

  • Teaching methodologies should include multiple learning modalities:

    Traditional academic structuresArtistic tools

  • Learning Modalities Visual




  • Harvard Business School: Leadership in the 21st Century

    In preparing the student for the challenges in the 21st Century, educators must engage students using both right brain and left brain processes

  • Charlie Rose ShowMonday, October 20, 2008

  • Leadership in the 21st CenturyTo bring awareness beyond the Trans-Atlantic WorldRecognize the Global WorldTo encourage a We mentality vs. a Me mentalityAbility to think on their feetStrong communication skillsAccountability: Character & Integrity

  • Liberal Arts CurriculumEmphasis on Arts Integration

  • A May 2005 Harris Poll on the attitudes of American toward arts education, commissioned by American for the Arts, revealed strong public support. Among the findings:

  • 93% agree the arts are vital to providing a well-rounded education for children, a 2% increase over 2001

    83% agree an arts education encourages and assists in the improvement of a childs attitudes toward school

    79% believe that arts education helps teach children to communicate effectively with adults and peers

    86% agree incorporating the arts into education is the first step in adding back whats missing in public education today

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