Getting the Buggers into Drama: A Practical Guide to Teaching Drama

Getting the Buggers into Drama: A Practical Guide to Teaching Drama

by SueCowley (Author)


This wonderfully accessible and practical guide provides a range of effective strategies for teaching drama. Written with her usual practicality, humour and optimism, Sue Cowley demonstrates how drama can make lessons across the curriculum more interesting and engaging. This fascinating guide is aimed both at the specialist drama teacher and at those who are interested in using drama to help them deliver other areas of the curriculum. It will also be particularly helpful to staff at primary level who have found themselves lumbered with putting on the school play !


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Publisher: Continuum
Published: 10 Nov 2007

ISBN 10: 0826497586
ISBN 13: 9780826497581

Media Reviews
Written in her usual informal style, which addresses the teacher directly, this is a very useful addition to the professional library of any school, and should be particularly helpful to inexperienced or nonspecialist staff both in primary and lower secondary settings. Reviewed by Michael Lockwood in School Librarian, Spring 2008.
Author mentioned book in her article in Teach Primary, 1st March 2009
The practical title offers stratagies for teaching drama and also looks at using drama to make lessons more engaging across the curriculum... There are lots of ideas within the title and ample material --Sanford Lakoff
Sue Cowley shows how teachers can use drama to make lessons - of any subject - more interesting. She's particularly strong on vocal warm-ups, original ideas for getting started and themes for drama --Sanford Lakoff
Whether you are a drama specialist or you just want to brush up on your teaching techniques, this book has plenty of suggetions and effective strategies to make your drama lessons more enjoyable and engaging --Sanford Lakoff
Author Bio
Sue Cowley is the author of a number of best-selling education and parenting books. She writes regularly for several teaching publications, including the TES and Junior Education. She has taught students at both primary and secondary level, in the UK and overseas. She now works as an educational writer, trainer and presenter.