Improving Writing Dramatically: Using Drama Strategies to scaffold different types of ‘Thought and Talk for Writing’

Date

Tue, 2nd April, 2019

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

Clifford Road Primary School, Ipswich

Ref. Number

PB/1819/Dr/338

Price

£160.00
(plus 20% VAT - VAT Reg.No: 188 0821 84)

Description

ABOUT THE COURSE
Drama has many associated strategies that can be selected and used purposefully and collaboratively by teachers, at various stages of the writing process. Different strategies can be used with whole classes, to stimulate and scaffold different types of thinking, inter-thinking and talk.
Drama can also provide meaningful contexts and content, for writing individually and collaboratively in and out of role, for a variety of purposes and audiences.

THIS COURSE WILL

• Introduce participants practically, to a broad range of interactive strategies, that teachers can use afterwards with groups and whole classes
• Help participants understand how to select and set up different drama strategies, in ways that support children’s thinking and talk (with writing in mind)
• Consider how different types of writing can be stimulated, required and developed, within drama contexts and imagined worlds
• Enable participants to experience and evaluate KS1 and KS2 ‘Drama for Thought, Talk and Writing’ lessons
• Provide resources, including a Drama Strategies booklet and KS1 and KS2 published units of work plus free online access to other lessons

Patrice Baldwin will lead the day, (which is mainly practical). She will also share the theory underpinning the practice and the process.
Helen Wilson is Deputy Headteacher of Clifford Road Primary School, Ipswich and has successfully implemented Drama as a way of improving writing. She will share writing examples and outcomes

£160.00 for 1 and £300 for 2 places

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Course name:

Improving Writing Dramatically: Using Drama Strategies to scaffold different types of ‘Thought and Talk for Writing’

Ref. Number:

PB/1819/Dr/338

Date:

Tue, 2nd April, 2019

Time:

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

Clifford Road Primary School, Ipswich

Price:

£160.00 (Plus 20% VAT – VAT Reg.No: 188 0821 84)

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£160.00


Presenter(s)

Patrice Baldwin

Patrice Baldwin is an expert in ‘Drama for Learning’ and was Drama Editorial Expert for the Rose national curriculum. She has given keynotes and workshops in 30+ countries. She was a primary headteacher, School Improvement Professional, Arts and Cultural Learning Adviser and Ofsted inspector. Patrice has published many books for teachers and was a BBC Education scriptwriter and series consultant. She was Chair of National Drama for 12 years and President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association (2010-13). She also directed Drama for Learning and Creativity (D4LC) from 2006 to 2011.

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