These notes come from a discussion at the Drama Teachers’ / MTL meeting on 28th March 2018. Discussions built on responses to the following paper, which group members had been asked to read in advance of the meeting. O’Toole, J., & O’Mara, J. (2007) Proteus, the giant at the door in Bresler, L., (2007) International handbook of research […]Read more "The purpose and aims of a Drama curriculum"
Tell it to Them? Straight? A study of the concerns of LGB secondary school teachers in the workplace. – Written by Lee Samuels (Full copies of participant transcripts can be requested from firstname.lastname@example.org) When I first told them that I was, and I came out to them, I’m not gonna lie I went back to […]Read more "Tell it to Them? Straight? – A study of the concerns of LGB secondary school teachers in the workplace."
The three critical incidences I will be reflecting on for this module come from a scheme of work I created for Year 8 students in my previous school. I taught three different version of the scheme to three different classes in order to analyse the different outcomes. This is a scheme of work that […]Read more "Reflecting on Professional Practice"
Assessment Assessed was Stacy’s MTL assignment from 2016-17 In a review completed by the Department of Education in 2016, it is suggested that the process of marking and assessing a pupil’s work has become somewhat of “a burden that simply must be addressed” (DFE 2016 p.3), for many teaching professionals. In addition, from my own […]Read more "Assessment Assessed – Stacy Brown"
From Network / MTL Session 2, 7th December 2017 This meeting developed people’s research ideas and began to explore their relationship to the key questions (below). We then heard a little about the ‘Democracy through Drama’ project. See: https://mrcjbolton.wordpress.com/2017/11/10/democracy-through-drama-erasmus-project/ See also Chris’s forthcoming paper: Bolton, C. (2018) “Creating democratic classrooms: crossing local borders to hear […]Read more "Key questions about Drama: building an agenda"
We hope that the new school year has got off to a good start for you all. Please note the following dates for the Drama Teachers’ Group and MTL this year. Spring and early Summer dates are yet to be set. Session 1. October 5th at BCU Drama Studio. 4.30 to 6.30 pm. Session 2. […]Read more "BCU / Big Brum Drama MTL and Teachers’ Group 2017-18"