Using Improvisation to Teach: It Is Okay to be Wrong! Part Two

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In Part One, I wrote about the reasons why improvisation is a beneficial lesson supplement in the classroom as it helps students overcome barriers. For instance, a child who feels timid and typically does not volunteer to participate or speak

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Using Improvisation to Teach: It Is Okay to be Wrong! Part One

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I am currently working long-term as an English Language Learner teacher for first grade. I find myself constantly repeating my mantra, “It’s okay to be wrong!” These first-graders are so eager to learn, and with that drive comes the eagerness

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Rent

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Based loosely on Puccini’s La Bohème, Rent tells the story of a group of friends struggling with love, drugs and AIDS. Among the group are the narrator – nerdy filmmaker Mark; his former lover, Maureen; Maureen’s public interest lawyer lesbian

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Godspell

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Godspell began as a student master's thesis project at Carnegie Mellon University in 1970.  The original production was a collection of improvised scenes based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew  and music based on traditional hymns created and directed

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