Tackk: Student Websites For Drama Made Easy

Last updated: Thursday, July 9, 2015If you ever wanted your students to create interesting websites for projects in drama class but you don’t have any technical expertise, then Tackk may be just what you’ve been looking for. Still in its Beta phase (preview/early access), Tackk is nevertheless open to...

Drama Triumphs And Community

Last updated: Wednesday, September 3, 2014As much as we may model our students in the pursuit of excellence, as educators we know there is more to school than grades, especially in a subject such as drama/theatre. I often find my most rewarding moments in drama education occur with junior...

Comics For Drama

Last updated: Wednesday, September 3, 2014Here’s an activity that may keep your Drama students entertained on a rainy day. Make Beliefs Comix is a great website that allows any user to create their own comic strip without the hassle of creating an account or logging. Once completed, comics can...

Drama Studies Offer Skills For Life

Last updated: Monday, January 7, 2013The last two nights I have had parent-teacher interviews at my school and nearly every interview¬†concerning¬†students in my junior classes focused on what wasn’t going to be on the semester report … the life skills drama studies offer young people. My school is an...

Mime It Up

Last updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 I heard this 2009 song by Sydney band Art vs. Science while watching the Tour de France recently, no doubt due to its reference to the Champs-Elysees. So why post it here? If you’ve never seen the clip before, check out the mime...

Page To Stage: Performance Making Toolkit For Drama

Last updated: Wednesday, September 3, 2014Late last year The Arts Centre, Melbourne, released a wonderful online resource for drama teachers and students called Page To Stage: The Ultimate Performance Toolkit. This website is suitable for students of all ages, but I particularly use it with my Year 8 and...

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