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6 PD HOURS

Event Details

20/03/2020

9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 9.00am)

Perth CBD - Venue TBA

Primary and Secondary Teachers

$279 + GST

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How to teach Drama skills Engagingly and Effectively (WA)

The Course includes –

  • Managing the drama classroom
  • Sample junior drama curriculum incorporating VELS criteria
  • Strategies to win over boys
  • Multiple ways into character
  • Introducing movement surreptitiously
  • Improvisation strategies
  • Running a Theatre Sports Competition
  • Using “Thank God you are here” in the classroom
  • Mime skills and scenarios
  • Clowning
  • Commedia D’Ell Arte
  • Voice training
  • Radio plays and how to perform them
  • Interpreting scripts
  • How to mount a successful school production
  • Incorporating the History of Drama engagingly
  • Monologues, Duologues and group devised dramas
  • Rich resources: winner scripts etc
Presented by Critical Agendas

Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas has been teaching Junior English for over 30 years from remedial to Gifted and Talented – and still does. He has delivered Professional Development for English teachers for a decade in all states of Australia and at VATE, Pearson and Critical Agendas Conferences. He is a published poet, Feature Writer, Travel Writer and author of a Drama Text book. His Drama background makes for scintillating English classes and workshops. A Gold Level Toastmaster, he brings Public Speaking skills to English teaching. Ron’s seminars are highly interactive and you’ll walkaway with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes

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Tamara Rundle

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

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I love the fantastic variety of workshops and conferences on offer. Always look forward to Critical Agendas PD’s.

Tim Livy

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

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Ivana Ryan

The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

Susan Snooks