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Prokes, Dorothy
A road map to education : the CRE-ACT way / Dorothy Prokes
Alternate Title Roadmap to education
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1591 .P76 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Drama in education -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Arts -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Art in education
Creative thinking in children -- Study and teaching
Improvisation in art -- Study and teaching
Interdisciplinary approach in education
Physical Description xxi, 142 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents History of CREative ACTing -- Section 1. Curtain raiser. Struggle for control in a confused world ; Need for security and freedom ; Proposed plan of resolution -- Section 2. The production. The setting ; The cast ; Preparation for performance ; Rehearsal -- Section 3. The performance. Exemplar : the Franciscan CRE-ACT school ; Performance areas ; Curtain call -- Section 4. Implications for the future. The sequel
Summary This book shows how CRE-ACT (CREative ACTing) uses theatrical skills to help students learn the core curriculum while expressing themselves in creative ways. CRE-ACT is a form of Creative Dramatics, which emphasizes improvisation, and can be used to stimulate students' imaginations, heighten language, listening and research skills, and encourage critical thinking

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