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PD WORKSHOP - Supporting Students through Drama with Lucy Harkin

$69.00

Date: Friday 8 March

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Location: Brisbane Powerhouse

Facilitator: Lucy Harkin

*if paying through schools’ account an invoice can be provided, workshop spots can also be held prior to payment via info@playlabtheatre.com.au 

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Description

 

Big Yikes! is a coming-of-age play that explores the anxieties and uncertainty of life after high school. Centering students’ experiences front and center and providing an unparalleled relevance to curriculum learning. Facilitator Lucy Harkin will share practical approaches for student-centered learning in the arts. Integrating curriculum and using drama as a tool to best prepare and support students in their post-school transition and creative expression.

Included:

  • 1x preview ticket to Playlab Theatre’s production of Big Yikes!
  • 1x hardcopy publication of Big Yikes! 
  • Big Yikes! Educator Notes

 

DRAMA 

Unit 1: Share (Linear)

Students explore the importance of drama as a means to tell stories and share understandings of the human experience …Students study this unit with the purposes of empowering and informing audiences through storytelling as a dramatic form.

 

Unit 3: Challenge (Theatre for Social Comment)

Students investigate dramatic styles that are united by social commentary, and that question their world and advocate change. They engage with the purposes of educating, challenging, empowering, and informing audiences. 

 

DRAMA IN PRACTICE 

Unit D: Commentary (Commenting on Social Issues)

Students explore theatre practitioners and the commentary made in their works through viewing live productions. Through the study of the work of real-world practitioners, students explore theatre-making processes to build understanding of how drama comments on contemporary issues. 

 

SOCIAL & COMMUNITY STUDIES 

Core Topic 1-3 (Personal, Interpersonal & Citizenship)

Students establish a basis for further education and employment. It allows them to manage change, to be resilient and adaptive, and to develop strategies so that they can cope with the demands of the post-school transition period. 

 

HEALTH

Unit 4: Respectful Relationships in Post School Transitions

Students investigate the role of respectful relationships in the post-schooling transition. They propose justified strategies to enhance the diffusion of those innovations for their Year 12 cohort to support a successful post-schooling transition.

 

ENGLISH

Unit 1: Perspectives and Texts

Students explore individual and/or collective experiences and perspectives of the world through engaging with a variety of texts.  

 

Unit 3: Textual Connections

Students explore connections between texts by examining representations of the same concepts and issues in different texts. In doing so, they consider how the textual constructions of the same concepts and issues in different texts resonate, relate to, and clash with one another.

 

KNOW STUDENTS AND HOW THEY LEARN

1.1 Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning.

 

KNOW THE CONTENT AND HOW TO TEACH IT 

2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area

Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities

 

PLAN FOR AND IMPLEMENT EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING 

3.3 Use Teaching Strategies

Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative thinking.

 

3.4 Select and use resources

Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.

 

ENGAGE IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice

Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.