If you’re a pre-service teacher planning to teach the theatre arts, an in-service secondary teacher considering a foray into teaching theatre, or a theatre professional considering the classroom, there’s a lot to learn. But you don’t have to know everything to teach well from the start, you just need this book. It is the trusty guide that every new theatre teacher will be grateful to have as a ready reference. It’s not an encyclopaedia on secondary theatre, but a collection of the musts that every beginning instructor needs to know. Theoretical, practical, and friendly, Theatre in the Secondary School Classroom
introduces key instructional methods and successful strategies and works through the problems of practice that face all instructors, regardless of their experience. With discussions of finding appropriate spaces (both personal and physical), assessing students’ learning, encouraging involvement, and more, you will find the crucial information you need to hit the ground running.