Written by teacher Janet...
- Education Professionals
Getting pupils to engage and participate in group and class discussions in the secondary English classroom is a difficult and often undervalued teaching skill. Drama offers obvious opportunities, but Teaching Talking 1 shows that it's not just set-piece performances that can help.
A Year 7 class at Swanlea School in east London have been collaborating to devise unscripted pieces as "missing scenes" from a stage version of The Demon Headmaster. Their teacher, Sangeeta Sharma, is a recent PGCE graduate.
Part of the series: Secondary Management