Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Drama

Dorothy Heathcote, who helped define new ways to use drama in the classroom, says her first teaching gig involved a group of recalcitrant boys, hastily gathered together by a schoolmaster who'd forgotten she was coming.

In this scene, from the BBC documentary Three Looms Waiting, Ms. Heathcote works with a group of boys on an improvised drama set in a German prisoner-of-war camp.

Let's watch.

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