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As limited budgets see arts programs quickly disappearing from regular school curriculums, After School programs must step up and make sure students do not lose this important family of subjects by observing an “A” for Arts Education as part of … Continue reading
Reader’s theater and social interactive reading are once again featured in AfterSchool Today magazine, with an article written by reader’s theater expert and Playbooks® president, Dianna Cleveland. Read the new article here!
This year’s National Title I Conference, which took place January 21-24, 2012, featured a session by reading recovery teacher and Playbooks® author, Gregory Brown. Brown’s presentation, “When Pink Flamingos Feel Blue,” focused on how to use choral reader’s theater to … Continue reading
This school website shares a series of reader’s theater recordings by third grade students which highlight the opportunities for expressive reading inherent in reader’s theater activities! Listen to these students portraying the personality and emotions of their characters. A Candy … Continue reading
The issue of engaging boys in reading is gaining attention in recent years, as more and more statistics show that boys consistently score lower than girls in language arts on standardized tests. Boys also display less interest in reading at … Continue reading
Use of expression, emotion, and proper use of pausing is what makes reading sound like natural spoken language, and students who display these characteristics of speech when reading show better comprehension. Students improve these skills by practicing and actively engaging … Continue reading
This spring and summer Playbooks® has collaborated with the American Camp Association to help bring reading practice to camps. Reader’s theater is the perfect activity for incorporating reading and drama into camp curriculum, serving as an even more valuable version … Continue reading
Article written by Dianna Cleveland and published in AfterSchool Today magazine’s premiere issue. Part II How Often Should You Do Reader’s Theater? Reader’s theater is an approved and effective method of “repeated guided oral reading,” which according to the National … Continue reading
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