Category Archives: Playbooks

Reader’s Theater Available in Braille for the Visually Impaired

The following Playbook® stories will soon be available in Braille: Save Your Smile Sam’s Secret Surprise! Uh-Oh! Oh, No! Doing the Dinosaur Dip Ick’ I’m Sick The Coopersville Capers The Ice Cream Dream The Me the Hardly See Stone Soup … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Webinar Earns Seal of Approval From the American Camp Association

Adding social interactive reading in small peer groups is one of the best things your camp or summer program can do to help lessen summer learning loss. Find out more by investing the time to watch this free one-hour webinar … Continue reading

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Playbooks® Roleplay Reader™ Publishes The Bully Games, Turns Bystanders into Forstanders

Mission Viejo, CA – (September 5, 2012) – With the release of its new book, The Bully Games, Playbooks® Roleplay Reader™ arms schools and after school programs with a transformative tool that sends the anti-bullying message where it has the … Continue reading

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School Safety Advocacy Council Plans Bullying Conference

The 2013 National Conference on Bullying is set to take place February 27 – March 1 in Orlando, FL. With keynote presentations on practical ways to prevent bullying and also how the legalities of bullying may affect your program, the … Continue reading

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Watch this quick and powerful webinar excerpt as reader’s theater expert, Dianna Cleveland, shares her vision for “10-Story Rotation and Repetition” for maximum reading growth. Learn why this is so powerful!

Over 10 weeks, every student… * Reads 10 different plays in a small non- threatening group * Plays 10 different roles 3-4 times each * Performs 1 play in front of other peer groups * Watches 9 other peer groups perform … Continue reading

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School Partnership Opportunities With Reader’s Theater

Because reader’s theater benefits audiences as well as performers, it makes an ideal cooperative event between schools or classes at the same school. Both teens and elementary students can reach out to peers or younger students by preparing for and … Continue reading

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Kids can keep busy this summer with reader’s theater!

Reader’s theater is great for kids to enjoy over summer break, whether in organized programs or just at home with their siblings or friends! One mother shares her experience of keeping bored children entertained with a productive and fun activity: … Continue reading

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Teach Sign Language With Reader’s Theater

Some reader’s theater scripts offer more than rapid reading fluency improvement, depending on the academic content. Many scripts are available from a variety of sources for teaching history, science, health, religious lessons, and character education. One story even helps children … Continue reading

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Article: Playbooks® Reader’s Theater Partners with the American Camp Association

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

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Playbooks® Launches The Lord’s Prayer Playbook® at Saddleback Church

Playbooks, Inc. has just launched The Lord’s Prayer Playbook® in a successful weekend introduction at Saddleback Church. The creative story mirrors the seven sermons on the Lord’s Prayer that well known Pastor Rick Warren has preached many times and is … Continue reading

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