Thinking & Doing Are NOT Separate Things

I find the categorisation of people into ‘thinkers’ and ‘doers’ rubbish: depending on the context, you can be damned or praised for being either. More significantly, the separation diverts us from dealing with a more important question of how thoughts and actions are inevitably, even if inexplicably, related. According to cognitive linguists George Lakoff and … Read moreThinking & Doing Are NOT Separate Things

Going To A Rainforest With Six-Year-Olds

  The 1998 primary arts publication I worked on, which brought together a number of cross-curricular arts project for primary schools, is pictured on the right. Five arts education associations in Dance, Drama, Media, Music and Visual Arts commissioned the resource, and it was my role as chair of the joint committee to oversee the collection and to … Read moreGoing To A Rainforest With Six-Year-Olds

Drama Educators Are Innovators In Using Technology In Classrooms

The size of data, the ‘knowledge economy’ feels overwhelming. For this reason, I believe it’s useful to view case studies of what others are doing in applying technologies creatively, to see what is possible and how you stand it relation to the fast evolving scene. I recommend reading the case studies in Drama Education with Digital Technology (2009). … Read moreDrama Educators Are Innovators In Using Technology In Classrooms