To help support the revised arts curriculum, the Ministry of Education has launched a series of podcasts featuring real teachers, students and classrooms. Watch the podcasts to learn hands-on about teaching strategies in drama and dance. Prepare to be inspired!
The Drama for Learning and Creativity initiative, or D4LC, is an innovative program operating in the UK and bring implemented by other countries across the globe. At this year's CODE conference, Patrice Baldwin, President of National Drama UK and Chair of IDEA, premiered this video so that Ontario teachers could learn about ways in which drama in making its way into all aspects of the elementary curriculum thanks to D4LC. . .
This website is devoted to Dorothy Heatcote and her concept of "Mantle of the Expert". It is filled with helpful information that explains what this strategy looks like in a classroom setting, as well as scholarly resources on how to implement it for your needs. There is an extensive video archive with clips of Dorothy using the strategy while working with classes around the world, including clips of the famous documentary Three Looms Waiting. There are also detailed testimonials from teachers who have used MoE in their classrooms reflecting on what the experience taught their students. This is a great resource for teachers of all levels.