Theater Arts in Early Childhood Education
This intermediate-level course explores ways to incorporate theater arts into the early childhood curriculum to promote development of social-emotional, cognitive, early literacy/language skills. Course content is relevant to teachers of all age groups, though many of the activities will be appropriate for pre-K and up. Participants will learn about the connection between early dramatic play and structured, teacher-planned activities that build cultural knowledge and skills related to critical thinking, creativity, and emotional expression. This course provides numerous ideas for activities and teaching strategies teachers can start using right away, plus resources and guidance to assist in creating staged theatrical performances.
Georgia, Kentucky, Nevada, New York
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Olga EAST HAMPTON, NY –
Interesting class and very helpful.
Judith BROWNSTOWN, MI –
Kini LAS VEGAS, NV –
Great course, great topic
Jawanah BALTIMORE, MD –
Elissette ALEXANDRIA, VA –
this course was very heipful
Clarissa GLEN BURNIE, MD –
Thank you ,course is very helpful.
Morgan LOUISVILLE, KY –
Over all the class were great and very informative
mark BRANFORD, CT –
I am so looking forward to altering the dramatic play area in my classroom now that I have taken this course!
My Chau ANNANDALE, VA –
this course is very helpful for me as a teacher
Tracey PLANO, TX –
this was a very good and informative course!
Mary HENDERSON, KY –
I very much enjoyed this training!
Denise PASADENA, MD –
I enjoyed this course!
Kirk LOUISVILLE, KY –
very well done
Frances SAVANNAH, GA –
everything is great information is easy to understand
Martina LAUREL, MD –
Deborah VENICE, AL –
Really enjoyed this one
Donna BELCAMP, MD –
Wonderful ideas to incorporate in a preschool class
Carmon PONTIAC, AL –
I like the classes they are excellent in explaining the lessons.
Laura PELHAM, NY –
It was great
Samantha WINTER HAVEN, FL –
I would put all of the terms about theatre in the start of the course and then go into the rest of the topics. If a teacher has never done theatre it might be easier for them to grasp the idea if you start with the vocab for theatre first.
Marcia INDIANAPOLIS, IN –
I find this course very educational. I would recommend it.
Vonda STONE MOUNTAIN, GA –
Pat MCDONOUGH, GA –
I truly enjoyed studying this course!
Brandie LEXINGTON, KY –
really well thought out
Erin ATLANTA, GA –
it was good
Latchmin MT KISCO, NY –
Ramrattie EAST HARTFORD, CT –
was a wonderful experience
Benigna YONKERS, NY –
Thank you for this educative experience!
Eligh BOSTON, MA –
Thank you for this opportunity!
Margaret SHARON, SC –
Tavia LAS VEGAS, NV –
very enjoyable course
Fereshteh CUMMING, GA –
I really did enjoy the course.
Kenyatui MERIDEN, CT –
Really enjoyed this course.
Stacy ROCKMART, GA –
I am excited to incorporate some of these ideas into my classroom!
Jo SAN ANTONIO, TX –
I am really enjoying your courses. Some of them take longer than I think they should, but then I tend to take detailed notes.