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The Resource Acting lessons for teachers : using performance skills in the classroom, Robert T. Tauber and Cathy Sargent Mester

Acting lessons for teachers : using performance skills in the classroom, Robert T. Tauber and Cathy Sargent Mester

Label
Acting lessons for teachers : using performance skills in the classroom
Title
Acting lessons for teachers
Title remainder
using performance skills in the classroom
Statement of responsibility
Robert T. Tauber and Cathy Sargent Mester
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acting Lessons for Teachers presents a solid theoretical foundation for the pedagogical benefits of enthusiastic teaching. The authors maintain that students learn better and misbehave less when taught by teachers who teach enthusiastically. They posit that the dynamic of the classroom is similar to that of the stage in terms of speaker-listener relationships and they demonstrate how the acting craft offers teachers a model for the skills and strategies that help convey more enthusiasm for the material, thus successfully engaging the students
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tauber, Robert T
Dewey number
370.71
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1732
LC item number
.T38 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mester, Cathy Sargent
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers
  • Acting
  • Communication in education
  • Enseignants
  • Art dramatique
  • Communication en éducation
  • EDUCATION
  • Acting
  • Communication in education
  • Teachers
  • Kommunikation
  • Lehrerbildung
  • Unterrichtsführung
Label
Acting lessons for teachers : using performance skills in the classroom, Robert T. Tauber and Cathy Sargent Mester
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0616/2006021057.html
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-218) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1 Background -- ch. 1. Teacher enthusiasm : a pedagogical necessity -- Introduction -- Our goal -- Teacher enthusiasm : its relationship to pedagogy -- Teacher enthusiasm : its relationship to student achievement -- "Let's kick it up a notch" -- Teacher evaluations -- Summary -- Search for more on enthusiasm and passion -- ch. 2. Boosting teacher enthusiasm : a craftperson's toolbox -- Introduction -- Boosting teacher effectiveness through performing -- A craftperson's toolbox -- The craftperson himself or herself -- The craftperson's top-tray tools -- The craftperson's other tools -- Acting Skills, teacher enthusiasm, and student achievement -- Enthusiasm rating chart -- Summary -- ch. 3. Educational foundations for teachers as actors -- Introduction -- Educational foundations for teachers as actors : theorists speak -- Educational foundations for teachers as actors : practitioners speak -- The profession's response, or lack thereof -- Summary
  • pt. 2. The acting lessons -- ch. 4. Animation in body -- Introduction -- Value of moderate animation -- Purposes served by physical animation -- Recommendations for productive teacher animation -- Facial expression -- Eye contact -- Gestures -- Posture and overall movement -- Behaviors to avoid -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on animation in body -- The master's voice -- ch. 5. Animation in voice -- Introduction -- Vocal fitness -- Vocal variations : paralanguage -- Spontaneous variations -- Deliberate variations -- Pitch -- Volume -- Quality -- Rate -- Creating characters -- Influencing credibility -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on animation in voice -- The master's voice -- ch. 6. Classroom space -- Introduction -- Proxemics -- Space and its limitations -- Blocking the scene -- Blocking the class period -- Classroom seating -- Spontaneous use of space -- Accommodating special needs -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on space utilization -- The master's voice -- ch. 7. Humor -- Introduction -- Humor : its impact on teaching -- Categories of humor -- Gender and grade-level differences -- Cartoons : a safe first step -- Bringing humor into the classroom, a gaggle of ideas -- A possible "humorous" benefit of humor -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on humor -- The master's voice -- ch. 8. Role-playing -- Introduction -- Creation of your professional persona -- Creation of a character -- Goals and values -- The process -- Applications -- Storytelling -- Mime -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on role-playing -- The master's voice -- ch. 9. Props -- Introduction -- Classroom-appropriate props -- Props generic to all classrooms -- Props unique to specific subject matter -- Using students as props -- Prop box -- Guidelines for using the props -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on props -- The master's voice -- ch. 10. Technology props -- Introduction -- Purposes and opportunities -- Limitations and risks -- Best practices -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on technology props -- The master's voice -- ch. 11. Suspense and surprise -- Introduction -- Creating the two elements -- The unpredictable real world -- Storytelling -- Relationship to other acting skills -- Bringing suspense and surprise into the classroom -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on suspense and surprise -- The master's voice -- ch. 12. Making a dramatic entrance and exit -- Introduction -- Beginning and ending : the communication principle -- Memorable entrances -- Pageantry and entrances -- Entrances (and opening lines) -- Ending on a high note : exits (and closing lines) -- A marquee : the physical side of an entrance -- What is on the marquee? -- Summary -- Search for more on dramatic entrances and exits
  • pt. 3. Epilogue -- ch. 13. Behind the scenes, loosening up, and preparing for that step across the classroom threshold -- Introduction -- Internal preparation -- Loosening up -- Well before class : practicing alone -- Well before class : practicing with others -- Just before class begins -- Once class begins -- Summary -- ch. 14. Classroom management -- Introduction -- Putting on an act -- Animation in voice -- Animation in body -- Classroom space -- Humor -- Humor with "down-under" slant -- Suspense and surprise -- Using actions to convey expectations -- "Thanks, I'd appreciate that" -- Music to soothe the savage breast -- Summary -- Search for more on classroom management -- ch. 15. Enthusiastic teaching : a conversation with friends -- Introduction -- Friends who share our enthusiasm -- Karen Joy Agne -- Linc Fisch -- Alan C. Friedman -- Carl List-Handley -- Rod Hart -- Robert Keiper -- Richard W. Leblanc -- Paddy Miller -- Sheila Newberry -- Roger Soenksen -- Rick Thorn -- ch. 16. Conclusion -- Introduction -- Spearheading professional development at your institution -- Research and reading -- Workshops and seminars -- Partnership and practice -- Willingness and courage -- A teacher's manner and method -- The curtain comes down -- Appendix 1. Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) -- Appendix 2. Testimonials from award winning K-12 teachers and college professors
Control code
ocn232549011
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313389634
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E77E4CB2-BAB3-43D4-AF6A-FC7905485179
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o232549011
  • (OCoLC)232549011
Label
Acting lessons for teachers : using performance skills in the classroom, Robert T. Tauber and Cathy Sargent Mester
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0616/2006021057.html
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-218) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1 Background -- ch. 1. Teacher enthusiasm : a pedagogical necessity -- Introduction -- Our goal -- Teacher enthusiasm : its relationship to pedagogy -- Teacher enthusiasm : its relationship to student achievement -- "Let's kick it up a notch" -- Teacher evaluations -- Summary -- Search for more on enthusiasm and passion -- ch. 2. Boosting teacher enthusiasm : a craftperson's toolbox -- Introduction -- Boosting teacher effectiveness through performing -- A craftperson's toolbox -- The craftperson himself or herself -- The craftperson's top-tray tools -- The craftperson's other tools -- Acting Skills, teacher enthusiasm, and student achievement -- Enthusiasm rating chart -- Summary -- ch. 3. Educational foundations for teachers as actors -- Introduction -- Educational foundations for teachers as actors : theorists speak -- Educational foundations for teachers as actors : practitioners speak -- The profession's response, or lack thereof -- Summary
  • pt. 2. The acting lessons -- ch. 4. Animation in body -- Introduction -- Value of moderate animation -- Purposes served by physical animation -- Recommendations for productive teacher animation -- Facial expression -- Eye contact -- Gestures -- Posture and overall movement -- Behaviors to avoid -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on animation in body -- The master's voice -- ch. 5. Animation in voice -- Introduction -- Vocal fitness -- Vocal variations : paralanguage -- Spontaneous variations -- Deliberate variations -- Pitch -- Volume -- Quality -- Rate -- Creating characters -- Influencing credibility -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on animation in voice -- The master's voice -- ch. 6. Classroom space -- Introduction -- Proxemics -- Space and its limitations -- Blocking the scene -- Blocking the class period -- Classroom seating -- Spontaneous use of space -- Accommodating special needs -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on space utilization -- The master's voice -- ch. 7. Humor -- Introduction -- Humor : its impact on teaching -- Categories of humor -- Gender and grade-level differences -- Cartoons : a safe first step -- Bringing humor into the classroom, a gaggle of ideas -- A possible "humorous" benefit of humor -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on humor -- The master's voice -- ch. 8. Role-playing -- Introduction -- Creation of your professional persona -- Creation of a character -- Goals and values -- The process -- Applications -- Storytelling -- Mime -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on role-playing -- The master's voice -- ch. 9. Props -- Introduction -- Classroom-appropriate props -- Props generic to all classrooms -- Props unique to specific subject matter -- Using students as props -- Prop box -- Guidelines for using the props -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on props -- The master's voice -- ch. 10. Technology props -- Introduction -- Purposes and opportunities -- Limitations and risks -- Best practices -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on technology props -- The master's voice -- ch. 11. Suspense and surprise -- Introduction -- Creating the two elements -- The unpredictable real world -- Storytelling -- Relationship to other acting skills -- Bringing suspense and surprise into the classroom -- Summary -- Through the students' eyes -- Search for more on suspense and surprise -- The master's voice -- ch. 12. Making a dramatic entrance and exit -- Introduction -- Beginning and ending : the communication principle -- Memorable entrances -- Pageantry and entrances -- Entrances (and opening lines) -- Ending on a high note : exits (and closing lines) -- A marquee : the physical side of an entrance -- What is on the marquee? -- Summary -- Search for more on dramatic entrances and exits
  • pt. 3. Epilogue -- ch. 13. Behind the scenes, loosening up, and preparing for that step across the classroom threshold -- Introduction -- Internal preparation -- Loosening up -- Well before class : practicing alone -- Well before class : practicing with others -- Just before class begins -- Once class begins -- Summary -- ch. 14. Classroom management -- Introduction -- Putting on an act -- Animation in voice -- Animation in body -- Classroom space -- Humor -- Humor with "down-under" slant -- Suspense and surprise -- Using actions to convey expectations -- "Thanks, I'd appreciate that" -- Music to soothe the savage breast -- Summary -- Search for more on classroom management -- ch. 15. Enthusiastic teaching : a conversation with friends -- Introduction -- Friends who share our enthusiasm -- Karen Joy Agne -- Linc Fisch -- Alan C. Friedman -- Carl List-Handley -- Rod Hart -- Robert Keiper -- Richard W. Leblanc -- Paddy Miller -- Sheila Newberry -- Roger Soenksen -- Rick Thorn -- ch. 16. Conclusion -- Introduction -- Spearheading professional development at your institution -- Research and reading -- Workshops and seminars -- Partnership and practice -- Willingness and courage -- A teacher's manner and method -- The curtain comes down -- Appendix 1. Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) -- Appendix 2. Testimonials from award winning K-12 teachers and college professors
Control code
ocn232549011
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313389634
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E77E4CB2-BAB3-43D4-AF6A-FC7905485179
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o232549011
  • (OCoLC)232549011

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