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Using Drama

Strategies for
Children with
Emotional disorder….

DOES ANYBODY KNOW ANY DRAMA STRATEGIES?

WHAT OBSERVATION DID YOU NOTICE ABOUT
USING THOSE STRATEGIES WITH STUDENTS?

Conceptual
Strategies: Using
Drama




Theatre
Puppetry
Role playing
Dance
Music

Puppetry (What
puppets can do?)

Give students issues topic. (Help
students define problem issues.)

Give students open end possible
outcomes (Help students
suggest possible solutions.)

Discuss with students possible
healthier alternative strategies.

Students learn from (right and
wrong), (good and evil), and
able to understand
consequences.

“The use of puppetry
and art in the
classroom as methods
of encouraging selfexpression and
communication of
personal feelings in
students with
emotional problems”Platt & Janeezko

“Puppetry provides children an
opportunity both verbally and nonverbally
to express inner feelings”-Rosario

* Communication skills

* Expression

* Problem solving

* Social skills

* Creative skills

* self-understanding

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