Jumpstart! Drama

Games and Activities for Ages 5-11
Author: Teresa Cremin,Roger McDonald,Emma Longley,Louise Blakemore
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351038168
Category: Education
Page: 122
View: 5674
Jumpstart! Drama contains more than forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line throughout their teaching. Suitable for use across a variety of subjects and for a wide range of learning styles, the book introduces teaching practitioners to a range of drama conventions and demonstrates how to use them in the primary classroom. Organised in five clear parts, this new edition of Jumpstart! Drama covers the following topics: The relationship and link between drama and literacy Analysing both fiction and non-fiction texts through drama conventions Exploring poetry through drama conventions Developing role play and learning through imaginary worlds With all activities connected to well-known texts, this fully updated second edition now reflects picturebooks and novels published in the last five years, and is ideal for busy primary teachers who wish to encourage their pupils in drama using texts in a dramatic and motivating way.

Jumpstart! Wellbeing

Games and activities for ages 7-14
Author: Steve Bowkett,Kevin Hogston
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317292065
Category: Education
Page: 156
View: 8734
This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning. The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s motivation, their ability to concentrate and their willingness to explore, investigate and question, bringing huge benefits for children’s sense of achievement, self-confidence and resilience. Drawing on a wealth of practical activities that include both creative and critical ways of thinking, chapters cover: Wellbeing in the Classroom; Emotional Resourcefulness; Relaxation and Meditation; Mindfulness and Reflectiveness; Being Well. Jumpstart! Wellbeing is a treasure trove of fun activities and ideas for building wellbeing and its constituent skills into the curriculum.

Jumpstart! Apps

Creative learning, ideas and activities for ages 7–11
Author: Natalia Kucirkova,Jon Audain,Liz Chamberlain
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317379225
Category: Education
Page: 144
View: 1636
This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ learning and help the busy teacher to reinvigorate their teaching through the use of mobile apps and activities that can be used in the classroom. A wealth of practical activities and advice on how to incorporate over 40 lively and exciting apps into the classroom will enable teachers to deliver creative lessons. This essential guide focuses on a range of apps, including Skitch, QR codes, Comic Life, Do Ink Green Screen, Puppet Pals, Our Story and much more. This book offers much needed guidance on creative ways to integrate apps within the National Curriculum and how they can be incorporated into the teaching of Key Stages 1 and 2. Enabling teachers to deliver effective and imaginative lessons through the use of apps and providing links to a wide range of online resources, it covers all core areas of the curriculum: English, Maths, Science, Modern Foreign Languages, ICT, History, Geography and PE. Jumpstart! Apps is an essential classroom resource that will encourage creative and independent learning in children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers, teaching assistants and students integrate apps into their daily practice, make the most of technology at their disposal and deliver imaginative and effective lessons.

Jumpstart! Literacy

Key Stage 2/3 Literacy Games
Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136775536
Category: Education
Page: 96
View: 4951
This collection of simple to use, fun, multi-sensory games and creative lesson starters will jumpstart pupils enthusiasm for literacy learning. The `jumpstarts' cover: Warming up the word - spelling and word games Syntactic gymnastics - creating sentences and written style Games to stimulate - talk, drama and writing Quickfire whiteboard starters - to stimulate the imagination. For use at Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7-14).

Drama Now!

A Drama Workshop to Jump-start Ministry
Author: Chuck Neighbors
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780834174771
Category: Drama
Page: 64
View: 6619
Easy to lead and implement, Drama Now! is a one-day drama ministry workshop for presentation in the local church.

Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

Games and activities for ages 7-12
Author: Lyn Dawes,John Foster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317481550
Category: Education
Page: 152
View: 5747
Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your own spoken language activities to match topics you are teaching and individual needs of your class. Specifically written to help teachers with the direct teaching of talk skills required by the National Curriculum, activities in the book encourage children to: • participate in group and class discussions • use exploratory talk and share a range of points of view • use talk imaginatively to develop understanding • develop individual presentational talk • take part in active drama sessions Jumpstart! Talk for Learning includes a range of classroom activities that can be used in literacy lessons and integrated across the curriculum. This essential resource will help teachers develop children’s use of talk to understand one another and get things done together.

Jumpstart! Storymaking

Games and Activities for Ages 7-12
Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134035667
Category: Education
Page: 144
View: 689
Jumpstart! Storymaking is a collection of games and activities to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' as well as creating a whole school culture of storytelling, reading and writing. Storymaking is the process of retelling, innovating and creating new stories. Like the best-selling Jumpstart! Literacy, this book contains imaginative ‘quick-fire' ideas that could be used as creative warm-ups and starters or developed into lessons. There are over 100 provocative and thought-provoking games and activities, intended to ‘jumpstart’ storytelling, reading and writing in any Key Stage 1, 2 or 3 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers.

Jumpstart! History

Engaging activities for ages 7-12
Author: Sarah Whitehouse,Karan Vickers-Hulse
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317915437
Category: Education
Page: 142
View: 9993
This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a fantastic hook for learning. This book will enable you to make history a fundamental part of your classroom, to enhance not only the pupils' historical understanding but also to deepen their understanding in other subjects. Areas covered include:- Egyptians Ancient Greeks and Romans Saxons, Vikings and Normans Stone Age Bronze Age Iron Age Tudors and Stuarts Victorians World War Two Post-War Britain This indispensable classroom resource will celebrate history and give children the opportunity to experience the thrill of finding out about the past. It will be a lifeline to any classroom teacher looking to teach history in a fun and exciting way.

Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

Games and activities for ages 7–14
Author: Steve Bowkett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317667328
Category: Education
Page: 132
View: 9001
Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of problem solving in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to engage pupils in effective proactive learning, then this is the perfect book for you. Specifically written to help teachers work within the guidelines of the new curriculum, activities in the book will help pupils to explore and learn a wide range of problem solving and independent thinking skills in an atmosphere of fun, mutual support and tolerance. Sections within the book reflect key areas of the new curriculum and offer a treasure trove of ideas for building problem solving and thinking skills into daily teaching.and provide tried and tested methods of helping children ‘learn how to learn’. Areas include:- Building problem solving confidence Thinking and problem solving in literacy Thinking and Problem solving in science Problem solving in philosophy Emotional resourcefulness and life skills Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving will celebrate the joy of critical and independent thinking and become a vital resource for all classroom teachers at Key Stage 2 and 3.

How Technology Can Jumpstart the Inquiry-based Classroom

35 Projects that Align With National Standards
Author: Ask a Tech Teacher,Structured Learning IT Team
Publisher: Structured Learning LLC
ISBN: 0984588175
Category: Education
Page: 127
View: 6939
Practical strategies for integrating technology authentically into K-6 classroom lessons. They are easily adapted to any number of subjects be they science, literature, history, math, reading, writing, critical thinking, or another. The focus is on easy-to-use online tools (with some exceptions) that are quick to teach, inquiry-driven, intuitive, and free. You introduce the tool, demonstrate the project, answer clarifying questions, and let students’ curiosity loose. And each lesson is aligned with the Structured Learning K-6 technology curriculum. Now, you have options.

Jumpstart Your Career in College

Author: Adele M. Scheele
Publisher: Kaplan
ISBN: 9780684873442
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 148
View: 3528
Explaining how students can get the most out of their college education, a noted career strategist offers helpful advice on how students can use their higher education to set the stage for finding a rewarding career, with tips on finding mentors, pursuing internship opportunities, researching employment trends, and attaining career goals. Original.

Civic Literacy Through Curriculum Drama, Grades 6-12

Author: Catherine A. Franklin
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293961
Category: Education
Page: 200
View: 969
Provides step-by-step directions and an extended example for constructing curriculum dramas, or student-centered, inquiry-based exercises such as mock trials, classroom senates, and electoral campaigns.

Drama High: Frenemies

Author: L. Divine
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0758284039
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 224
View: 9473
South Bay High wouldn't be such a bad place to go to school if it weren't for all the drama. Not that Jayd Jackson's helping matters. She's right there in the center of it all--whether she wants to be or not. Maybe it just goes with the turf. After all, there's a reason they call this place Drama High. . . Jayd doesn't know what's going on with her girl, Nellie. Ever since she got named homecoming princess, she's been acting like Mickey and Jayd aren't her friends anymore, and she's even falling in deeper with Tania and her crew. It's amazing the girl can fit her new crown over that big head of hers. And then there's Jayd's boyfriend Jeremy. His aloof attitude is really getting on her nerves. Jayd's even starting to question his commitment, not to mention her own. Especially since lately, all she can think about is Rah--and that surprise kiss he planted on her the other day. . .

Drama, Skits, and Sketches

Author: Youth Specialties,
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
ISBN: 0310872065
Category: Religion
Page: 192
View: 771
80 sure-fire scripts and other onstage fun to illustrate your lessons and enliven your events! - Just for Fun . . . Short stunts, funny skits, sight gags, easy prep -- we've got 'em all. If you have even one or two students who love hamming it up and making spectacles of themselves, you'll find plenty of funny fodder here. - Spontaneous Melodramas . . . Fueled by groans, catcalls, cheers, and boos from your small or large audience, student actors in these no-rehearsal melodramatic spoofs will bring down the house. Don't know what spontaneous melodramas are? Plunge into an entertaining and instructive explanation of what they are and how to use them for the most effect, beginning on page 51. - Sketches with a Point . . . Drama is an ideal medium for grabbing people's attention and priming them for a meeting, a talk, or a Bible study. Have a particular topic in mind? Find your topic (in the topical index, page 7), and you're on your way to just the right script. Whether you're a youth worker or recreation director in a church, school, club, or camp -- Drama, Skits, & Sketches is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.

Drama Workshop

Teaching Drama to Beginning Actors
Author: Chuck Neighbors
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781695208230
Page: 59
View: 4732
"Every theatre director should have this valuable guide on their bookshelf." - John Lee Welton, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus Of Theatre, Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee Jump-start your drama troupe, class, or next theatrical production with this fun, hands-on, interactive workshop to train your actors. The workshop covers the essential acting lessons that every actor needs to be at ease on stage. Easy to lead and implement, Drama Workshop will: Serve as basic training for your actors. Even if you have team members with previous experience in theatre, the workshop will get everybody on the same page. Give you an opportunity to establish the rules of the stage and rehearsal, and define the roles of the actor and the director. Allow you to scope the talent in your group and can serve as informal audition. Promote team-building. The very experience of being together for a day/week of intense training will accomplish much in unifying your team and building trust among the members. Drama Workshop is the training that Chuck Neighbors has conducted for theater companies, schools, and church drama groups in 18 countries on 6 continents over the past 45 years. The workshop has helped train hundreds of actors, from beginners just starting out, to professional performers working in stage and film. It is a great resource drama teachers and directors, theater troupes, schools, churches and homeschool groups. Note: this book is an updated version of Drama Now! (Lillenas Publishing 2005).

Jumpstart Connection

31 Fresh Ideas to Invigorate Your Relationships
Author: Karen Holford,Karen Flowers,Ron Flowers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781578470433
Page: 144
View: 6044
From Real life Experiences discover the keys to recovery and Growth in Relationships at home, work or neighborhood.

Photoshop 6 Visual Jumpstart

Author: Richard Schrand
Publisher: Sybex
ISBN: 9780782128666
Category: Computers
Page: 260
View: 2103
Demonstrates Photoshop's newest features, covering essential tasks, enhanced Internet features, and improved color tools.

Jump Start Parenting

Author: Beverly Deadmond
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
ISBN: 9780840767318
Category: House & Home
Page: 177
View: 4994
Tells how to help one's child enjoy learning, develop good study habits, and become more self-confident, and covers creative freedom, parent-teacher relations, attendance problems, and television

Jump Start

How to Write From Everyday Life
Author: Robert Wolf
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195140435
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 154
View: 2239
Includes the author's writing techniques from his workshops using such methods as storytelling, visualization, spontaneous prose composition, and sketching.

Jump Start Your Career

How the Strengths That Got You Where You Are Today Can Hold You Back Tomorrow
Author: Lois P. Frankel
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780609801369
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 259
View: 6163
Identifies eight common reasons for career failure, explaining how to identify dominant skills, use them in new ways, and effectively adapt to changing business trends and competitive challenges