Rolling Role

Presented by Susan Davis at the 2017 DQ State Conference. This session will unpack the Rolling Role system, a model originally developed by legendary teacher Dorothy Heathcote. Rolling Role provides a framework for connected learning across drama, arts and other discipline areas, and was originally created for the middle years/junior secondary years. This workshop and… Read more »

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NEXT To Arrive

Presented by Ian Sweeney & Tammy Johnstone at the 2017 DQ State Conference. This practical workshop will share the process and outcomes of two teacher’s dramatic approach to literacy through the lens of a Year 7 English classroom. This workshop will engage delegates in rejuvenating their approaches to literacy for the English classroom through a… Read more »

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Practical Forming – What and Why?

Presented by Deb Wall, Sue Pearn, & Tricia Clark-Fookes at the 2017 DQ State Conference. Back by popular demand to explore what’s coming next for Queensland Drama education, workshop participants will have opportunities to engage with Practical Forming tasks such as Directing and Demonstrating a Devised Concept. Advantages and disadvantages of various Forming assessment instruments… Read more »

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Finding Direction

Presented by Charlene McMenamin at the 2017 DQ State Conference. Aimed at senior Secondary Drama teachers, this workshop will share ideas for teaching and assessing directing. This includes ideas for developing a unit of work and assessment tasks (Forming), along with a practical workshop demonstration and participation. These structures, approaches and activities can be applied… Read more »

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