Acting Lessons for Teachers: Using Performance Skills in the Classroom

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Acting Lessons for Teachers
Using Performance Skills in the Classroom

Robert T. Tauber and Cathy Sargent Mester

PRAEGER Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations xiii
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Part I- Background 1
  • Chapter 1: Teacher Enthusiasm 3
  • Chapter 2: Boosting Teacher Enthusiasm 9
  • Chapter 3- Educational Foundations For Teachers as Actors 21
  • Part II- The Acting Lessons 29
  • Chapter 4- Animation: Body 31
  • Chapter 5- Animation: Voice 41
  • Chapter 6- Classroom Space 51
  • Chapter 7- Humor 63
  • Chapter 8- Role-Playing 77
  • Chapter 9- Props 89
  • Chapter 10- Suspense and Surprise 101
  • Part III- Epilogue 111
  • Chapter 11- Behind the Scenes 113
  • Chapter 12- Classroom Management 117
  • Chapter 13- Conclusion 125
  • Appendix I Sixteen Eric Clearinghouses 129
  • Appendix Ii Testimonials From Award-Winning College Professors 131
  • References 163
  • Index 171
  • About the Authors 175
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