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Second City guide to improv in the classroom

Katherine S. McKnight

Second City guide to improv in the classroom

using improvisation to teach skills and boost learning in the content areas, grades K-12

by Katherine S. McKnight

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creative teaching.,
  • Education -- Experimental methods.,
  • Active learning.,
  • Improvisation (Acting)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMary Scruggs and Katherine S. McKnight.
    ContributionsScruggs, Mary., Second City (Theater company)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1027.3 .M39 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18840934M
    ISBN 109780787996505
    LC Control Number2007047365

    Most activities and learning strategies presented in the Engaging Learners YES AND professional development are based on research that was done for the best selling book, The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills and Boost Learning, by Katherine McKnight and Mary Scruggs. (Jossey-Bass, ). The Benefits of Improvisation Activities in a Language Class. Imitates real life because it results in organic, unscripted conversations that flows naturally.; Builds class trust by giving students the opportunity to step outside of their comfort zones and work off one another.; Encourages attentive listening because in order to come up with an appropriate response students have to be closely.

    Faculty members at The Second City Training Center are working improvisers / performers that have years of experience in their craft. Each faculty member undergoes rigorous continuing education via The Second City's improv program and throughout the city in their personal experiences. Please see our faculty page for details. She co-authored The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom, The English Teacher's Survival Guide, Methods of Teaching English in the Middle and Secondary Schools, and Teaching the Classics in the Inclusive Classroom, among others. She is affiliated with the following: National Council of Teachers of English Staff Development for Educators.

    Oct 3, - Explore kiconnect's board "Improv Ideas", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Theatre games, Drama games and Drama class.9 pins. After going through Second City's improv program, I felt a whole new sense of freedom. Second City is one of the birthplaces of comedic improv and sketch comedy, and provided the comedic training ground for such comedic greats as Bill Murray, John Belushi, Author: Rebecca Faber.


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The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom Using Improvisation to Teach Skills and Boost Learning in the Content Areas (Grades K-8) by Katherine S. McKnight. Published May 9, by Jossey-Bass. Written in English. The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills and Boost Learning.

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The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills and Boost Learning by Katherine S. McKnight avg rating — 30 ratings. Read: The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom By Dr. Katherine S. McKnight What’s It About. The Second City comedy school, responsible for teaching leading talents such as Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey, talks about a wide variety of improv.

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