The Daily Sun, Daily Amader Orthoneeti, Sun Academia, News Today and Metro report on series of workshops titled, “Effective Education for the 21 Century,” held in Dhaka, Bangladesh May 2011 and co-sponsored by Daffodil International University and the East Side Institute.
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ABC Eyewitness News, December 2007, In tonight’s extra, learning like you’ve never seen it before! Improvisation as a learning tool. We know it works in comedy but now in 30 schools in our area it is also working in the classroom. And, in the process, giving kids a sense of what’s pos
Theatre for social transformation, Dramatool.org, 22 October 2007 Performing The World 4 More than 250 practitioners and scholars participated in Performing The World 4 (PTW4) just outside New York, between October 12-14, in roundtable debates and workshops that looked at and rehearse
Teaching Improv to Teachers, WNYC Radio, Beth Fertig “Improv is usually associated with comedy groups like the Upright Citizen’s Brigade or Chicago’s Second City. But classroom teachers also use improvisation exercises to help their students work together and become more creative. A n
School of knock-knocks: Comedy schools aren’t all just for laughs, Columbia News Service, Eddie Vega, ” A sudden horror: the kind that sears itself into memory and resurfaces in recurring nightmares, the kind that wrecks nascent careers, the kind aspiring comic Bradley Moore experienc
Written by Janet Wootten Good News Network Thursday, 25 January 2007 Rachel Farmer is a fourth-grade teacher in Brooklyn who defies the stereotype of the exhausted teacher, run down by poor inner-city schools. Instead of burned-out, Rachel is lit up — and so are her students. Th
New York Amsterdam News, Oct 27-Nov 2, 2005. Vol. 96, Issue 44 Magak, Kitche Healthcare activists, educators and therapists working in South Africa, Malawi, Senegal and Kenya came together in Tarrytown, NY, last week for the third biennial performance summit, Performing the World 3, s
Newman, F. (2005). Vygotsky’s Place in the History of Science. Keynote. Vygotsky at Work and Play in Educational, Therapeutic and Organizational Settings, sponsored by the East Side Insitute and the Research Center at the All Stars Project, Inc.
Spirituality & Health The Soul/Body Connection (March/April 2004) At Long Last…A Performance to Become Who We Are Not BETSY ROBINSON What if you aren’t good at relationships, a “group person,” a joiner, a team player? What if group activity connotes strain or anxiety that you’d ra
Newman, F. (2000) Does a story need a theory? (understanding the methodology of narrative therapy). In D. Fee (Ed.) Pathology and the postmodern: mental illness as discourse and experience. London: Sage.
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