Through an expression (…)
Here is another example of an engaging practice that, from a professional experience, fosters students’ SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT. By school engagement we mean students’ observable participation in school activities, sense of belonging to classmates and teachers, and valuing success in school-related goals.
It is implemented by: Theater actors / director
It is directed at students aged: 15-16
Target group: Class-centred
Main subjects involved: Languages, Arts and music, Social competences i Cross-curricular
ICT involvement: yes
Description of the practice: Through an expression workshop, the teenagers create some stories that become dramatized fictions in podcast format. They explore and share their interests, fears, illusions, ambitions…Because everyone should have the right and the ability to speak frankly, to have their own voice.
Accessible to any student: Yes, in some ocasions, some students may need help, but anyone can participate
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why? We can adapt the tasks to each one as we work as a team, anb everyone is necessary for the final result
Support to the practice: Yes, we also work as a team, with the participation of different professionals and the support of the teacher.
Does this practice promote students observable participation in school related activities? As the activity improve their motivations, they’re more predisposed to other projects
Does the practice promote students sense of belonging to classmates, teachers and school? As they work in teams, the activity promotes social cohesion and sense of belonging.
Does the practice promote students giving value to success in school-related goals? They need to make there texts good enough to publish them as podcasts. So, they feel the responsibility to improve their langauge skills.
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