Want to motivate learners and make lessons memorable? Incorporate the occasional costume to drive your message home. Teach as an atom, a pioneer or as Rosie the Riveter.

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Idea #20: Be dramatic

Posted on April 20, 2013 in Autism

Another idea from You’re Going to Love This Kid!

Drama is a great tool for teaching and practicing social skills. Role play, in general, is a helpful tool but engaging students in drama also connects them to standards-based content and provides opportunities to support and be supported by peers. Look for school-wide and community-based drama opportunities or offer drama in the classroom in the form of regular Readers Theater.

You can find scripts in many places on the web including:

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