Dr. Katherine McKnight, author of Improvisation in the Classroom, released an article detailing the benefits improvisation has on K-12 students. To learn how improv "sparks imagination," "encourages team building," "promotes intellectual and emotional growth" and more, read her article here.
More about Dr. Katherine McKnight
With 20 years experience, Katie is a nationally recognized expert in adolescent literacy, inclusive classrooms, Common Core State Standards, and integrating technology in the 21st century classroom.
More About Improvisation in the Classroom
The scores of ready-to-use exercises offered in this book can be used to teach a wide variety of subjects—including language arts, math, science, and social studies—as well as to build classroom community and develop cooperative learning skills. All of the lessons are linked to current national standards for the United States and Canada, and have been proven particularly effective with kinesthetic learners and students with attention difficulties. To purchase this book, stop by the Second City Training Center in Chicago (1608 N. Wells Ave – 60614) or buy from Amazon here.