Rosalind Flynn

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Rosalind Flynn
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This script on THE THIRTEEN ORIGINAL COLONIES involves students in reading and reviewing information about the British colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s part
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This script on REDUCE REUSE RECYCLE involves students in reading and reviewing information about reducing waste and conserving the environment. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It appears in my book DRAMATIZING
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This script on RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES involves students in reading and reviewing information about six sources of natural energy that can be continually recycled. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s part
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This file now contains 2 scripts on MESOPOTAMIA that involve students in reading and reviewing information about the land between the two rivers. Both scripts incorporate humor and contemporary language and references. One is a bit longer and more
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This product contains TWO scripts on the topic of European Explorers to the New World. The first script uses the context of “The Explorers Hall of Fame.” After the introductory lines of dialogue, the script provides very BRIEF reviews of the major
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This script on LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE involves students in reading and reviewing the system of lines used to find the location of any place on the surface of the Earth. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s
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This script on ELECTRICITY involves students in reading and reviewing information about this natural form of energy. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s part of a collection in my book CURRICULUM-BASED
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This script on PIONEERS MOVING WEST involves students in reading, reviewing information about, and anticipating the life, fears, and attitudes of settlers about to embark on journeys west in covered wagons. The script was created with 6th graders
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This 6 part script on the Social Studies topic The American Revolution involves students in reading, rehearsing, and performing a script that reviews and reinforces a comprehensive amount of content knowledge. The script is written so that a whole
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This brief fun script on ATOMS involves students in reading and reviewing information about the structure and behavior of the atom. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s part of a collection in my book
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This short script on the Science topic “Parts of a Plant” involves young students in reading, rehearsing, and performing a script that reviews and reinforces content knowledge. The script is written so that a whole class can have solo and unison
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This script on THE LAYERS OF THE EARTH involves students in reading and reviewing information about the composition and characteristics of the earth’s layers. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s part of a
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This short (2 pages) script on THE MIDDLE COLONIES involves students in reading and reviewing the middle region of the Thirteen Colonies. (Note: The colony of Pennsylvania gets the most attention.) The script incorporates humor and contemporary
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This short (2-page) script on the Social Studies topic "How a Bill Becomes a Law" is meant to involve middle and high school students in reading, rehearsing, and performing a script that reviews and reinforces content knowledge. The script is
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This short (and funny!) script on the Math topic Polygons was written to be performed by many elementary school speakers—even a whole class. Reading and rehearsing the script reinforces the names and properties of basic polygons while also
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This short script on FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE involves students in reading and reviewing information about words that express ideas in imaginative ways -- making writing more creative! The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and
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This short script on Prefixes and Suffixes is meant to be performed by many speakers--even a whole class. Reading and rehearsing the script reinforces language arts concepts and vocabulary while also increasing reading fluency and engaging students
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This script on Energy involves students in reading and reviewing information about renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It appears in my book DRAMATIZING THE CONTENT WITH
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This script on MATTER involves students in reading and reviewing fun facts and information about what it is that makes up everything in the universe. The script incorporates humor and contemporary language and references. It’s part of a collection
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This short script on the strategies that good readers use is a great review for students. The script is written for 10 solo speakers with many parts for ALL so that teachers can use it with a whole class. The Boot Camp context makes this script (and
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Rosalind Flynn has been presenting professional development workshops for teachers in collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts since 1994. Her focus is the educational uses of drama as a learning method. * She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. At The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, Dr. Flynn is the head of the Master of Arts in Theatre Education (MATE) degree program. * She is the author of two books on the educational uses of drama: * Dramatizing the Content With Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre, Grades 6-12 (The International Reading Association, 2007) and A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension co-authored with Lenore Blank Kelner (Heinemann, 2006) * Information about the teacher workshops she presents based on the content of these two books can be found at her web site: www.rosalindflynn.com. * Rosalind also delivers her Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre workshop for teachers online. So far, sites in Pennsylvania, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Alabama, Nevada, Nebraska, and Vermont have offered their teachers the opportunity to learn at a distance with Rosalind's real-time online presentation. Using slides and video, Rosalind conducts teacher workshops that feature active participation and opportunities to ask questions and influence the instruction. She has developed a web site devoted to her online workshops: www.ArtsEducationOnline.org. * Her 18 articles on educational drama have been published in Dramatics, Youth Theatre Journal, Language Arts, English Journal, Teaching Artist Journal, The Reading Teacher, and Teaching Theatre. * You can also read about her work on her blog: www.DramaticApproachesToTeaching.com. * She also has two plays published: "The Odyssey, Oedipus and Others, or Greek Story Theatre" with co-playwright Stacey Coates (Playscripts, Inc.), and "The School for Parents" (Boston Public Schools). Since 1994, she has conducted workshops for students, teachers, and artists in person and online from 43 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Shanghai, China.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Active learning through purposeful Drama strategies that engage students and increase their comprehension, fluency, and theatrical skills in speaking, listening and stage presence

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Dramatic Developments Short Play Award Winner, 2007: Middle School play The School for Parents won the 2007 playwriting contest sponsored by The Boston Public Schools' Office of Curriculum & Instructional Practices for the Arts.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Doctor of Philosophy, Education, Curriculum and Instruction. Research Focus: The Use of Drama as a Learning Method. The University of Maryland, College Park, December 1995. * Master of Education, The University of Maryland, College Park, December 1981. * Bachelor of Arts, Drama, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, May 1978.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Arts Education Online.com: Developer, designer, writer, and presenter of an online workshop series "Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre," 2006-present. DramaticApproachesToTeaching.com: Author of a blog read internationally and focused on teaching teachers creatively, artistically, and dramatically. 2011- present.

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