ERIC Number: ED411162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Apr-3
Hitting the Issues Head On: Using Role Play in Science Education.
Burton, Larry D.
This paper presents materials from a workshop on using role playing in science education. It contains the basics of role play therapy including the purposes of the strategy, establishing a classroom climate for role play, guidelines for interaction in role play, preparation for role play and possible focuses of a role playing session, step-by-step procedures, two role play lessons, handouts that define the various roles, and a sample role playing form. The materials provide detailed steps that can guide teachers through the process of involving their students in role play in order to enhance learning in science. (DDR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Science Teachers Association (New Orleans, LA, April 3, 1997).