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ERIC Number: EJ789446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
From Broadway to Classroom: Using Entertainment Media to Get Your Point across
Rieck, William; Dugger-Wadsworth, Donna
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v81 n4 p165-168 Mar-Apr 2008
Teachers today are more aware of differences in the way students learn and that a wide variety of strategies must be employed when teaching. Major musical films, when appropriately excerpted, can provide an entertaining and unique way of addressing valid instruction objectives in both the cognitive and affective domains. In this article, the authors provide applications of specific Broadway musicals and films to everyday instructional practices. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A