Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
This study addresses the need for a social-emotional curriculum through theater techniques and improvisation to help children develop confidence, interpersonal skills, and emotional intelligence. Includes history of theater and improvisation, review of programs in the field, and an original curriculum for an early childhood/pre-kindergarten setting as well as field-based reflections and a list of suggested resources for integrating social and emotional wellness into the early childhood setting.
Penina, M. (2013). Working on social and emotional issues by bringing theater and improvisation into the early childhood classroom. New York : Bank Street College of Education. Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/94