Teaching theatre to middle school kids should be any teacher's dream. Students that age are naturally dramatic and excited to perform. They just need to be given permission to explore and to be themselves.
In 2008, while teaching theater at Normandy Middle School in St. Louis, I encountered a 7th grader by the name of Michael Orlandus Darrion Brown. Over several years of teaching, I developed a gift for taking students who were struggling in the areas of discipline and engagement and transforming them into vibrant positive citizens, through theatre and dance.
TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE: Middle school teacher had sex with student, 13, ‘daily.’
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A student lectures his teacher in a new video that has gone viral. Student Jeff Bliss was filmed by a classmate as he left his classroom at Duncanville High School in Texas while delivering an impassioned speech about teaching techn...