Level Up! Fest 2020 - Pedagogy and Practice Series: Crafting a Lesson Plan

Learn how to craft a lesson plan from experienced drama educator and practitioner Dr. Noorlinah Mohamed. Find out what it takes to craft an effective and affective lesson plan, and pick up effective strategies to engage your participants and students.

Topics covered will include: understanding outcomes, curriculum vs lesson objectives, unpacking the anatomy of a lesson plan, facilitating learning moments and creating a drama lesson plan for the age group of your choice. 

Session 1: Understanding outcomes curriculum vs lesson objectives  

Session 2: unpacking the anatomy of a lesson plan  

Session 3: facilitating learning moments and creating a drama lesson plan for the age group of your choice

This programme is commissioned by the National Arts Council and organised by SDEA.

Event Details

Date: 24th, 27th, 30th November
Time: 7pm - 9.30pm (24, 27 November), 6:30pm - 9:30pm (30 November)
Price: Free of Charge

*Spaces are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. Should we reach capacity, we will open a waiting list for the workshop.

*All modules will take place online on Zoom. Registrants must attend all 3 modules. 

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This course consists of 3 sessions.

Module FacilitatorDate Time 
Understanding Outcomes Curriculum vs Lesson ObjectivesDr. Noorlinah MohamedTue 24 Nov 7pm - 9.30pm 
Unpacking the Anatomy of a Lesson Plan  Dr. Noorlinah MohamedFri 27 Nov 7pm - 9.30pm 
Facilitating learning moments and creating a drama lesson plan for the age group of their choice   Dr. Noorlinah MohamedMon 30 Nov 6.30pm - 9.30pm 

About the Facilitator

Dr. Noorlinah Mohamed

Noorlinah is an award-winning theatre actress who is also a teaching artist and creator of public engagement arts projects in Singapore. Since 1988, she has performed with various Singapore theatre companies. Internationally, she has performed in Asia, Europe and the US. In arts education, she has undertaken artist residencies in schools, develops curriculum as well as professional development for teaching artists and teachers in arts pedagogy. As a producer, she has worked on both intimate and large scale arts events, including the Singapore International Festival of Arts (2014-2017), co-creating platforms and works for and with Singapore as well as international artists. Noorlinah is a recipient of the JCCI Cultural Award (2008) and the Women’s Weekly Women of our Time Award (2005) for her work in the arts. She obtained her PhD in Arts Education from the University of Warwick in 2013. Presently, she is the Artistic Director of N.O.W., Not Ordinary Work. It is an interdisciplinary public project focusing on women creatives and change-makers. 

About Level Up! Fest

Level Up! Fest is SDEA’s platform to recognisecelebrate, and bring focus to the importance of professional development of the theatre/drama educator.

From workshops and courses, to career chats and talks, there are many opportunities for you to Level Up! and give yourself a booster as a professional in the arts.

We will also be highlighting professional development opportunities organised by other companies and organisations. If you have a workshop, course, or masterclass happening in the month of November, let us know by dropping an email with the details to projects@sdea.org.sg, and we'll aggregate for the month.

As professionals, there is no maximum level. There is always something we can do to Level Up!

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