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Spark classroom creativity with engaging middle school resources

Looking for accessible, high-quality resources to connect your middle school students with performance?

From award-winning productions and interviews to fun practical workshops and activities, access a range of resources to help younger learners develop key theatrical skills, preparing them for high school and beyond!

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What can Digital Theatre+ do for you?

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Save time

Whether you’re looking for a quick starter video or full lesson plans, you'll have ready-to-go resources relevant to the topics you teach at your fingertips.

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Engage your students

Captivate your students with hundreds of productions and exclusive insights from the world’s leading theatre-makers, delivered in a range of formats to suit multiple learning approaches.

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Develop key skills

Set your students up for success with resources designed to support skills development, from core theatrical skills to crucial 21st Century Skills, helping them excel both in and out of the classroom.

 

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Theatre Director Katherine Goldman (Pin Oak Middle School, Houston) shares how Digital Theatre+ has helped her save time and engage her students.

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Top picks for your Theatre lessons

Support and engage younger learners with a range of captivating productions and supportive video and written resources. 

Unlocked: Styles

The Unlocked: Styles series offers a range of engaging e-learning videos and written resources introducing theatrical styles. Each episode focuses on skill-related components and is accompanied by Teacher Notes and a Student Workbook for activities and assessments.

How To

Support younger learners to develop foundational skills in theatre with the How To series! Focusing on practical theatre-based tasks, this series of short, easy-to-follow videos covers core areas of theatre including props, costume, makeup and set.

Spotlight On

Provide younger learners with insights into key topics in theatre – including The Production Team, Shakespeare, World Theatre, and Theatre Foundations – with a series of short, accessible e-learning videos and student-facing graphic organizers.

Resources designed to support you

A subscription to Digital Theatre+ provides you with a range of teaching and learning materials, enabling you to plan the best lessons, keep your students engaged and extend their learning. 

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Plan

Get ahead on your planning with ready-made resources including toolkits, lesson plans and activities. Written by teachers for teachers, these materials are designed to create engaging lessons that meet your objectives. 

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Engage

Motivate your students with videos, extension questions, workshops, practical exercises and more to spark discussion or get them on their feet in the classroom.

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Explore

Extend students’ learning with accessible interviews, documentaries and study guides, providing context and helping them make connections.

Age-appropriate resources

A subscription to Digital Theatre+ comes complete with adult content filters if needed, so you can be confident that your students are browsing materials appropriate for their age group.

Resources containing adult content – which may include adult themes, bad language and violence – are clearly highlighted in the information section of each resource. You'll also have the option to bring individual resources either in front of or behind the adult content filter to tailor the selection of resources your students have access to.

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Resources to engage younger learners

Struggling to keep your students' attention? Discover the best resources to motivate your students and get them excited by their learning in this blog article. 

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