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These articles are a good introduction to mantle of the expert
Dorothy Heathcote – Contexts for Active Learning, Four Models (14 pages) pdf. In this seminal article Professor Heathcote introduces her four models for forging links between schooling and society: Drama used to explore people; Mantle of the Expert; Rolling Role; and the Commission Model
Jenny Burrell – Mantle of the Expert – The Sea Company (3 pages) pdf. This article was first published in the NUT magazine and outlines Jenny’s moe work with her year 2 class at Avenue First School, Norwich. For more information on this project please visit: The Sea Company Blog
Luke Abbott – Mantle of the Expert â€“ Lessons and uncertainties (6 pages) pdf. In this article, which first appeared in the NATD, Journal for Drama in Education in June 2008, Luke describes some of the background to moe and places it within the current national agenda for curriculum innovation and change.
Dorothy Heathcote – Mantle of the Expert (17 pages) pdf. In this 2004 Powerpoint presentation Professor Heathcote introduces mantle of the expert as “a system for learning through the active imagination and enquiry methodology”.
Tim Taylor – Using Mantle of the Expert – The Tudor House (10 pages) pdf. First published in the Literacy Coordinator’s File, this article describes in detail a mantle of the expert frame taught in several schools in the summer of 2006.
These are very useful articles and resources
Brian Edmiston – Authoring Complexity with Dialogic Dramatic Inquiry (39 pages) pdf. In this important article, Professor Edmiston theorizes dramatic inquiry as a new pedagogy.
Michael Bunting – Questions, Questions, Questions (7 pages) pdf. Drawing extensively on the work of Dorothy Heathcote and Luke Abbott, Michael has drawn together a categorized list of many of the most important questions used in dramatic-inquiry.