After 12 years, 1 musical, and over 60 songs, Marc of icanhasmath / Matheatre shares his insights about STEM songwriting and theatrical integration. Focusing on: What information does a STEM song carry. An examination of techniques to carry that information. And how do you expand Songwriting into Theatre / Performance?
- Sep 28, 2017 - 4:30pmMarc Gutman, Matheatre and ICanHasMath (MN)
- Sep 22, 2019 - 6:35pmLawrence Herklots (King Edward VI School, Southampton, UK); Oliver Leaman (Blundell's School, Devon, UK)
Between 2005 and 2017, three musical theatre productions were self-penned and produced, all promoting understanding of key concepts in the historical and theoretical development of Physics. This session will outline some of the successes this approach to pedagogy has had and the extent to which musical theatre can enable the understanding and enjoyment of complex concepts in the teaching and learning of Physics, as well giving all those involved an understanding that creativity and imagination are behind all intellectual and artistic endeavours.
The works discussed will include: