Cultivating Creativity in the Classroom with Drama: Summary

Luncheon & Presentation by Dr. Charru Sharma on Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Charru Sharma is currently pursuing a Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania. She serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Delhi, India, where she has taught for the last 18 years in the department of child development.

Some previous work to further explore her research may be found in the following locations

A paper Transforming Passive Indian Classrooms to Creative Learning Spaces through Creative Drama published for the Drama Research: International Journal of Drama in Education, DR Vol. 2 No. 1: April 2011.

A chapter titled Creative Drama for Humane Education: An Indian Experience published in 2007 in the book Universal Mosaic of Drama and Theatre: The IDEA 2004 Dialogues.

Invoking Creativity in Pedagogy through Creative Drama- a paper published in the book Excellence in Home Science: Contemporary Issues and Concerns, 2007.

Use of Creative Drama in the Development of Children- an article published in the ICCW (Indian Council for Child Welfare) Journal in 2002.

Creative drama for development of children in primary schools – a paper published in NCERT Journal, The Primary Teacher Vol. XXVIII Number 3, July 2003.

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Charru Sharru, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Gene Diaz, Ph.D. Associate Professor Lesley University















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