Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Developing 21st-Century Learning Skills through Theatre Arts: A Student-Directed Production
Katherine Movassaghi, M.S; Roslin Growe, Ed.D.

Research has indicated that the Four C’s of 21st century skills – critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity are inherent in the development of a well-rounded student. Educational activities that are student led have been shown to positively impact student acquisition of knowledge and add an active dimension to the pedagogy of student involvement. Allowing students to participate in student-directed productions opens up avenues of meaningful lifelong skills and experiences.

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