COMPANION

Teaching school teachers

This entry covers teaching school teachers in the Alexander Technique.

Books

  • The Thinking Teacher's Body by Harriet Anderson. Inspired by the Alexander Technique, written for teachers, trainee teachers, and all those involved in teacher training and development.[1]

Articles

  • ‘Teaching the Alexander Technique to trainee school teachers – An ongoing research project’ by Grant Ragsdale; an interim report on teaching the Technique to trainee teachers at Leeds Metropolitan University.[2]
  • ‘The “means-whereby” we teach and learn the Alexander Technique’ by Gabriella Minnes Brandes, Nilly Bassan; on teaching eight secondary school teachers at the Zinman College in the Wingate Institute, Israel, which educates and certifies people to become physical education teachers and professional trainers for athletes.[3]
References

[1] The Thinking Teacher's Body by Harriet Anderson (Blurb, 2015).
[2] ‘Teaching the Alexander Technique to trainee school teachers – An ongoing research project’ by Grant Ragsdale in STATNews vol. 5, no. 4 edited by Malcolm Williamson (STAT, May 1999), p. 19.
[3] ‘The “means-whereby” we teach and learn the Alexander Technique’ by Gabriella Minnes Brandes, Nilly Bassan in STATNews vol. 4, no. 20 edited by Malcolm Williamson (STAT, January 1998), pp. 18–19.
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