David Roy

David Roy

Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts

David Roy is a Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts at the University of Newcastle. His research interests are in diverse learners, drama and arts learning, and dyspraxia and inclusion in education. He was nominated for the 2006 Saltire/TES Scottish Education Publication of the Year and won the 2013 Best New Australian Publication for VCE Drama and/or VCE Theatre Studies. His most recent text is Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary (2015) published by Cambridge University Press. You can follow him on Twitter @dmsroy

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The Arts in the K-2 classroom: Belonging, Being and Becoming
The Arts in the K-2 classroom: Belonging, Being and Becoming

The Arts are a required element of teaching K-2 in Australia and coexist with learning in the early years classroom. In today’s reader submission, Karen Watson and David Roy explore how they can be implemented in practice.

The Arts in early childhood learning
The Arts in early childhood learning

The importance of early childhood learning as a foundational building block to lifelong learning is well recognised. This is the first article of two that will explore the place of the Arts in early learning in Australia.

Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom
Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom

‘Consider any Arts or Science concept and try to find no link between the two.’ David Roy discusses how the Arts can help develop a creative mindset within STEM learning.

Using Drama as a tool for inclusion within the classroom
Using Drama as a tool for inclusion within the classroom

'To be truly inclusive is challenging but is also easily undertaken with thought and sometimes a re-positioning of default language and practice.' David Roy, Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts discusses the keys to inclusive practices in the classroom.

Implementing a cross-curricular approach
Implementing a cross-curricular approach

The phrase ‘cross-curricular’ is often referred to in schools. David Roy, a Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts, explores why it’s important and how it can be implemented.