The Impact of Using Drama in Education on Life Skills and Reflective Thinking
Keywords:Drama, Life Skills, Reflective Thinking.
Abstract The aim of the study was to identify the impact of using drama in education on life skills and reflective thinking. The experimental method was used and the study sample consisted of (100) students from the 10th grade at the Emirates National School in Abu Dhabi. The results showed that drama in education has an impact on life skills as it develops students' reading and numeracy skills, enables them to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their personality, and to connect study and application in the real life. Employing drama in education increased students 'skills in reflective thinking in terms of reinforced the different concepts logically analysis, and distinction between the advantages and disadvantages of different topics. The researcher recommended that the teacher should focus on the development of students' abilities to deduce the problems posed solutions through the available information on the nature of the problem and traits.
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