Role Playing

Overview of Role Playing

Role playing provides a framework to practice the necessary social skills that are required for a specific situation through active simulation exercises.


Implementation Guide

Additional Resources

    1. Role Playing in the classroom

    This article, published by ABLConnect of Harvard University, provides instructions on how to prepare, implement, and reflect on role playing strategies when used in the classroom.

    2. Role Playing Introduction Video

    In this two-minute teaching technique video created by the K. Patricia Cross Academy, learn about Role Play, a created situation in which students deliberately act out or assume characters or identities they would not normally assume.

    3. Role Playing Informational Video

    In this four-minute video interview, Kyle and Ryan of Education Partners International discuss how to incorporate, organize, and schedule role play and simulations in your class instruction.

    4. Role Playing Overview Slide Deck

    Created by the VOISS team, this Google Slides presentation is designed either to provide individual educators with an overview of role playing or for instructors to introduce the concept to a group of educators.