I used this song for one of my dances. The students did a Great job of it in the show. Not the same as this one but its still fun!
I love my students! They recently just finished the semester with a main stage show and I could not be more proud of them. Every time I think of it I cant stop smiling. Another quote from student work In dance, I have learned to be alert, focused and willing to try anything in order […]
1. What skills (think life long) have I learned in the dance program; how can I use these in the Future? “Oddly enough I was actually thinking about this just the other day. Well I have learned technical skills, performance skills, working towards deadlines, challenging yourself, pushing your limits, the most valuable thing that I […]
One of the things I like to stress in my dance class is that the skills we learn are not only for dance. We try to see what other skill sets are taught and can take us farther in life. This video I just love is a hip hop number. One of the things we […]
After every unit my students fill out a self evaluation and it is one of my favorite assignments to mark it allows me to see what my students expect to get out of the class and how they expect to move forward in Dance or Drama. One of the Questions I ask is ‘Are there areas in […]
In my quest to be convincing that Drama and Dance are wonderful classes I have made a list of skills brainstormed with students that are taught or learned. Dance: Teamwork, Appreciation for fitness, Strength, Confidence, Counting Music, Motor skills Sense of community, Belonging, shares your inner voice, Creative problem solving, Pride in your work, Ability to take risks […]
A little inspiration to start! If this does not make you want to get up and Dance I don’t know what will 🙂
This is my Blog, or at least the beginning of it. It is intended as a project for an education class and I am hoping will challenge my technological skills as they are not so great. I want this blog to shine light on why Drama and Dance are important subjects in school! So we […]