Professional Development for Teachers
- Consider the practical aspects of incorporating dance-based lessons
in your class. How would you plan the material? What resources would
- Think of ways that dance and movement could make your teaching
more effective; for example, to bridge language barriers or developmental
- Consider how dance and movement impact learning and behavior in
your students daily lives. For example, children are able to
master complex movement patterns in sports. Can the same skills be
extended to classroom learning?
- Visit a performance of a local dance troupe or attend a session
of a tap, ballet, or other dance class. Reflect on how the experience
affected you. Would you like to try it again?