"There are many times in the gym where I can see playing a song and letting the students do the animal and twist dance forms. I would emphasise that there is no "wrong" way to do these dances. The moves are a great way to get bodies loose and ready…"
"In the gym I think the One-step is a simple partner dance for the elementary students. The simple eight steps will be easy for the kids to master. Then adding on the side steps and turns would make it an enjoyable experience.
The Charleston was…"
"I would be tempted to set the stage when teaching this era in gym. I might create a story about my family just settling out west. We are in need of helping hands to get the walls of the barn up for my family and I. We might even move around the…"
"Noemia did a fabulous job with our class. I love how she started the session with the assurance that all moves are "right" and to not compare ourselves to others. I think we all felt successful and were not reluctant to try each dance introduced.…"
"I like the social aspect of the colonial/Revolution Era. The group "Jefferson & Liberty" dance was fun and uplifting. I think my elementary classes could easily do it. I would tell them if you can count to 16, you can do this dance. I would…"
"As a PE teacher, I would collaborate with the classroom teachers to see when they are teaching Native American studies, Renaissance and Baroque Era. I found that the Welcome dance from the Native American era would be a non-threatning way to greet…"