"I really enjoyed having Gabe come and share with us about Hip-hop dance. It was interested to hear him talk about isolations within his warmups. It makes a lot of sense to separate each movement and work on each body movement one at a time. I…"
""The Arts Are essential" by David Skorton
In every culture we see art. It surrounds many of our life styles and it accompanies our day to day experiences. The article by Skorton is basically defending teaching the arts alongside other areas of…"
"I enjoy dancing jazz with my wife and I think I would enjoy teaching my students some of the moves we learned today. Some of the lessons on Jazz that I have done in the past has used some dancing at the end which I decided not to teach. Maybe I…"
"I have used "Jump Jim Joe" several times within my classroom and the kids really enjoyed it. It is a great dance for the younger ages. The motions are easy and anyone can do them. I have not used, "Lucky Seven" before and I plan on teaching it to…"
"I really enjoyed listening to the interview of the African American who lived during slavery. It's so much more engaging to listen to a recording rather then to just read the script. Its interesting to hear the personal dialect of the interviewee.…"
"I really enjoyed dancing the waltz. It is much easier than the minuet and it is something I think my kids would enjoy. We listen to a lot of songs that are in 3/4 time and I could use this to get them moving. I have done some dances with my…"
"I enjoyed the activity related to the Renaissance Era Tableau's. I think this would be a good activity to do with a variety of different pictures. The idea of letting the students pick what part of the picture to highlight with their Tableau is…"
"I enjoyed the first activity where we moved to the music and when the music stopped we joined up with a group to join in conversation. This seems like a good activity to do with my middle school students. Since the school I teach at is K - 8, the…"
"My name is Matthew Anderson and I teach classroom music and middle school choir at Northern Lights ABC. I teach private music lessons on percussion and I also lead worship at University Baptist Church. I am taking this for continuing education and…"