"The space shuttle Challenger exploded. I was home alone and watching the program thinking how cool it was that an everyday person, a teacher at that was going into space. The whole idea got me wondering how soon it would be a common occurrence for…"
"Hip hop before today... I couldn't even began to describe it let alone try to dance it...thanks Gabe. What a great way to make a connection with the kids. This would be a great end of year presentaion/guest with the music and dance of today."
"Seeing how we're busting through history in 2 days its fun to see how dramaticlly dancing has changed from the waltz attitude of "no touching" to the Charlston and other dances of the 20s where bodies are pressed together and "that really isn't that…"
"Liked Robin's idea of using this to teach life skills, smiles go along way, everyone has a partner, consider how you respond to others, building community, helping each other. Geat for first quarter unit - combine with lessons on gold fever,…"
"Wow! What a fun work out. Perfect for energizing a class. Don't know that I would remember all the steps but I can certainly improvise. Perhaps have the kids brainstorm on a story and the movements to symbolize it. Focus on how we are connected to…"
Liked the step by step instruction... We are usually quick to say don't know how to dance but with small instruction easy to get started. Also the connection to history..origins and a time way back when...then start the dance lesson…"