"This afternoon was emotional with the 911 component attached to it. As I was born in this era I could relate to all of the information presented. I could remember where I was when I found out about major events.
The Hip Hop was super fun &…"
"I'm going to get ahold of some music & try the high 5 warm up, next week when I'm teaching a class. It was a great ice breaker.
The animal dances could easily be applied in classes. All are very good movement dances, to get kids dancing& moving.
"The dancing continues to be the best part of each era. But suddenly I'm wondering what happened to the art? We discuss some popular artists, but don't see hardly any examples. It seems like some famous art pieces of the time could be included to…"
"The study I wish to comment on is, "Creative Classes: An Artful Approach to Improving Performance ", by Elizabeth Blair. Around the nation, eight schools in low income areas were selected, to try & turn them around. They were schools that continued…"
" I would like to do a play party at school possibly in the fall. We will be getting a new music teacher , & maybe this person would collaborate with myself on doing this. I could ask the PE teacher for help also. One of my big ideas for next year…"
"This afternoon was very engaging. The interview of the former slave was very different than if we had read the conversation. I could tell a lot about each man's attitude. The interviewer was arrogant, impatient, & at times very disrespectful towards…"
" I really enjoyed the waltz this morning! A long time ago, when I was in college, I took private dance lessons & learned the foxtrot, the waltz, cha cha, rhumba, & tango. It was a blast! I also studied disco & some more modern dance moves. Off & on,…"
" The article by John Schwartz was an excellent article to read. Again, I recalled my teaching days in the bush,where we would have visiting artists in the school. They would work with each class & write & compose meaningful songs about relevant…"
" I enjoyed the Tableau activity & will definitely use this activity. When studying art history it is almost impossible to teach, using the kinesthetic modality. However when you place your body in a specific position taken from the painting, its…"
"I enjoyed the icebreakers this morning, I feel my class group & I share a lot of similar interests. I am teaching a class next week with students ages 12-15 & will adapt this activity to use with my group.
The dancing was great fun! The first dance…"