Archive: July, 2011

Teacher Profile: Erica Rose Jeffrey

Posted on 07/29/11 No Comments

Teacher Profile: Erica Rose Jeffrey
Dance teaching artist, San Francisco Bay Area

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Stories that move us

Posted on 07/29/11 No Comments

“My 10 year old boy has been soaking up dance with such verve that has me smiling all the time. To watch boys (especially) freely and unabashedly moving and swaying to music, makes me feel hopeful about our future.” Today, a 5-year old dancer handed his dance teacher a quarter.  He said, “here, this is […]

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What Campers Say

Posted on 07/29/11 No Comments

“Dance means how to express yourself. How to feel how you’re feeling.” “This is the best day EVER!” (5 year old mini dance camper in response to parent asking how his day went)

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Challenges Kids Report

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“I love to move so much that when everybody has to sit down when we discuss things it is really hard for me to stop moving.” “A challenge for me was doing the weight sharing with a partner.  I overcame it by just trusting my partner and be calm and think positive.”  5th grade assessment, […]

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Blog Test

Posted on 07/27/11 2 Comments

This is a test of how to use wordpress’s blog capabilities

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What dance teachers say

Posted on 07/12/11 No Comments

“My Students are very sensitive and aware of how their peers look, speak and react to them. The stigma of special ed is really a challenge esp. with high functioning kids. When in intimidating situations the lower functioning kids will just tune out and feel diminished. Dance is helping them to build leadership skills, and […]

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