Teacher Tips

This page is for pedagogy tips, articles and ideas. For professional tips click here.

IDEAS

Patricia has been posting Twitter Moves almost every weekday for 750+ days.  We are starting now to collect ways to use them.  Check this TM link for ideas and send us yours.

Samples of Dance Integration lessons by Erika Cravath  http://education.byu.edu/sites/default/files/ARTS/documents/educational_movement.pdf

THEORY, THINKING, PEDAGOGY

Luna writes regularly for InDance Magazine. Click here to find archived articles

Alisa Rasera’s webinar on Creative Dance for Children with Disabilities can be found at VSA on the Kennedy Center website http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/vsa/resources/webinars.cfm.

Resources on movement for children with autism can be found at http://www.autismmovementtherapy.org/site/ or visit Pamela Wolfberg’s website http://www.autisminstitute.com/. Mark your calendar for May 2nd for Dance & The Brain Mini-conference.

BLOGS & COLLEAGUES’ WEBSITES

We are collecting dance blogs from our dance educator friends.  Check them out and let us know if there are other resources we should know about!

Bianca Brzezinski, SFBA choreographer & dancer, edited videos on dance http://dancemovease.blogspot.com/

California Dance Education Association (CDEA), Blog to find inspiration, teaching ideas, articles, YouTube Videos, quotes, music, lessons, and learn about CDEA happenings  http://www.cdeadance.org/blog/view/282/welcome_to_the_cdea_blog_

Avilee Goodwin, veteran high school dance educator East Bay http://dancinginthehalls.blogspot.com/

Alison Hart-Booth, MA Project in Teaching Leadership, “Why Can’t My Students Just Listen To Me?” Creative Dance and Its Affect On Student’s Self-Regulation Skills

Marlita Hill, high school dance educator in Los Angeles  http://choreoclinic.com/

Kathleen Isaac, founder of Hunter College MA in Dance Education program, New York  http://www.kathleenisaac.com/

Erica Rose Jeffrey, multi-venue dance educator, now working in Australia on a Rotary Peace Fellowship, creating curriculum for dance & conflict resolution  www.peace-moves.blogspot.com/

Beth McGill, community college dance educator and CDEA co-president, Fresno http://www.dancingpoetess.blogspot.com/

Jill Randall, K-5 dance specialist Hamlin School http://www.dancingwords.typepad.com/life_as_a_modern_dancer, Dance & technology blog http://dancingwords.typepad.com/dancers_using_technology/

Jakey Toor, K-5 dance specialist, San Francisco Unified http://artistsintheclassroom6.tumblr.com/

Luna faculty musings on our blog site regularly.  click the Blog link on our website’s footer.

TED TALKS & VIDEOS

Tim Brown http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_brown_on_creativity_and_play?language=en

Erin Crawley: http://tedxabq.com/tedxabq-2010-speakers/erin-crawley-woods/

Erica Rose Jeffrey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRvnrhWFdK4

Peter Lovatt:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihCh5wzNjYY

Sir Kenneth Robinson https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity?language=en

Sir Kenneth Robinson http://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution?language=en

Mallika Sarabhai https://www.ted.com/talks/mallika_sarabhai?language=en

JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

Our friends in New York created this film. It is a great advocacy tool for dance education. Take time to view it and share widely. http://www.thirteen.org/programs/thirteen-specials/