Foundations Series

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  • Curricular Progressions

    $565.00

    Explore the full scope and sequence in dance learning from unit-to-unit, year-to-year. Content includes deepening skills of observation, reflection and critical thinking; action research; assessment; advocacy. Participants learn to teach choreography from phrasing to group forms, using structures and principles of design. Prerequisite DIDC-B.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

    February 12 – May 7, 2019
    Tuesdays 6-9pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Reflective Practice

    $75.00

    Reflective Practice is a core tenet of Luna’s teaching values and is integrated into all Professional Learning (PL) workshops. It is offered in alternate years as a discrete half-day workshop. Teachers practice observing clearly, explore the art of the question, and strategize ways to engage students in reflecting on their creative process and products. Part of Luna’s Foundations Series. Prerequisite: any prior PL experience at LDI in the prior 3 years.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

     

    October 23, 2018
    6-8:30pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Developing & Implementing Dance Curricula – B

    $550.00

    Continuing where DIDC-A leaves off, this course investigates the role of the teacher in creating, implementing and sequencing dance curricula aligned with the National Core Arts Standards using backward and forward design and embedded assessment. Participants learn a process for moving students from exploration through improvisation to composition in a manner that allows for maximum exploration, problem posing and solving, and choice making. In the process, they deepen their understanding of the elements of dance and forming. Course content includes choreographic devices, the principles of design, forms, contemporary learning theories, including constructivism.  This course is mandatory for LDI certification. Meets college/university professional standards. Prerequisite DIDC-A or Summer Institute.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

    August 6-10, 2018
    9am-5pm
    Luna Dance Institute

  • Developing & Implementing Dance Curricula – A

    $550.00$565.00

    DIDC-A is designed to offer a comprehensive overview of standards-based dance education and its function across age levels, as well as establishing a conducive environment for dance. Luna’s entry point for all teachers of dance, this first course in our 4-level foundations series covers:

    *elements of dance (both H’Doubler and Laban)
    *structuring discrete dance lessons aligned with National Core Arts Standards
    *integrating dance across subject matter
    *human development theory, infant to adult
    *observation and instruction methods

    Appropriate for classroom teachers, new teachers to dance, and experienced practitioners who would like to enrich their teaching. No prerequisite.

    10% Professional Discounts available for this course for Dancers’ Group/CDEA/NDEO members. 50% off for current full-time students. Please contact 510.883.1118.

    3 Course Options:

    Summer 2018: July 30 – Aug. 3, 9am-5pm.
    Mills College, Oakland | $550

     

    Fall 2018: Sept. 4 – Nov. 27, Tuesdays, 6-9pm. Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley | $565

     

    Summer 2019: July 29 – Aug. 2, 9am-5pm.
    Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley | $565