We’re giving away Maria’s Movers’ Grownup and Me curriculum for toddlers to learn movement, social skills, and use their imaginations!
Are you feeling torn or unsure of how to balance what’s fresh and trendy with what’s tried and true? You aren’t alone. And that goes for both the artistic and business sides of studio ownership! Armed with two timely lessons and whole lot of links, Suzanne Gerety, offers guidance and reassurance. Give us YOUR take, and you could walk away with a year’s membership to DanceStudioOwner.com.
Get a jump start on curriculum planning using televised dance shows like So You Think You Can Dance as a jumping off point to connect with and educate dance students. K-12 educator, Heather Vaughan-Southard helps you frame your dance philosophies then incorporate conversation-starters about TV dance into your instruction methods.
Guest, Lydia Hance has never been more fulfilled as a teacher as she has teaching students on the autism spectrum. A challenge and a mental, spiritual, & artistic reward for her, she shares a bit about what she’s discovered throughout the process. Whether you work with the autistic population, desire to, or simply work with teens, I think you’ll find her insight beneficial.
abc for dance creates teaching tools, curriculum and specialty manuals for dance educators and dancers. The not-yet-released Pre-pointe Dance Curriculum includes both a manual (pdf format allowing teachers to print what they need) that covers the reasoning behind pre-pointe work, screening for readiness, educational materials for parents, in depth descriptions of all exercises, sample lesson plans and video clips of the exercises, AND exercise cards with each exercise printed on heavy cardstock to be taken into the classroom for easy reference.