Columnist, Heather Vaughan-Southard shares how to deal with dancers uncomfortable with their bodies and jazz isolations, plus answers more questions from readers on middle school dancers and visual aids in the classroom.
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Managing the Middle School “Shut Down”
Dance educator, Heather Vaughan-Southard uses exploration, choice, and personal responsibility to get beyond the walls her middle school students sometimes throw up. If you’ve experienced the emotional and academic ‘shut down’ typical of this age group, her findings will interest you. We’d also love to know your approach to reaching your tweens.