Learning About Dance
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📒Studying Dance ✍ Karen Schupp
✏Studying Dance Book Summary : Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond is a comprehensive bridge for students transitioning into the first year of a college dance program. Through this text, students will understand dance in new and exciting ways, embrace it as an academic discipline, navigate and take charge of their dance education, and visualize potential careers after graduation. Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond opens students’ eyes to all the artistic, cultural, and educational aspects of dance. By expanding their thinking, students will move to a deeper understanding of themselves as dancers and the world around them. The author demystifies the entire first-year experience while guiding students in the discovery of dance as a multifaceted discipline. Students will examine academic expectations, time management, the importance of staying focused, and balancing school and life. They will delve into the various areas of dance and a range of careers and paths available to them. They will learn the differences in types of college dance courses, the approaches used, and how to personalize their dance education through individualized instructional opportunities and peer collaboration. The text also will prompt students to visualize and plan their dance lives beyond campus so they can set clear goals for studying and succeeding as young professionals. Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond contains many student-friendly features: • 15 easy-to-digest chapters provide the rules of the road that lead to a successful freshman year and future career • 49 interviews with current dance students, recent graduates, and dance professionals encourage students to reflect on and take charge of their learning • Web resource with learning activities, glossary lists, web links, and other tools personalize each student’s journey through the content With this text, teachers can help students expand their thinking about dance in ways that will lead to success on campus and beyond.
📒Dancing With Difference ✍ Linda Ashley
✏Dancing with Difference Book Summary : As the global vicissitudes of migration unfold so does ethnic difference in the classroom, and this book offers a timely examination of teaching about culturally different dances. At a time when the world of dance is, on the one hand, seemingly becoming more like fusion cookery there is another faction promoting isolation and preservation of tradition. How, if at all, may these two worlds co-exist in dance education? Understanding teaching about culturally different dances from postmodern, postcolonial, pluralist and critical perspectives creates an urgent demand to develop relevant pedagogy in dance education. What is required to support dance educators into the next phase of dance education, so as to avoid teaching from within a Eurocentric, creative dance model alone? An ethnographic investigation with teachers in New Zealand lays a foundation for the examination of issues, challenges and opportunities associated with teaching about culturally different dances. Concerns and issues surrounding notions of tradition, innovation, appropriation, interculturalism, social justice and critical pedagogy emerge. Engaging with both practice and theory is a priority in this book, and a nexus model, in which the theoretical fields of critical cultural theory, semiotics, ethnography and anthropology can be activated as teachers teach, is proposed as informing approaches to teaching about culturally different dances. Even though some practical suggestions for teaching are presented, the main concern is to motivate further thinking and research into teaching about dancing with cultural difference. Cover photo: Photo credit: lester de Vere photography ltd. Dancing with Difference (2009). Directed and co-choreographed for AUT University Bachelor of Dance by Linda Ashley with Jonelle Kawana, Yoon-jee Lee, Keneti Muaiava, Aya Nakamura, Siauala Nili, Valance Smith, Sakura Stirling and dancers. Won first prize in the 2009, Viva Eclectika, Aotearoa’s Intercultural Dance and Music Biennial Challenge run by NZ-Asia Association Inc NZ and the NZ Diversity Action Programme.
📒A Sense Of Dance ✍ Constance A. Schrader
✏A Sense of Dance Book Summary : In this book you'll find important information on the ways we use our bodies to be expressive, how we instinctively apply the elements of dance in daily life, dance exploration basics and the elements of movement, how to develop your own dance perceptions and creative resources, and how to translate your perceptions into dance. Whatever your level of artistic awareness, this engaging text will help you tap into the power and energy of dance.
📒Discovering Dance ✍ Kassing, Gayle
✏Discovering Dance Book Summary : Discovering Dance opens up a world of opportunities for high school students who have little or no dance experience. The text, available in print and electronic forms, helps students understand the fundamentals of creating, performing, analyzing, understanding, responding to, connecting with, and evaluating dance in its various genres. It meets national and state dance education standards and addresses 21st-century learning goals. As such, it offers a complete introductory dance curriculum with the flexibility of being used for one or more years of instruction.
📒Exploring Dance Forms And Styles ✍ Helene Scheff
✏Exploring Dance Forms and Styles Book Summary : This text and DVD package helps you to introduce students to a variety of dances without having to leave the classroom! It includes 39 dance performances and resources for 21 more dance forms.
📒Healthy And Sustainable Fundraising Activities ✍ Jenine M. De Marzo
✏Healthy and Sustainable Fundraising Activities Book Summary : "Healthy and Sustainable Fundraising Activities" offers a range of nonfood, ecofriendly, and physically active fundraising alternatives to conventional food and product sales. Clear and complete explanations in the text provide the necessary information and tools to help the even inexperienced fundraisers organize successful ecofriendly and health-inspired fundraisers in the community.
📒Caribbean Cultures In Perspective ✍ Gagne Tammy
✏Caribbean Cultures in Perspective Book Summary : Caribbean Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the cultures of the Caribbean with an emphasis on current cultures of the major regional countries. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Caribbean region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and contains the Caribbean region's languages, foods, music/dance, colonial history, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the region today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies for informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.