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Dance About Anything by Helene Scheff
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This is a useful resource for physical education and dance teachers. Seven easy-to-follow student tasks help to summarise the dance making process, from choosing a topic, solving movement problems and creating movement phrases through to designing, revising and finally performing a completed dance. Worksheets help students to get involved in the process by encouraging them to make their own choices, do research on their selected dance topics and work together as a group towards a finished piece. This work provides teachers with hands-on tools, innovative ideas, and step-by-step procedures to follow when producing a student dance project.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Dance and Integrated Projects; Part I: Inspiration: From Selected Topics to Short Movement Phrases; Chapter 2: Concept Task: Choosing a Topic; Chapter 3: Investigation Task: Researching the Topic; Chapter 4: Exploration Task: Identifying Important Aspects of the Topic; Part II: Dance Design: From Solving Movement Problems to Exhibition; Chapter 5: Selection Task: Devising Movement Problems; Chapter 6: Development Task: Solving Movement Problems; Chapter 7: Refinement Task: Designing a Dance; Chapter 8: Exhibition Task: Revising and Performing Student Work; Part III: Integrated Projects: From Thematic Planning to Exhibition; Chapter 9: Defining Integrated Projects; Chapter 10: Creating an Integrated Project: The Process Is the Process; Chapter 11: Moving the Project Forward; Chapter 12: Sparking Students' Interest: Effective Teaching, Facilitating, and Coaching; Chapter 13: Exhibiting Integrated Projects; Part IV: Three Complete Themes and Integrated Projects; Chapter 14: Math: It's All In The Words (K - 4th grade); Chapter 15: Community: Community Quilt (5th grade - 8th grade); Chapter 16: Prejudice and Human Rights: Anna and the King (high school).

Author Biography

Marty Sprague is a professional choreographer and performer with thirty years experience in public dance education. Helene Scheff has been a dance educator and administrator for 45 years in both the public and private sectors. Susan McGreevy-Nichols is the national director of Arts, Planning and School Support for the Galef Institute in Los Angeles. She was a dance teacher for over 25 years.
Release date NZ
March 31st, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
New title
Illustrations
12 illustrations, 13 photos
Imprint
Human Kinetics Europe Ltd
Pages
168
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9780736030007
Product ID
2059921

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