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Entries Tagged as 'Guest Voices'

Why Dance Matters: more voices from the dance classroom

May 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Guest Voices, why dance matters

by Randy Barron, a dance educator who is putting his own classroom experiences into the blog Classroom Choreography… At the end of a short Classroom Choreography residency in Arizona, I asked students to reflect in writing on their experiences making dances about poetry. One of my 5th grade students (a boy!) said on his closing […]

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Guest Voice: developmental movement for special needs students

October 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Autism, Guest Voices

When two autism classes were added to my schedule this year, I was grateful to make contact via Anne Green Gilbert with other dance educators who work with special needs & autistic children. Thusfar, this small support group of colleagues communicates somewhat erratically by email, but what a relief it is to hear from others!  […]

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Guest voice: Post-performance blues

June 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Guest Voices

It’s been my hope & intention that this blog might be a means for myself and others to converse with each other from our isolated locations as dance educators.  All for the purpose of sharing ideas, anxieties, questions, solutions, hopes, and humor as we hone our skills for the daily diet of dance we serve.  […]

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