Creating Classroom Arts Centers: Dance

In any arts integrated classroom, implementing arts integration strategies, aligning content standards organically with standards in the fine arts, and crafting quality arts integrated lessons is key. However, there is room to allow for open-ended, […] The post Creating Classroom Arts Centers: Dance appeared first on EducationCloset. View full post…

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This Groom Surprised His Bride With A Truly Epic Wedding Dance

Groom Hunter Heinrich sure can cut a rug.  At his July 9 wedding to Lexi Wilson-Heinrich in McKinney, Texas, he and his groomsmen surprised the bride with a choreographed dance to a variety of jams including “Forever” by Chris Brown, “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child, “I’ll Make Love To You” by…

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Week 13: Designing the Dance Performance Season

The Art of Curriculum Design. We are about 2/3 through this six month series where we have been exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through an arts […] The post Week 13: Designing the Dance Performance Season appeared first on EducationCloset. View…

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Week 12: Viewing Jazz & Hip Hop Dance

**FREE LESSON PLAN DOWNLOAD INCLUDED BELOW** Welcome to The Art of Curriculum Design. In this six month series we are exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through […] The post Week 12: Viewing Jazz & Hip Hop Dance appeared first on EducationCloset….

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Week 11: Viewing Ballet & Modern Dance

**FREE LESSON PLAN DOWNLOAD INCLUDED BELOW** Welcome to The Art of Curriculum Design. In this six month series we are exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through […] The post Week 11: Viewing Ballet & Modern Dance appeared first on EducationCloset. View…

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Week 10: Introduction to Dance

Welcome to The Art of Curriculum Design. In this six month series we are exploring the why and how of curriculum design via an Arts Appreciation course created through an arts collaboration. The first few […] The post Week 10: Introduction to Dance appeared first on EducationCloset. View full post…

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Books To Move To: Integrating Literature and Dance

Recently a visitor here at EducationCloset had requested book ideas for getting kids up and moving and interacting with the literature.  I remembered a book that I had recommended way back in October in an article about children’s books that could help free the inner artist but it also seemed…

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MusEffect: Inspiring Cyberbullying Prevention Through Dance in 2015

Over the last year, we’ve been in touch with Los Angeles-based non-profit dance company MusEffect after seeing their passion to use their talents towards cyberbullying prevention. Their Public Service Announcement, 953K – Inspiring Action Against Cyberbullying, generated over 1.2 million views and inspirational stories of healing and resolution from audiences…

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