Teaching DANCE for Understanding: Bringing DANCE to Physical Education!
LEARN SIMPLE and FUN MOVES THAT EXPLORE A VARIETY OF DANCE STYLES AND DEVELOP PHYSICAL LITERACY THROUGH DANCE!
TEACHING DANCE FOR UNDERTANDING - TEACHING DANCE IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Teaching Dance for Understanding (TDfU) offers educators a simple framework and activities that optimize student engagement, physical activity, positive thinking, group work, and creative thinking skills. This active learning workshop goes through the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework where educators learn how to implement engaging, relevant and physically-active plans and units. Participants will explore a variety of dance genres (Hip Hop, African, Bollywood, Pop etc.) and learn how to lead simple dances using an interACTIVE class style. Teachers will also gain an understanding of different ways to assess outcomes for National and State Standards in Physical Education and Dance.
“THIS WAS A SERIOUSLY AWESOME WORKSHOP! I can’t wait to share it with my students!” –PE Institute Delegate
FULL-DAY PROFESSIONAL LEARNING WORKSHOP
Friday, March 13
Registration ends on March 7th. No onsite registration available.
Free parking upon registration.
SCECHs will be offered. Check only made out to GVSU - $10.00. You must provide your PIC on the sign in form.
EDUCATION FEES: $25USD
You will be on your own for lunch. You can bring a lunch or eat on campus at a variety of locations.
Teaching Dance for Understanding www.TDfU.net
Email: Ingrid Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fitnessgram Winter 2020 dates
4/14/2020 – 8:30-9:45 during PED 240
Physical Education Spotlights
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Rachael Chase won the SHAPE America Presidential Scholarship for 2018
Rachael Chase was awarded the 2018 Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship by SHAPE America. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who are members of SHAPE America.