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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

9AM-4PM  

EDUCATION FEES:  $25USD

Register Online

Teaching Dance for Understanding www.TDfU.net

Email:  Ingrid Johnson (johnsoi@gvsu.edu

 


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