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Teaching Dance Online – Tips & Resources

Teaching Dance Online – Tips & Resources

How to teach elementary dance during distanced learning Considering how most teachers teach the subject of dance, pivoting it to online can be really hard to wrap your head around. Here are some tips and resources for keeping your online dance lessons meaningful and...

Teacher’s Guide To the Ontario Dance Curriculum

The Ontario Dance Curriculum is an ambitious document that holds a high standard for teaching dance in Ontario. While having high standards for arts curriculum is a good thing, it can often feel out of reach when the vast majority of teachers do not have the training...
Dance Phrase Activities in Elementary Dance

Dance Phrase Activities in Elementary Dance

How to teach dance phrases in elementary dance Dance phrases (or movement phrases) are frequently mentioned in elementary dance curriculum. But what are they and how do you use them effectively? What is a dance phrase? Dance phrases are “sentences” in...
5 Tips for Teaching Ballet to elementary students

5 Tips for Teaching Ballet to elementary students

For many non-specialist teachers, teaching dance itself is intimidating – let alone including ballet, the most technical of all dance styles. However, teaching ballet to your primary students can be really rewarding. It makes a mysterious and possibly...
Tips To Teach the Elements of Dance

Tips To Teach the Elements of Dance

Tips and Ideas for Teaching The Elements of Dance Do you need to teach the elements of dance but don’t know where to start? The elements of dance are the “building blocks” of dance and form the foundation of many dance education curriculums, such as...