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Thursday, June 15 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arts Experience: Dance Elements and the Brain Dance

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Participants will explore each of the four dance elements (body, energy, space, and time) and use these to manipulate the BrainDance, which is a brain-centered movement progression used to focus, direct, and expand attention and interdisciplinary learning in the classroom.  Participants will specifically use the elements and the founding tenets of the BrainDance to create movement to accompany the instruction of "high frequency words" and basic math equations in the classroom.  Curricular and non-curricular movement activities, as well as classroom management strategies for making interdisciplinary dance instruction immediately successful, will be shared as well as a rubric that can be used to formatively and summatively assess independent teaching in this type of instruction.

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Julie White

Mississippi Arts Commission (USA)
Julie White, Associate Professor and Director of Dance Education, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in performance from the University of Illinois and a Master of Fine Arts in choreography from the Ohio State University, along with Ohio Licensure in K-12 Dance Education.  She performed... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Hall C

Attendees (20)