Susan Hartley honors the foundation that the arts are central to teaching and learning. Collaboration, integration, engagement, challenge, and celebration are key components to a student’s successful learning experience. Susan, a 40-year veteran dance educator holds NC licensure, a BA in Dramatic
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Movement for Body, Brain and Soul
Anne Green Gilbert’s Brain Dance follows developmental sequences that activate the entire brain and prepare it for recall, comprehension and retention of new knowledge, invigorate and relax the body and mind, and create positive social interaction. Eye tracking explicitly improves reading comprehension, concentration and focus.
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A clean, open space to safely facilitate movement, wall space to hang visuals. A CD or iPod sound system, whiteboard or graph paper/easel. If class workshop is for students, classroom teacher present and sharing in learning/teaching experience.
R1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and make logical inferences from it.
R4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text.
R10 Read and understand complex literacy and informational texts connecting prior knowledge and experiences to text.
L3 Apply knowledge of language to make effective choices for meaning or style, and comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
L5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language and nuances in word meanings.
CP.2.2 Recognize that, exemplify, use that concentration is an important part of dance.
C.1.2 Recognize, understand, exemplify connections between dance and concepts in other curricular areas.
C.1.3. Promote health, physical safety and reduced risk of injury
Competency Goal 4: The learner will apply and demonstrate critical and creative thinking skills in dance. (National Standard 4)
Competency Goal 6: The learner will make connections between dance and healthful living. (National Standard 6)
Competency Goal 7: The learner will make connections between dance and other content areas. (National Standard 7)
Dr. Brenda Whiteman, Arts Education Coordinator, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools firstname.lastname@example.org
Liz Droessler, Arts Education Supervisor email@example.com
Shana Adams, Director Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools/Community, Durham Arts Council firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon notice – we shall reschedule