Creative Dance For All Ages 2nd Edition With Web Resource by Anne Green GilbertCreative Dance For All Ages 2nd Edition With Web Resource by Anne Green Gilbert

Creative Dance For All Ages 2nd Edition With Web Resource

byAnne Green Gilbert

Paperback | February 27, 2015

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Creative Dance for All Ages, Second Edition, has had a long history of providing a dance curriculum to teachers and students preparing to teach creative dance. Author Anne Gilbert demystifies expectations when teaching creative dance and provides the theory, methods, and lesson ideas for success in a variety of settings and with students of all ages. This one-stop resource offers dance teachers everything they need, including a sequential curriculum, lesson plans, instructional strategies, assessment, and other forms. It’s like having a seasoned dance teacher at your side offering inspiration and guidance all year long.

Internationally recognized master teacher and author Anne Gilbert Green presents creative dance for everyone and tips on meeting the challenges of teaching it. She offers a complete package for teaching creative dance that includes the theory, methodology, and lesson plans for various age groups that can be used in a variety of settings. Gilbert also offers an entire dance curriculum for sequential teaching and learning. The second edition of her classic text has been revised, reorganized, and updated to meet all the needs of dance teachers.

The second edition of Creative Dance for All Ages includes these new features:

• An easy-to-navigate format helps you quickly access the material and find lesson planning and assessment tools.

• Content reflects changes in the field of dance education to put you on the cutting edge.

• Forty age-appropriate and brain-compatible lesson plans are accessible through the web resource, which save prep time and help ensure compliance with the latest standards.

• Five downloadable video clips demonstrate the lesson plans and teaching strategies and how to put them to work in the classroom.

• Suggestions for modifying lessons help you include students of all abilities.

• Eight assessment forms and curriculum planning templates are adaptable to your needs.

If you’re a novice teacher, the book also contains these features to ensure effective instruction:

• The same conceptual approach to teaching dance was used in the first edition.

• A sequential dance curriculum helps you systematically cover a 10-week quarter or 16-week semester.

• Class management tips put you in control from the first day.

Creative Dance for All Ages, Second Edition, is an unparalleled resource for dance educators who are looking for a conceptual creative dance curriculum that will support teaching to learners of all ages. Whether in a studio, company, recreational, or educational setting, you will discover a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to teaching dance, emphasizing the how as much as the why.

Anne Green Gilbert founded the Creative Dance Center and Kaleidoscope Dance Company in Seattle, Washington, in 1981 and the Summer Dance Institute for Teachers in 1994. Anne has had a varied teaching career. She started as an elementary school teacher, moved on to dance and pedagogy classes at the University of Illinois at Chicago an...
Title:Creative Dance For All Ages 2nd Edition With Web ResourceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 2015Publisher:Human KineticsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I Fundamentals of Teaching Creative Dance

Chapter 1 Introduction to Creative Dance

Chapter 2 Planning and Teaching Your Creative Dance Class

Chapter 3 Developing Your Teaching Skills

Chapter 4 Warming Up, Teaching Concepts, and Cooling DownChapter 5 Locomotor and Nonlocomotor Movements

Part II Concepts and Sample Lesson Plans

Chapter 6 Place

Self-Space and General Space

Chapter 7 Level

High, Middle, Low

Chapter 8 Size

Big, Medium, Little, Far Reach, Mid-Reach, Near Reach

Chapter 9 Direction

Forward, Backward, Right Side, Left Side, Up, Down

Chapter 10 Pathway

Straight, Curved, Zigzag

Chapter 11 Focus

Single Focus, Multi-Focus

Chapter 12 Speed

Slow, Medium, Fast

Chapter 13 Rhythm

Pulse, Breath, Pattern, Grouping

Chapter 14 Energy

Smooth (Sustained), Sharp (Sudden)

Chapter 15 Weight

Strong, Light

Chapter 16 Flow

Free, Bound

Chapter 17 Body Parts

Head, Arms, Hand, Pelvis, Spine, Trunk, Legs, Feet

Chapter 18 Body Shapes

Curved, Straight, Angular, Twisted, Symmetrical, Asymmetrical

Chapter 19 Relationships

Over, Under, Around, Through

Chapter 20 Balance

On Balance, Off Balance

Chapter 21 Specialized Lesson Plans