Dance ED Tip #33:
Dance Teacher Summer Reading List

June 19, 2018 - Olivia Mode-Cater

It is summer! School is out and dance classes are over! It is finally time to rest, recover, and begin planning for next year. The summer is a wonderful opportunity to read and be inspired for 2018-2019 dance season. Here is my list of recommended summer reading:
  • Buckroyd, J. (2000). The student dancer. Emotional aspects of teaching and learning of dance. London: Dance Books.
  • Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990). Flow: The psychology of optimal experience. New York: Harper & Row.
  • Gibbons, E. (2007). Teaching dance: The spectrum of styles. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
  • Green-Gilbert. A. (2006).  Brain-compatible dance education.  Reston, VA: AAHPERD.
  • Green-Gilbert. A. (1992). Creative dance for all ages. Alexandria, VA: National Dance Association.
  • Joyce, Mary. (1984). Dance technique for children. Palo Alto, CA: Mayfield Pub. Co.
  • Kimmerle & Cote (2003). Teaching dance skills: A motor learning and development approach. Andover, NJ: Michael J. R. Publishing. ($40 at University of Windsor Bookstore
  • Minton, S. C. (2003). Dance, mind & body. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
  • Sophras, P. (2006). Dance composition basics. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
  • Smith-Autard, J. M. (2002). The art of dance in education (2nd ed.). London: A. & C. Black.

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