What is my unique perspective on dance education? What do I believe and value in dance teaching? What are the unique features and circumstances of my school that affect my teaching?
- Week 2: Standards and Artistic Processes
What are the National Dance Standards? How can I align my teaching vision with the National Dance Standards? What are the ways I can engage my students in dance?
- Week 3: Yearlong Planning
What concepts will I cover throughout the year? What is the best way to organize my year? When is the best time to cover certain topics?
- Week 4: Curricular Goals & Unit Maps
What are my goals for each unit? What is the overall trajectory of each unit?
- Week 5: Learning Objectives
What are my specific learning objectives for each unit? How do I connect my learning objectives to the National Dance Standards?
How do I use assessment to track progress? What assessments will I use throughout each unit?
What should my lesson plan look like? What activities will I do in each lesson? How can my activities stay connected to the National Dance Standards and my assessments?
- Week 8: Implementing Curriculum, Delivering Effective Lessons, & Final Questions
What are other things I should take into consideration when delivering my lesson plans? How can I be the most effective teacher I can be?