Planning you dance classes doesn’t have to take over your life.

Get all of your planning done for the year in 8 weeks!

DET’s Roundtable is an 8-week program that will transform you from an overwhelmed lesson planner into a confident curriculum design expert! We will help you create a fully customized yearlong curriculum that fits you and your dancers’ needs. By the end of the 8 weeks, you will have created everything you need to teach your dance classes for the entire year.

 Begins on Tuesday, July 9 and ends on August 27.


What you won’t get:

  • The scramble of last minute planning
  • Anxiety that you don’t know what to teach
  • Wasting time creating exercises every year
  • Inconsistent results with your dancers

What you will get:

  • A yearlong curriculum you can use over and over
  • More free time during the year
  • University-quality training and resources
  • Individual attention and personalized feedback
  • Reusable templates
  • Consistent results
  • Lifetime access

What is included:

  • Weekly 1.5 hour LIVE group video calls
  • All video call recordings, so you don’t miss anything!
  • 2 private 30 minute calls to review your curriculum
  • Private Facebook group to ask questions and get feedback
  • Template to create Teaching Vision
  • Template for Yearlong Map
  • Template for Lesson Plans
  • Access to all Resources & Videos
  • Weekly feedback on all assignments and steps in the process
  • Additional materials/resources that would support your work

 

DET’s Studio Roundtable is perfect for:

  • Dance educators who want to create a curriculum they will reuse for years.
  • Dance educators who want to plan their whole year ahead of time.
  • Studio owners who want consistent results from all their teachers.
  • First year dance educators.

 

DET’s Studio Roundtable is not for:

  • Teachers who are not willing to show up for the group calls or do the weekly assignments.
  • Teachers who are not willing to look at their teaching through a new lens or perspective.
  • Teachers who want a ready-made curriculum; however, our ready-to-teach materials are perfect for this! Click here to check them out!  
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Roundtable Topics:

 

  • Week 1: Teaching Vision

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 studio that affect my teaching?

 

  • Week 2: Multi-Year Curriculum & Prior Knowledge

Where are my students currently in their journey to becoming an excellent dancer?   What do they already know how to do? Which year are they in from a multi-year perspective? What do I want the students to accomplish each year?

 

  • Week 3: Establishing Goals

What do I want my students to be able to do by the end of this year?   What skills, steps, and technical aspects do I want to focus on? How can I streamline all my faculty to cover the same topics each year?

 

  • Week 4: Yearlong Planning

What is the best way to organize my year? When is the best time to cover certain topics? What events at my studio affect my teaching?

 

  • Week 5: Learning Objectives

What are my specific learning objectives for each theme? How do I break down each skill by each part of the body?

 

  • Week 6: Lesson Structure

What should my lesson plan look like?   What exercises will I do in each class? How can I maximize my time so I can include enough time for technique and choreography?

 

  • Week 7: Choreographing Effective Exercises

How do I create effective technique exercises? In what order should I put my exercises for maximum results?

 

  • 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?