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The Golden Age of Broadway
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the golden age of musical theatre on Broadway. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
Theater
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Author:
Albert Robertson
Date Added:
01/20/2016
Instructional Plan: About Face: How Dancers Use Space
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A study of how the element of space is used in dance for fourth and fifth grade students.  Students will explore how the dancer’s orientation and relationship to the space can be varied to create interest in choreography.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
Michelle Milligan
Date Added:
01/07/2021
Instructional Plan: Developing Student Voice through Creative Dance
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The exercises in this plan are designed for students to exercise improvisation skills and creative thinking in dance movement. The exercises could be used as warm-up activities, or could lead to a larger choreographic project. This instructional plan is designed to be used in parts or whole.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
Michelle Milligan
Date Added:
12/29/2020
Jitterbugs, Swing Kids, and Lindy Hoppers
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the cultural impact of swing dancing. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Author:
Melissa Jacobs
Date Added:
01/20/2016
Lesson 3: Hopi Traditional Dance and Song
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An exploration of the symbolism and imagery of corn and environment as manifested in Hopi song and traditional dances. Students analyze examples of historical and contemporary Hopi song and examine images of Hopi dance in order to expand cultural awareness.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Date Added:
10/22/2019
Progression Chart: Elementary Dance Arts Standards of Learning
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This resource demonstrates the 2020 Dance Arts Standards of Learning for elementary in a chart format that shows the progression of the standards from grades kindergarten through fifth.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/18/2020
Progression Chart: High School Dance Arts Standards of Learning
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This resource demonstrates the 2020 Dance Arts Standards of Learning for high school in a chart format that shows the progression of the standards from grades nine through twelve.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/18/2020
Progression Chart: Middle School Dance Arts Standards of Learning
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This resource demonstrates the 2020 Dance Arts Standards of Learning for middle school in a chart format that shows the progression of the standards from grades six through eight.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/18/2020
Resource Document: Engaging English Learners in Dance Instruction
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The attached infographic resource document descibes ways to engage English Learners in dance classrooms by making learning visible, supporting the language of visual arts, connecting learning to students' backgrounds and skills, using cooperative learning structures and strategies, and reducing cognitive load and allowing processing time.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/18/2020
Rock 'n' Roll: Beginnings to Woodstock
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the early history of Rock and Roll music. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
History/Social Sciences
American History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Author:
Melissa Strong
Date Added:
01/20/2016
Webinar: Digital Learning with eMediaVA
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This webinar and presentation is a previously recorded session, Digital Learning with eMediaVA presented by Lindsey Horner.Webinar Description: This webinar presents information about media and educational resources from WHRO Public Media for fine arts educators. Lyndsay Horner, Manager of eMediaVA will led the one-hour session in July 2020. The session includes how to access eMediaVA and how to find resources to support student learning in fine arts areas of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
Theater
Visual Art
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/23/2020
Webinar: Digital Resources for Fine Arts Educators from the Library of Congress
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This webinar will explore the digital resources of the Library of the Congress for fine arts instruction. Engagement with primary source images, objects and documents can spark critical thinking, deeper learning and interdisciplinary connections for students. Join Sherry Levitt and Cynthia Szwajkowski from Teaching with Primary Sources, Virginia (TPSVA) for a lively, interactive exploration of the Library's rich, digital collections for in-person and virtual instruction. As a demonstration, special guest Carolyn Bennett, former Library of Congress Teacher-in-Residence, will model an activity using WPA Posters.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
Theater
Visual Art
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/22/2020
Webinar: Diversity and Inclusivity in Dance Education
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This webinar focuses on topics of diversity and inclusivity of dance. The presentation includes an explanation of why diversity and inclusivity are important, the differences between diversity and inclusivity, and an exploration of the meaning and purpose of dance of diverse cultures. Resources for including diverse styles of dance will be shared.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/23/2020
Webinar: Education Resources from Virginia's Cultural and Historical Museums and Sites for Fine Arts Educators
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Educational resources provided by Virginia's history and cultural museums offer educators the opportunity to form deep classroom connections to Virginia history and culture.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
Theater
Visual Art
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/23/2020
Webinar: Elements of Dance
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This webinar introduces ways to help students identify the elements of dance (body, energy, action, space, and time) and use them to explore and create. The presentation includes a discussion of how, from elementary through secondary grade levels, students can build dance skills and techniques by integrating elements of dance into their performances and by evaluating the use of dance elements.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/23/2020
Webinar: Overview of the Creative Learning Process with Kid Pan Alley
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This webinar and presentation is a previously recorded session, Overview of the Creative Learning Process with Kid Pan Alley.Webinar Description: In this overview of creative learning processes, we will provide teachers with a variety of tools and strategies that they can implement within their classrooms.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
Theater
Visual Art
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
12/08/2020