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Millard, Lyman – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2018
One of Ohio's oldest public charter schools, Toledo School for the Arts (TSA) was forged from concerns about the state of arts education, especially performing arts and dance. For young people with a keen interest in the arts, any shortage of offerings limits opportunities and may lead to less engagement in school. The latest entry in the Pathway…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Art Education, Urban Schools, High Schools
Jacobs, Jenny – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Evidence exists that the performing arts (dance, music, and theatre) foster skills, qualities, and capacities that are vital to a 21st century education. However, despite being known to promote essential learning experiences, the performing arts are often overlooked, underfunded, and undervalued across institutions of higher education because of…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Dance Education, Music Education, Higher Education
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Jaeger, Suzanne – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2009
In this article, the author assumes that choreographers sometimes choose to present their dancers undressed because they believe it contributes to the meanings of the dance as a work of art. It is this idea that nudity can be artistically meaningful that the author wishes to explore. The author begins by defining "art dance" in relation to other…
Descriptors: Dance, Human Body, Art Expression, Aesthetics
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Perlshtein, Talia – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This article examines perceptions of observant dance teachers on aspects related to their professional world. The study included 119 teachers, graduates of the dance department at an academic- religious college of education in Israel. The data was collected through a structure questionnaire developed specifically for the study and through…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Church Related Colleges, Questionnaires
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Omasta, Matt; Graham, Mark; Milling, Stephanie L.; Murray, Elizabeth; Jensen, Amy Petersen; Siebert, Johanna J. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2021
Arts education advocates sometimes point to extrinsic benefits of arts learning, including Social Emotional Learning (SEL). This study considers if and how the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) in dance, media arts, music, theater, and visual art may align with SEL standards adopted by the state of Illinois, upon which other SEL standards have…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Art Education, National Standards, State Standards
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Gray, Phyllis; Rule, Audrey C.; Kirkland Holmes, Gloria; Logan, Stephanie R.; Alert, Andrea L.; Mason, Cynthia A. – Journal of STEM Arts, Crafts, and Constructions, 2016
This study examined the self-efficacy in science, art, dance, and music; attitudes concerning contributions of people of various ethnic/cultural groups; and science learning of students involved in an after-school arts-integrated science enrichment project. Students dramatized three traditional animal legends from African, Native American, and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Enrichment Activities
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Koff, Susan R. – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2017
Dance Education and Music Education are not the same, but are often considered together as Arts Education along with Theatre Education and Art Education. The history of Dance Education as a discipline is much shorter than Music Education, so Dance Education often looks to music education for leadership as well as scholarship. Remixing the…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Music Education, Art Education
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Sharp, Laurie A.; Coneway, Betty; Hindman, Janet Tipton; Garcia, Beth; Bingham, Teri – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2016
Classroom teachers are facing increasing responsibility to integrate the arts during literacy instruction. In order to address the arts effectively, teachers require understandings, confidence, and competence with visual arts, music, dance, and theater. Therefore, educator preparation programs must develop the knowledge and skills of preservice…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Art Education, Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education
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Warburton, Edward C. – Journal of Dance Education, 2017
Diplomacy is the art of relationships: the ability to work with individual to international-level concerns in a sensitive way. Like the diplomat, dance artists and educators know that success requires sensitivity to rapidly changing situational demands. A growing body of research suggests that the nonverbal art form of dance can be an effective…
Descriptors: International Relations, International Educational Exchange, Dance Education, Intercultural Communication
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Wakamatsu, Kori – Arts Education Policy Review, 2016
Teacher evaluation policy is a poignant and high-stakes issue. Driven by research, stakeholders are forging ahead with the premise that quality teachers are a critical, if not the most important, resource. As a result, many states are reforming procedures in response to educational reforms. The change to evaluate teachers in a systematic way has…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Principals, Feedback (Response), Administrator Attitudes
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Gibbs, Lisa E. – Journal of Dance Education, 2019
The 2001 reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act defined dance as an art form, designated the arts as core academic subjects, and called for highly qualified instructors in every classroom. These developments provided new opportunities for dance faculty in higher education preparing their students for life after college.…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Undergraduate Students, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Parsons, Ailsa; Omylinska-Thurston, Joanna; Karkou, Vicky; Harlow, Julianne; Haslam, Shelly; Hobson, Jessica; Nair, Kerry; Dubrow-Marshall, Linda; Thurston, Scott; Griffin, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
Routinely prescribed psychological therapies for depression are not always effective. Arts therapies, particularly Dance Movement Psychotherapy, may offer additional therapeutic mechanisms for depression. Therefore, client-reported helpful factors from various therapy types, along with client preferences, are key in devising new therapeutic…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Depression (Psychology), Psychotherapy, Counseling Techniques
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Bremmer, Melissa; van Hoek, Ellen – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2020
This article describes the qualitative study of the redesigning of a course based on the Canadian "4CO-teaching method" for student teachers. This method consists of four different phases of co-teaching: co-design, co-execution, co-debriefing, and coreflection. Through this way of co-teaching, student teachers in both primary education…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration, Student Teachers, Elementary Education
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Van Dyke, Jan – Journal of Dance Education, 2012
This article revisits ideas put forward at the beginning of an academic career and discusses the ways in which time and experience within academe has shifted the author's perspective. Specifically, focusing on the balance of artistic thinking with the widely perceived need to justify the arts in higher education, the author explores questions…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Dance, Higher Education, Liberal Arts
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Kish, Robin L.; Koutures, Chris G. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
Dancers are "artistic athletes." They must possess the strength, agility, power and flexibility of any athlete and perform with perfect musicality and emotion, demonstrating the artistry of the dance. As an art form dance continues to push the physical boundaries of the human body, increasing the inherent risks to the dancers. Most…
Descriptors: Athletes, Accident Prevention, Dance Education, Physical Education
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