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x, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Dance teachers lcsh
Gender group: gdr Women lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat Americans lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226) and index.
"This book provides dance educators with tools to refocus teaching methods to celebrate the pluralism of the United States. The contributors discuss how to diversify dance history courses in higher education and ballet technique classes, choreographing dance about socially charged contemporary issues and incorporating Native American dances into the curriculum, among other topics"-- Provided by publisher.
How to create a culturally relevant classroom -- What Is culturally relevant teaching? -- Toolkit for teaching culturally relevant pedagogy -- Nuts and bolts : how to develop a culturally relevant class culture -- Culturally relevant teaching and critical dance pedagogy for classes pertaining to the dancing body -- Culturally relevant ballet -- Culture, music and composition class -- Critical dance pedagogy for repertory : two case studies / by Selene Carter and Nyama McCarthy-Brown -- Critical dance pedagogy and diversifying content and approaches to dance education -- Reshaping dance history by deconstructing whiteness / by Julie Kerr-Berry -- Native American dance history and Powwow styles / by Kelly Fayard -- World Dance : retire the term -- From conservatory training to teaching dance in public schools : a cultural shift / by Corrine Nagata with Liza D. Kroeschell.