Education: Dance

  • Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools book cover

    Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Barton

    The teaching of the arts and literacy in schools is often at odds with one another. The desire for schools to improve results on high stakes testing can lead to a narrow view of literacy rather than one that acknowledges the unique and distinct literacies that exist in the arts. With methods of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Dance Education and Responsible Citizenship: Promoting Civic Engagement through Effective Dance Pedagogies book cover

    Dance Education and Responsible Citizenship

    Promoting Civic Engagement through Effective Dance Pedagogies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Schupp

    Originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Dance Education, this collection brings together a number of insightful chapters which explore themes relating to responsible citizenship within dance education. Presenting research, scholarship, experiences and pedagogical approaches from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning book cover

    Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing-telling, Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Art, Artists and Pedagogy: Philosophy and the Arts in Education book cover

    Art, Artists and Pedagogy

    Philosophy and the Arts in Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta, David R. Cole

    This volume has been brought together to generate new ideas and provoke discussion about what constitutes arts education in the twenty-first century, both within the institution and beyond. Art, Artists and Pedagogy is intended for educators who teach the arts from early childhood to tertiary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • How Arts Education Makes a Difference: Research examining successful classroom practice and pedagogy book cover

    How Arts Education Makes a Difference

    Research examining successful classroom practice and pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josephine Fleming, Robyn Gibson, Michael Anderson

    This book presents ground-breaking research on the ways the Arts fosters motivation and engagement in both academic and non-academic domains. It reports on mixed method, international research that investigated how the Arts make a difference in the lives of young people. Drawing on the findings of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Dance, Access and Inclusion: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change book cover

    Dance, Access and Inclusion

    Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Charlotte Svendler Nielsen

    The arts have a crucial role in empowering young people with special needs through diverse dance initiatives. Inclusive pedagogy that integrates all students in rich, equitable and just dance programmes within education frameworks is occurring alongside enabling projects by community groups…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity: Critical Issues in Dance Education book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Dance Education around the World: Perspectives on dance, young people and change book cover

    Dance Education around the World

    Perspectives on dance, young people and change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Svendler Nielsen, Stephanie Burridge

    Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world.  Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures…

    Paperback – 2015-04-13
    Routledge

  • History Workcards 6 pack book cover

    History Workcards 6 pack

    1st Edition

    By Jane Bower

    These six packs of ten wipe-clean, practical work cards offer exciting and unusual ways to explore each historical period through hands-on art projects, drama, dance and writing activities. Designed for KS2, ideas may be adapted for younger children.…

    Paperback – 2007-03-14
    Routledge

  • Practical Creativity at Key Stages 1 & 2: 40 Inspiring Lessons in Drama, Dance, Art and Literacy book cover

    Practical Creativity at Key Stages 1 & 2

    40 Inspiring Lessons in Drama, Dance, Art and Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Jane Bower

    Teachers looking for practical ways to incorporate art, drama, dance and creative writing into their primary curriculum will be inspired by this activity-based book, divided into ten themed areas such as colour, materials, history, poems, and the rainforest. For each theme there are four clearly…

    Paperback – 2005-07-07
    Routledge

  • Creative Movement and Dance in Groupwork book cover

    Creative Movement and Dance in Groupwork

    1st Edition

    A strong link exists between movement and emotions. This innovative book explores that link and provides 180 practical activities with a clear rationale for the use of dance movement to enrich therapy programmes. It presents an inspiring range of session ideas and insights. It features session…

    Paperback – 1997-10-31
    Routledge
    Creative Activities in Groupwork

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