Jun 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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CT 119 - Teaching Dance at the Elementary Level

Semester Hours: 3

This course prepares students to develop and implement a complete program in dance for the PreK-6 child. Students will study varied models for dance in the schools, and learn strategies to teach dance as a creative art form and as an integrated part of the elementary curriculum. Subjects include: the physical and perceptual development of children in relationship to teaching dance; practice in teaching strategies; lesson, class, unit and curriculum design with consideration of New York City, New York State and national standards for dance; modes of assessment; teaching varied populations; and the creative use of technology in the classroom. Class observations (20 hours) and lesson demonstrations are required.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.

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