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Martha Graham

Collection: Women in the Arts
From providing historical inspiration to preserving cultural traditions to pushing the boundaries of creativity, explore the contributions women have made and continue to make to the arts.
Dance, Dance Legends, Music Legends, Musicals, Literature, Poetry, Theater

Russia

Collection: Russia
Sputnik and space travel, a soviet-born ballet dancer and choreographer of incredible talent, and a dance called the troika – learn about all this and more in this journey through Russia’s art and history
Asia, Ballet, Europe, Dance, Choreographers

Pointe Shoes

Collection: Ballet Resources
What does ballet have to do with the Russian Revolution? What's a plié or a jete or cinquième? How do ballerinas condition their bodies to perform like athletes? Delve into an art form with a language all its own and a rich history interwoven with cultural revolution, political rebellion, and artistic innovation.
Ballet, Dance, Dance Legends, Choreographers

Dancing feet

Collection: Dance Resources
What’s the difference between troika and hula? How can dance tell stories and preserve histories? Discover dance and its impact on culture by exploring Ancient Egyptian rituals and Native American legends. Learn how dance tells stories and poems through a language of movement and music, and pick up a few moves yourself.
Ballet, Choreographers, Dance, Dance Legends, Hip-Hop, Jazz, World Cultures

Red Poppy

Collection: Asia
Fish painting, lion dances, larger-than-life calligraphy and a tornado of fire... experience the vibrant diversity of the arts across Asia.
Asia, China, India, Japan, Dance, Folklore, Music, Theater, Visual Arts, World Cultures

Javanese dancer

Collection: Asian-Pacific Islander
Artists from Indonesia set out on a cultural exchange with the Chicago theater scene. Watch a demonstration of Javanese dance, and learn all about the monkey dance from Bali
Asia, World Cultures, Folklore, Dance

Chinese lion dancer

Collection: China
An army of buried warriors, lion dances, dancing shadows and a tornado of fire... experience the vibrant diversity of the arts across China
Asia, China, Dance, Music, Visual Arts, World Cultures

African-American Boy

Collection: African-American History
Learn about the African American experience through the arts — and discover the contributions of African Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
Africa, America, Folklore, Geography, History, Jazz, Music, Playwrights & Plays, Dance, Blues

African men

Collection: Africa
Discover the real story of the Lion King and the rich tapestry of sounds from North African cultures.
Africa, Animals, Dance, Folklore, Music, Puppets, World Cultures

Stage Fright

Article: Scare Away Stage Fright
Help your child let go of performance fears
Backstage, Ballet, Broadway, Dance, Family, Musicals, Opera, Orchestra, Young Artists

Young Dancers

Article: Child's Play or Real Ambition?
How to connect your child with the performing arts
Young Artists, Family, Ballet, Dance, Musical Instruments, Music, Opera, Theater

Young Girls Doing Ballet On Stage

Article: Good Moves for Young Dancers
Expert tips for preventing—and treating—injuries in young dancers
Dance, Family, Physical Activity, Young Artists, Ballet

Mom and Daughter Doing Crafts

Article: Giving Feedback: Food for Thought for Parents
How can parents talk with and engage with their kids about their creative work? Here are seven suggestions to get you started
Family, Young Artists, Theater, Music, Dance, Ballet, Poetry

Kids Dancing

Article: Keep Moving: Keep Kids Dancing
Help make community connections to bring dance to your child's classroom
Dance, Physical Activity

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 5
Demonstrating and understanding dance in various cultures and historical periods
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 6
Making connections between dance and healthful living
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 7
Making connections between dance and other disciplines
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 4
Applying and demonstrating critical and creative thinking skills in dance
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 1
Identifying and demonstrating movement elements and skills in performing dance
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 2
Understanding choreographic principles, processes, and structures
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 5-8 Dance Standard 3
Understanding dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 5
Demonstrating and understanding dance in various cultures and historical periods
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 6
Making connections between dance and healthful living
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 7
Making connections between dance and other disciplines
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 4
Applying and demonstrating critical and creative thinking skills in dance
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 1
Identifying and demonstrating movement elements and skills in performing dance
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 2
Understanding choreographic principles, processes, and structures
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade 9-12 Dance Standard 3
Understanding dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 5
Demonstrating and understanding dance in various cultures and historical periods
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 6
Making connections between dance and healthful living
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 7
Making connections between dance and other disciplines
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 4
Applying and demonstrating critical and creative thinking skills in dance
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 1
Identifying and demonstrating movement elements and skills in performing dance
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 2
Understanding choreographic principles, processes, and structures
Education, Dance

Content & Achievement Standard: Grade K-4 Dance Standard 3
Understanding dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
Education, Dance

Twenty-First Century

Take Five: Arts in the 21st Century Classroom
The skills our students need can be readily integrated into arts lessons and vice versa
Theater, Music, Literature, Dance

Cultural Dancers

Take Five: Cultural Connections
Enliven and enrich your cultural heritage month observances through the arts
Music, Dance, Theater, Poetry, Literature, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Native America, World Cultures, India

Art Teacher With Students

Article: Do Tell: Giving Feedback to Your Students
How can arts educators provide engaging and useful feedback? Here are seven suggestions to get you started
Education, Young Artists, Musical Instruments, Theater, Literature, Music, Poetry, Ballet, Dance

Story to Life

Tipsheet: Stories Brought to Life
Learn about ways to increase student participation and skill building during interactive read-alouds
Theater, Music, Language, Education, Dance

Students Dancing

Tipsheet: Shall We Dance?: Foolproof Ways to Bring Dance into Your Classroom
Try these five easy ways to use dance and movement in your classroom
Dance, Education, Family, Music, Young Artists

Footsteps

Tipsheet: Social Dances for Upper Elementary
Some fun social dances to try with your upper-elementary-level students
Dance, Education, Music, Physical Activity

appalachian spring

Tipsheet: Dance and Historical Events
Dance helps students better understand the far-reaching impact of historical events on many areas of a nation’s life
Dance, History

Student Critique

Tipsheet: Thinking Outside the Test
Introduction to performance assessment, which provides educators with "real-world" arts assessment strategies
Education, Young Artists, Visual Arts, Dance, Musical Instruments, Poetry

Kids Dancing

Tipsheet: Five Easy Social Dances for Early Elementary
Channel your students’ love of movement with these easy social dances
Dance, Education, Music, Physical Activity

Elementary school girls dancing

Article: How Dance Can Teach Literature
How to incorporate dance into a traditional English classroom
Dance, Education, Literature, Young Artists

East High School Dancers

Article: Encouraging Your Students to Become Choreographers
Use these great ideas to get your students choreographing at your school
Broadway, Choreographers, Dance, Musicals, Theater, Young Artists

moccasins

Grades 6-8 Lesson: Moccasins Are Made for Dancing
Students will read either of Tomie DePaola’s versions of two Native American legends: The Legend of the Bluebonnet or The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush.
Dance, Folklore, Native America, America, World Cultures

Model of a human showing muscular striations kicking a soccer ball.

Grades 6-8 Lesson: Systems of the Body: Movement and Choreography
In this lesson, students will create movement patterns that express information about the basic systems, organs, and processes of the human body
Choreographers, Dance, Physical Activity, Science

Ballerina

Grades 6-8 Lesson: Elements of Ballet
Explore and discover the elements of dance by demonstrating various simple movements. This exercise will help assess the students’ level of experience and ability.
Ballet, Dance

Martha Graham's Errand into the Maze

Grades 6-8 Lesson: Interpreting Mythology Through Dance
In this lesson, students learn about Ancient Egyptian rituals and attitudes about death and the afterlife.
Greece, Literature, Dance, World Cultures

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