Core Session Spotlight

Interlude Spotlight

TAA Networking & Collaboration Day

We Dance, We Learn: Embodied Investigation in the Classroom

Presenter: 

Amanda Pintore

Elementary/Lower Middle
Theatre
and Dance

These workshops will use dance and physical exploration to offer activities and strategies for incorporating movement into math, language arts, and science curricula, as well as classroom transitions and everyday assessments. Participants will leave with new curricular connections, examples of scaffolded lessons, and tools they can use to develop both verbal and non-verbal connections with their students.

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Monday 4-6
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Thursday 4-6
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Friday K-3
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Friday 4-6
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About the Presenter

Amanda Pintore

Amanda Pintore is a choreographer, director, and educator whose work focuses on movement and dance education, devised theatre, and developing theatre and dance performances with and for children ages two through six. She is associate director of performing arts and education and lead coordinator for the Theatre and Dance for the Very Young program at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, Kansas. She is also associate artistic director of Kerfuffle, a Midwestern theatre and dance company devoted to creating performances with and for very young children. She specializes in contemporary dance, early childhood dance practices, parent and child dance exploration, and dance integration in the classroom. She recently presented her research and performed Wonderwander, a dance performance for children ages two through five at the Dance and the Child International Congress in Adelaide, Australia.

Comments

KC
Brock
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July 24, 2020
Time spent learning from and with Amanda was a treat. Thank you Amanda for your positive energy and encouragement!
Kimberly
Christopher
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July 24, 2020
Amanda, you brought my sparkle back. I felt like I had lost it being in isolation for so long. You reminded me of my inner joy that I needed to let out. Thank you for being a wonderful human being.
Tanjarae
Porter
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July 24, 2020
SO glad that I was able to attend the wrap up session on today <3
Tanjarae
Porter
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July 17, 2020
Absolutely love dance maps and look forward to incorporating the dance sandwiches in my choreography unit
Julie
Sweat
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July 17, 2020
This course was taught by such an enthusiastic instructor, and the enthusiasm was contagious even in the virtual world!
Joanne
O'Kain
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July 17, 2020
I LOVED this class! Thank you!
Tanjarae
Porter
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July 16, 2020
Thank you for all of the tidbits about how I can use some of these strategies to help my students with choreography
Kimberly
Christopher
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July 16, 2020
I logged in my brain so many wonderful activities today to get my students moving. I am feeling so much better about this school year. Thank you Amanda!
Tanjarae
Porter
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July 15, 2020
This class is the definition of genuine joy <3 Amanda brings the magic to the space every session
Kimberly
Christopher
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July 15, 2020
What great math ideas! Thank you!
Tanjarae
Porter
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July 14, 2020
I loved all of the literacy related movement activities and look forward to being more intentional about incorporating literacy with movement and dance :)
Monica
Sanchez
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July 14, 2020
I enjoy today class!! Gracias
Julie
Sweat
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July 14, 2020
Another wonderful day! Where poetry meets-motion.
Tanjarae
Porter
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July 13, 2020
So excited about learning more practices to help with spatial awareness
Julie
Sweat
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July 13, 2020
Lots of wonderful movement ideas for ELA! Thank you
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