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Ode to My Feet

From ballet barres to bar room floors, From taps on hardwood planks to bare feet on marley mats, From shagging at a family wedding to hula lessons on a family cruise, From 5,6,7,8 right back to 1,2,3,4, From sequin leotards … Continue reading

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Shut Up!

I bet you’re reading because these words provoked you.  I’m sure if you haven’t heard this exact phrase, you’ve felt it, or maybe even said it.  It’s a lot easier to hear yourself think and to say what you need … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Push a Rope” (and other ridiculous insight from my Dad)

Today, my Dad would have been 56 years old.  After thinking about this blog for the last two months, I am almost afraid to write it tonight, because I worry that I won’t capture everything that I would want to … Continue reading

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Assessment – A dance teacher’s reflections…

Here is my assessment assignment for DCE 646 – Reflective Practice in K-12 Dance Education.  It’s long, but hopefully a good read.  I welcome any and all comments, challenges, and edits (my APA is weak, I know).  This is, obviously, … Continue reading

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#MondayMorningGlory 1.0 (Cross-post from Media and Technology Blog)

When everyone’s gone, and the lights go off on school, ever wonder what drives the people? What are teacher’s passions, goals, and daydreams. What brings wonder into our lives? Here are a few stories from Week 1.0 of the #MondayMorningGlory. … Continue reading

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Xtranormal – Twitter war, organized for commenting!

XtranormalI know it was hard to read, for those of you who tried, and I can’t stop thinking about the exchange I had on Saturday. So I spent some time organizing the Tweets into an Xtranormal movie. For the sake … Continue reading

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#Mondaymorningglory (Cross-post from Media & Technology Blog)

Just completed Twitter training with our entire staff on Friday and decided to try the following: (I totally stole this idea, so feel free to steal away for your own school/workplace!) Twitter Challenge – #mondaymorningglory Week 1.0 Hey folks! So, … Continue reading

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