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October 9, 2019
by Jocelyn Coventry
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Dance: Choreographic Techniques

TDT: CHOREOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES – DISCUSSION  Select 2 or 3 videos of dance performance which you would use with pupils to help develop their understanding of choreographic techniques. Include a plan or written discussion on how you would use these videos with the class and how you would support their development. Videos:  Waacking routine: Commercial routine: […] Continue reading

January 11, 2019
by Laura Mason
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Teaching Across the Curriculum- First Dance Workshop

I attended my first dance workshop today with Eilidh Slattery. I didn’t really know what to expect as we entered the room, because I don’t think there was a lot of dance lessons when I was in primary school. Obviously, there was Scottish country dancing (which I loved), however, I do not remember any lessons […] Continue reading

September 14, 2017
by Jocelyn Coventry
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Discovering Maths in Dance

I have to admit, I am always one of the people who raise their hands when the question is asked: “Who here has an anxiety when it comes to Maths?” I still vividly remember receiving results from a maths test in primary 7 and thinking that this was it – me and maths weren’t compatible. […] Continue reading

January 14, 2017
by Liam Hamilton
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Dance in Primary Schools…

Today, we had our first dance input in our Primary Education course… Now, this is something I had never been interested in or had tried before. I must say though, it was a lot of fun, possibly due to the enthusiasm of the teacher. Obviously due to my huge lack of experience of dance, I […] Continue reading

January 13, 2017
by Erin Anderson
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Dance in the Primary School

With very little experience in teaching or partaking in dance, this was a daunting experience.  With only an hour class to start off, it was interesting how similar to PE dance is as there had to be a warm up and cool down then the main activity.  Actually taking part in a lesson that would be […] Continue reading

October 6, 2016
by Samantha MacDonald
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Appreciate and Evaluate a Dance Piece or Show (Dance 3H)

Tchaikovsky’s story of The Nutcracker was the dance piece that I decided to evaluate as it is one that I personally enjoy.However, it would be very difficult to evaluate the whole performance, so the excerpt which I have chosen is from  8:28 to 23:22. My Evaluation Choreography Staging Lighting Sound Costume   Continue reading

September 28, 2016
by Samantha MacDonald
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Tell a Dance Story (Dance 1-2H)

This task requires me to choose a nursery rhyme for which I will then devise a simple choreography to tell the story without using any words. On first thought I felt that this task would be simple however, when looking into nursery rhymes in detail, in order to see the story, the task turned out […] Continue reading

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