Posts Tagged ‘iTunes’

Variations on a Theme

Recital themes open up creative possibilities—and can be super fun for everyone by Karen White To theme or not to theme? Many studio educators ponder that question when recital planning time rolls around. Some believe recital themes are limiting and shy away, while others might feel their previous attempts at themes fell flat and weren’t…

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The Price of Rights

Learn to navigate music licensing by Chris Koseluk Can you imagine dance classes without music? The tunes that fill the studio as your students’ feet hit the floor are necessary tools of the trade. But studio owners and teachers should know there is a cost. You are legally obligated to obtain permission for the songs…

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FYI | Choreography Assistant App

What’s up in the dance community Stuck in a choreography slump? Surprisingly, there’s an app for that. Dance Maker, a free app from the Dance Education Laboratory at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, offers tips, prompts, and guidance to help dance teachers create choreography. Users can choose from hundreds of pre-selected themes such as…

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May-June 2010 | EditorSpeak

I’ve been listening to an intro to psychology course, taught by Yale University professor Paul Bloom and offered through iTunes U. It’s fun, and I’ve learned a lot. But I didn’t make any direct correlations between the course material and teaching dance until I got to Lecture 17: Self and Other, Part II. About nine minutes in, Bloom mentioned something called the “Pygmalion effect.” Bingo.

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