This week my second graders are learning about the scientific method. We’re excited to add Science in Motion by Lisa Amstutz (an Ohio author) to our lesson. We’ve agreed on identifying dancers working with body parts in high, medium, and low space. We’ve added circular and angular movements. The class can observe and talk about their observations.

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Success Story: Dance Play

Using design thinking in dance education… We learn empathy by solving problems with and for other people. We learn to try new things when something doesn’t work. We make things we can really use & not all our projects look the same. We figure out what problem we’re having. We get to do what we want and still accomplish what the teacher wants. We stick with it even when it gets hard. We learn to solve problems and we solve them.

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