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Friday, April 13

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    Dancers Among Us - A series of photos of people dancing through daily life (a couple of images are not classroom appropriate)
    Dance Education
    P.S.PS Dance! Dance Education
    Dance as Metaphor
    How the Planets Dance - Interesting blog post that uses brightly colored, "spirograph-like" drawings to visualize the movement of the planets
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    Dance as a Daily Activity
    Dancers Among Us - A series of photos of people dancing through daily life (a couple of images are not classroom appropriate)
    Dance Education
    P.S. Dance Education in Public Schools

    Dance as Metaphor
    How the Planets Dance - Interesting blog post that uses brightly colored, "spirograph-like" drawings to visualize the movement of the planets
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Monday, January 22

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    Why Trust is Worth It
    Pedagogical Articles
    Drills: You Need More of Them by Joel Torgeson
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    Aesthetics & Styling
    Practicing Leg Lines with Tendus
    Staying Into CompressionWCS Styling Checklist
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    Beginners
    Seven Challenges of West Coast Swing
    Compression
    Staying Into Compression
    Drills
    Drills: You Need More of Them by Joel Torgeson
    Body Roll Drill
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    Pedagogical Videos
    Angles
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    Enra Pleiades
    Gary McIntyre & Susan Kirklin - "Kids at Play" 2012 Balloon Routine
    This Haunting Figure Skating Routine Will Make You Feel the Music in Your Bones (to The Sound of Silence by Disturbed)
    Examples
    Swing Dancers - set to "All About the Music" by DJ Z-Trip
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    Why Trust is Worth It
    Pedagogical Articles
    Drills: You Need More of Them by Joel Torgeson
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    Animated Sheet Music for Miles Davis's //So What//, Charlie Parker's //Confirmation//, & John Coltrane's //Giant Steps//
    April Hoffman - Once the page loads, click on movies, then look for Let's Get It Started to see an example of how one teen is using the avatars and backgrounds from videogames to create her own machinima-style music videos.
    Automatica: Robots vs. Music by Nigel Stanford (See his work on other themes here)
    Ben Zander - Pop! Tech 2008
    @ Yahoo! Video
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    5) What differences are there in formulaic representations v. music that makes unique creative contributions v. music that supports or catalyzes innovation v. musicians who engage in improvisation?
    6) How are musicians interfacing with other genres to create new forms of expression?
    ExamplesExamples: Harmony
    Musician Explains One Concept (Harmony) in Five Different Levels of Difficulty (Ft. Jacob Colier & Herbie Hancock - Wired)
    General Examples

    Amazing Juggling Finale - Watch without sound, then add sound. A great example of how music changes everything!
    Animated Sheet Music for Miles Davis's //So What//, Charlie Parker's //Confirmation//, & John Coltrane's //Giant Steps//
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    Does Adele's music move you to tears? Scientists identify the bits in songs that make you cry
    HAPPY BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS: WHY THIS SONG HAS GRABBED THE NATION
    Ice Music: Building Instruments Out of Water
    Music - Cherice's most recent bookmarks re: the topic
    Oliver Sachs Podcast Discusses imagination and music
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    Scientists Made Music From the Human Microbiome, and It’s Seriously Cool
    Social Music: Top 5 Sites to Build a Playlist (includes: Slacker, Favtape, Blip.fm, 8tracks, Grooveshark)
    Songs - Page of information, materials, and songs for teaching specific topics in world language classrooms
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Sunday, December 17

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    Garmston, Robert J., & Wellman, Bruce M. (1999). The adaptive school: A sourcebook for developing collaborative groups. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-926842-91-9. This book provides a series of useful strategies for facilitating collaborative groups. chericem1
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    {Chapter5TheImportanceOfMentorsLogo.JPG} - Excellent overview of the whats, whys, and hows of mentoring from Educause
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    {TypesOfMentoringFunctionsLogo.JPG} - Outlines advantages and disadvantages of each for both the mentor and the mentee (from Educause)
    Ganser, Tom. (1997, Winter). What are the important mentor roles? MLRN's Mentor Journal, 1. Retrieved February 21, 2007, from http://www.mentors.net/03journal/j1_ganserroles.html
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    {Lipton.jpg} Lipton, Laura, Wellman, Bruce, & Humbard, Carlette. (2003). Mentoring matters: A practical guide to learning-focused relationships. Sherman, CT: MiraVia, LLC. ISBN 0-9665022-2-1. http://www.miravia.com
    This teacher-friendly book contains information regarding the tensions inherent in mentoring new teachers, offers practical strategies for balancing these tensions, outlines verbal techniques for mediating thinking, and provides a useful collection of reproducible inventories, rubrics, templates, and other tools to support both mentors and mentees. Image source: http://www.miravia.com/images/Mentor%20cov2ndEd.jpg
    Mentoring - Cherice's recent bookmarks on the subject
    Mentoring Scenarios for Student Teachers from chericem
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    Mentee http://www.kdp.org/publications/studentteacheradvocate/coachscorner.htm
    Mentoring Students
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    Music Related to Mentoring
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    with mentoring?)
    Quotations
    The Power of Conversation
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    DePorter, Bobbi, Mark Reardon, & Sarah Singer-Nourie. (1999). Quantum teaching: Orchestrating student success. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon. ISBN 0-205-28664-X.
    Eisner, Elliot W. (2002). The arts and the creation of mind. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09523-6.
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    0-87120-307-3. http://www.ascd.org
    Lundberg,

    Lundberg,
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    0-14-028643-8. http://www.penguinputnam.com
    Lundin, Stephen C., Harry Paul, & John Christensen. (2000). Fish! NY: Hyperion. ISBN 0-7868-6602-0.
    Resources
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