Dance Classroom Management: Least Invasive Intervention

Hello! Today’s Behavior Management Monday technique is called Least Invasive Intervention. It is part of a series of techniques used to create high behavioral expectations in the classroom. Of course, as a dance educator, as the founder and CEO of two dance education organizations, and as a dance educator coach, my primary current interest inContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Least Invasive Intervention”

Dance Classroom Management: Every Minute Matters

I appreciate the opportunity to share behavior management tips with a focus on Doug Lemov’s Teach Like A Champion for a few reasons. First, it gives me a sense of reward to feel that I am putting my best foot forward toward (hopefully) inspiring the coming generation of dance educators and aiding in putting goodContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Every Minute Matters”

Dance Classroom Management: Be Seen Looking

Hey everyone! It seems that I took an unplanned break from blogging to focus on some other areas of my dance business! But, now I’m back with new ideas and newly inspired, ready to start writing here again. A little earlier this evening, I was reading about teaching preschool dance classes, and the author recommendedContinue reading “Dance Classroom Management: Be Seen Looking”

But, what’s a hobby?

Okay, so the title of this blog might seem a bit ridiculous to some people. But, in the same way that I’ve always hated answering questions about what kinds of music I like (and, yes, I’m saving those juicy deets for another blog),  I’ve always hated answering the questions “What are your hobbies?” or “WhatContinue reading “But, what’s a hobby?”

What Is Your Primary Responsibility As A Dance Business Owner?

If you are a dance studio owner, if you run a dance education program that serves children in your local community, if you run any kind of business that provides the service of dance to clients, what is your primary responsibility? Some might say their main responsibility is to introduce students to the art ofContinue reading “What Is Your Primary Responsibility As A Dance Business Owner?”