After the 3 week pilot of our dance toolkit at Mudeford Infants School, we finally had chance to sit down with Kate Jennings, the Year 1 Teaching Assistant that Amy was working with, and get her honest thoughts about Groove Child and the Primary Dance Toolkit resource.
The feedback blew us away…
Continue reading “Groove Child INSET Training – helping Primary schools invest in children’s physical and emotional well-being”
Are you wondering which members of your teaching faculty would be PERFECT to train in and deliver the Groove Child syllabus, at your dance school?
This checklist will help…
Continue reading “The Qualities of a Groove Child Dance Teacher”
So! The first phase of the Mudeford Infants School ‘Groove Child Toolkit’ pilot is over…but the mission is not quite over.
One-to-one feedback between our facilitator and the school teacher is scheduled for this week and we can’t wait to gather further insight into the toolkit’s ease of use, and it’s potential for contributing to both the physical and emotional development of young children within a Primary school setting.
But first! The news I know you’ve been waiting for…
Continue reading “Mission Complete (well, almost)”
Session 2 of the great Groove Child Toolkit ‘experiment’ at Mudeford Infants has taken place! This time with a focus on EMOTIONS, using props to help the children project their feelings onto initially, as we set about working on a choreographed piece…
Continue reading “An Emotional Day…for our Primary Dance Toolkit!”
As part of our mission to inspire a more ‘whole child’ development approach to dance, we developed the Groove Child Primary Teachers Toolkit – filled with easy to use, creative and adaptable movement exercises for Primary school staff.
The toolkit is a way to inspire our school teachers to use dance and creative movement more frequently (daily, if possible!) as an active learning vehicle in the both the classroom and the the PE session.
Continue reading “Primary Dance Toolkit – at Mudeford Infants! How it went…”