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Read To Learn…Dance To Move: A Literacy and Movement Program for Preschool and Kindergarten Students
Read to Learn… Dance to Move is a curriculum-based program that promotes language, literacy, and movement by engaging students through tactile learning, creative thinking, and imagination. The program was developed with an early childhood specialist and incorporates the State of Ohio educational standards.
It is expected that this program will improve children’s knowledge of:
At the end of the program every pre-k student will receive a copy of the book From Head to Toe by Eric Carle and every kindergarten student will receive a copy of the book Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae. Students have been delighted by this gift!
“My Class and I enjoyed the program very much. Ms. Anna our instructor was very knowledgeable. I learned from her as well as my students. One of my boys is very shy but by a few classes of the program he was so engaged with Ms. Anna and the program, he was answering her questions and dancing when it was time to dance. This could have not made me happier.” - Pre-K Teacher, Orchard STEM School
“The impact the program had on my students is greater than just an opportunity to dance. It required the students to control their movements, be self-aware/safe with their bodies and use their minds to understand and feel rhythms.” - Kindergarten Teacher, Adlai Stevenson Elementary
Ages: Two specifically designed programs for Pre-K and Kindergarten students.
Duration: 6-8 sessions/35-45 min each
Max Participants: 30
* Rates dependent on duration of program, number of students, and books needed. Discounts available if scheduling multiple classrooms in one day. Call DANCECleveland at 216.991.9000 for discounted rates and packages.
For more information or to schedule a program, please call DANCECleveland at 216.991.9000.
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