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Integrating Dance

workshops for teachers & students

Dance can be integrated with many other disciplines with integrity for learning in targeted content areas. Lessons are based on a conceptual framework to enable students to engage in 21st Century skills and apply the tenants of integration to their learning. They following are some dance integration possibilities, which also be springboards for other residency ideas for you or your students. Possibilities are endless!

Content Areas  Title Concept Grades
Dance and Science Shapes of Change: The Cycle of the Butterfly Pattern PreK-K
Dance and Science Weather Dances Cycle K-2
Dance and Science Balancing Forces Force K-2
Dance and Science Art of Variation Variation 6-8
Dance and Math Measuring Time: Units of Math & Dance Measurement Pattern K-2
Dance and Math Changing Supports: Fractions in Dance and Math Ratio 5
Dance and Math Geometric Transitions: Reflection, Rotation, & Translation Space 6
Dance and Language The Elaboration of Words and Actions Elaboration 3-5
Dance and Language  A Ship Shape Shop Shape preK-K

 

most lessons require 3 to 4 one hour class periods                                                         $100 per hour *

 
                                                                           * plus materials, mileage/airfare, per diem, lodging as applicable

 

For more information about dance integration workshops,
developing other customized programs,
and scheduling contact

Redeitha Weiss
Administrative Assistant
423-425-5204
redeitha-weiss@utc.edu

 

 

Integrating Music

K-12, Higher Ed classroom teachers & arts specialists

Learn about the issues of practice in integrating music with math, reading, or social studies. The workshop focuses on foundational ideas in designing concept-based music integration lessons, backwards design, assessment tools and strategies, and ways to share the student's work.  The lessons listed below may serve as a focus for a workshop with teachers or as a beginning point for constructing a residency with your students.

Content Areas Title Concept Grades
Music and Math Discovering Ratio through Music & Math Ratio 3-5
Music and Reading Moovin' & Groovin': Patterns at Play Pattern K-2
Music and Reading Twinkle, Twinkle Falling Star Variation 3-5
Music and Reading Too Much Talk Pattern K-2
Music and Reading Say, What? Subtext 3-5
Music and Social Studies Simple Gifts Interpretation 3-5
Music and Language Arts Arrow to the Sun Identity 3-5
Music and Language Arts Swingin' at the Hippo Hop Setting K-2
Music and Language Arts Telling the Story: Window Music & Little Train of the Caipira Sequence K-2

 

most lessons require 3 to 4 one hour class periods                                                           $100 per hour *

 
                                                                           * plus materials, mileage/airfare, per diem, lodging as applicable
  

For more information about music integration workshops,
developing other customized programs,
and scheduling contact

Susanne Burgess
Director of Music Education
423-425-5397
susanne-burgess@utc.edu

 
 
Integrating Visual Art
 
K-12, Higher Ed classroom teachers & arts specialists
 
Learn about the issues of practice in integrating the visual arts with math, science, language arts, or social studies. The workshops focus on foundational ideas in designing concept-based visual art integration lessons, backwards design, assessment tools and strategies, and ideas for exhibit of the students’ products and processes.  The lessons listed below may serve as a focus for a workshop with teachers or as a beginning point for constructing a residency with your students.

 

Content Areas Title Concept Grades
Visual Art and Language Arts What Makes a Book a Book? Structure K-1
Visual Art and Language Arts

Seeing a Story: Part One- Character

Part Two- Setting

Part Three- Point of View

Description 2-3
Visual Art and Science Colored Glue Mixture 2-3
Visual Art and Language Arts A Memory from my Youth Memory 4-5
Visual Art and Social Studies Who are We? Identity 4-5
Visual Art and Language Arts Look at Me! Magazine Covers Persuasion 5-6
Visual Art and Language Arts Witness Point of View 5-8
Visual Art and Math Envisioning Story Problems Narrative 5-8
Visual Art and Language Arts  I don't think it means what you think it means. Metaphor 4-5
Visual Art and World History Tasting Vinegar: Diversity in Belief in Sung Dynasty China Diversity 9-12

 

most lessons require 3 to 4 one hour class periods                                                            $100 per hour *

 
                                                                           * plus materials, mileage/airfare, per diem, lodging as applicable

   


For more information about visual art integration workshops,
developing other customized programs,
and scheduling contact

Joel Baxley
Director of Visual Art Education
423-425-4694
joel-baxley@utc.edu

 

 

 Integrating Drama

 
 K-12, Higher Ed classroom teachers & arts specialists
 
Learn about the issues of practice in integrating the drama with language arts, reading, or math. The workshops focus on foundational ideas in designing concept-based drama integration lessons, backwards design, assessment tools and strategies, and ways to share the stories work in both informal and formal performances.  The lessons listed below may serve as a focus for a workshop with teachers or as a beginning point for constructing a residency with your students.
 
Content Areas Title Concept Grade
Drama and Language Arts Creating Characters: Writing in Role Interpretation 6-8
Drama and Reading Mr. Plumbean's Point of View Point of View 3-5
Drama and Reading Yes, No, Maybe So? Expression K-2
Drama and Math Where should we sit?: The Performance Space and Audience Perspective 7-8
Drama and Reading Characters have Wants and Needs, Too! Point of View 2-3
Drama and Language Arts In My Own Words Interpretation 4-6
Drama and Social Studies Now Sell This! Culture 6-8
Drama and Reading Hidden Heros: The Outsiders Point of View 6-8
Drama and Reading Given Circumstances Cause and Effect 6-8
Drama and Reading What makes a great story? Context 6-8

 


For more information about visual art integration workshops,
developing other customized programs,
and scheduling contact

Laurie Melnik
Director of Theatre Education
423-425-5242
laurie-melnik@utc.edu

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