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“Count On It: Connecting Creative Movement with the Math Curriculum”
This active workshop for teachers of grades K-5 helps teachers find creative connections to the Common Core Standards in Math by integrating the art of dance. Learn some exciting movement strategies for the elementary classroom while gaining an understanding of elements of dance as an art form. Experience the connections between counting and cardinality in some addition/subtraction dance activities. Reinforce your skills of working with money by buying locomotors and non-locomotors from a Dance Bank and create dance phrases with your purchases. Use your body as the ultimate math manipulative, as you learn to apply principles of design to the shapes and patterns you create.