Essentially, Nicole is a guest artist who comes to the school for 3-5 "Classroom Sessions" with the students. The content is driven by teachers' needs and curriculum goals.
Nicole's 5 Easy Steps to a Fantastic Residency:
All the activities are structured improvisations--ideal for students of all talents and skills. Teachers, regardless of their background, can implement these tools even after the residency is over. As a veteran, Nicole easily "reads the room," and individualizes her activities for a variety of students. There is a role for every child.
If you'd rather talk with Nicole, feel free to call her at 971-701-8662. Or use the contact form below to email a question.
You can make math dance?!?! Yes, we can! I will show you how, and we'll create a great class dance together. If you want a math residency, here are some topic ideas:
Science and dance are a natural fit. Systems, patterns, cause and effect can all be covered through dance. Here are some topic ideas:
Do dancers and engineers have anything in common? If you think of choreographers as inventors, then there's lots of possibilities. Can students “engineer” a dance that educates their audience about important civics/social science topics?
This residency is best for older students, grades, and could be particularly interesting at the high school level. (Grades 5-12)
Possible topics include:
Stuck in a chair reading for Language Arts? Get moving instead!
Too many people think History is boring, in my opinion. I actually have a B.A. in History, so I love it when I get to combine my love of history with my passion for dance. Students get to bring History to life, bonus!
Dance is a natural teacher of many social/emotional lessons. Here are some topics we have covered: