The fundamentals of dance
At Creative Minds our vision is to inspire Creative Learning through Performing Arts skills and techniques, allowing teachers to explore a range of learning styles. Our training supports schools with understanding the impact and benefits Creative Learning can have as a continuation of learning. By embedding Creative Learning strategies into every aspect of the school day children find ways to engage and learn, in a fun and safe way.
Who is the training for?
If you spend time with primary age children, thrive on developing young minds and want to learn how to embed simple, effective and fun creative learning activities into your learning, the this training is for you.
This course aims to develop the learner’s knowledge of the range of practical activities which can be delivered in the context of dance, with a focus on extra-curricular learning.
– Understand the fundamentals of planning, facilitating and reflecting on activities using dance themes and techniques
– Feel confident be able to deliver dance based activity sessions
-Be able to support children’s successful participation in drama based activities
-Feel confident to design, deliver and adapt dance based activity sessions for a range of ages
-Make a positive impact on the children they’re working with by developing confidence, performance skills and team work through dance related skills and activities
-Support children engage with the fundamentals of dance in a fun, imaginative and progressive way
-Make performing arts more enjoyable for children and young people… and much more!
The course can be completed at your own pace, and is broken down into bitesize modules and lessons.
The approximate course length is 10 minutes.
Once the course is completed all learners will receive a certificate and complimentary recourses to use in their own delivery.
Do I need to have experience in dance?
No! Within our training we break down the misconceptions of what Drama and Dance are and how they can be delivered and embedded into your school curriculum.
We focus on demonstrating the benefits and impact Creative Learning can have both academically and emotionally.
We wouldn’t expect you to do anything you wouldn’t ask the children to do……and that’s mostly have fun!
Completion of this training you will receive a certificate and example resources to use in your own practise.
About Creative Minds
Creative Minds is co-founded and owned by drama specialist Rebecca Evers and dance specialist Elle McHugh. As parents and qualified teachers Rebecca and Elle have years of experience of working with youngsters and alongside teachers, and other educational providers to make Creative Learning a sustainable teaching tool to embed into every aspect of the school day.
Through courses, training, resources and qualifications Creative Minds break down the many misconceptions that still surround Creative Learning delivery. With a focus on learning styles, methods and stimulus Rebecca and Elle work with schools, teachers and coaches to build confidence in Creative Learning delivery and provide practical strategies and approaches for cross curricular delivery.
Course materials will be available once you have enrolled on this course.