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Books: The New Frontier

September 14, 2010 by

 
Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age
by Marilee Sprenger
ASCD
 
In a nutshell: A resourceful guide to teaching and understanding students with a “digital brain.”
If students’ talk of wikis, blogs, Skype and Twitter sounds like a foreign language, … Continue reading

Books and DVDs: Leader of the Pack

July 1, 2010 by

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life
by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
Crown Business
In a nutshell: Five necessary elements for creating balance.
 
This book tells the stories of women at the top, like … Continue reading

Books and DVDs: Summer Sampler

June 1, 2010 by

Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching
by Rory Foster
University Press of Florida
 
In a nutshell: A must-have manual for ballet teachers.
 
With this book, author Rory Foster, professor of dance emeritus at DePaul University, provides a valuable instruction … Continue reading

Books: Leading Ladies

May 7, 2010 by

Mary Day: Grande Dame of Dance in the Nation’s Capital
 
compiled by Elvi Moore 
The Laurel Fund for the performing arts
 
In a nutshell: A collection of personal conversations with Mary Day, the pioneer of ballet in Washington, … Continue reading

Dancewave: Victims of Fraud

April 2, 2010 by

 
Dancewave, a Brooklyn based nonprofit arts organization, was stunned recently to discover they had been the victims of a fraudulent transaction. Their pre-professional youth dance ensemble had  begun making travel plans to Scotland for the … Continue reading