Articles by Mary Ellen Hunt
Tips for teaching dance to 3- to 6-year-olds
Creative dance means creative teaching, too. Though leading a class of 3-year-olds may sound like fun and games to the uninitiated, there’s a serious side to early childhood … Continue reading
A Memphis arts assessment pilot program tracks K–12 teacher performance.
How do you measure a teacher’s job performance? The Memphis school district has taken on that sticky and sometimes contentious question, piloting a solution last year … Continue reading
How three associate professors spent their sabbaticals
For full-time university faculty, sabbaticals are a welcome vacation. Deciding how they should be spent though, can be difficult. The possibilities seem infinite—some work on research projects, choreograph or … Continue reading
Five disaster scenarios and their antidotes
When it comes to the big show, most studio and school directors pride themselves on being as organized and in control as a four-star general to keep things from running … Continue reading
A high school and university dance program collaborate in Washington, DC.
Preparing high school seniors for college-level dance is never easy. Most students are unfamiliar with the options available, and preparing for auditions and more advanced … Continue reading