Let's move: Embodiment, leadership, and dance in education

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Everyone can dance. Children have rhythm in their bodies and people have danced since the beginning of time. Dance can be seen as an ever-changing, inclusive, creative, and pleasant phenomenon. Nevertheless, research shows that it can be challenging for young people to develop the embodied practical, pedagogical, and personal leadership skills they will need as teachers. This applies especially to the Nordic countries. Here dance is both an integrated part of physical education (PE) studies at universities and included in the national curricula for elementary schools and high schools. So even if all schools in the Nordic countries must ensure dance teaching, many teachers lack tools for being able to open up this world to children and young people.

This chapter discusses the ways in which realistic, empowering, and challenging courses may advance university students’ dance skills, pedagogic thoughtfulness, and embodied leadership with regard to their roles as future physical education teachers. The teaching methods and the educational work with university students’ embodied leadership may inspire other educational fields and give possible answers to wider educational issues.
Bidragets oversatte titelLet's move: Krop, lederskab og dans i uddannelse
TitelThe Nordic Model and Physical Culture
RedaktørerMikkel B Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti
Antal sider17
ISBN (Trykt)9780367335007
ISBN (Elektronisk)9780429320187
StatusUdgivet - 2020
NavnRoutledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

Bibliografisk note

CURIS 2020 NEXS 176

ID: 242357493