Dance Classroom Management

Behavior Management Technique #1: Be Seen Looking

Keep students on their toes! Show that you are always paying attention.

Behavior Management Technique #2: Plan for Error

Anticipate behavior and movement technique errors before they happen!

Behavior Management Technique #3: Every Minute Matters

Time is our most valuable resource as educators. No matter how little time we have, we can always be teaching!

Behavior Management Technique #4: Joy Factor

Joy and high achievement go hand-in-hand! Use the Joy Factor technique to punctuate your structured learning time.

Behavior Management Technique #5: Do Now

What are your students doing as soon as they enter the dance space?

Behavior Management Technique #6: Change the Pace

One way to keep students engaged is to change the pace, using different music, props, and movement elements.