TikTok! Let’s Rock!- Bringing Popular Music and Dance into Your Classroom

Saturday, January 30, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Using popular music and dance trends, participants will explore opportunities to add these elements of popular culture into their lessons in an authentic and creative way that connects to the relevance of students’ experiences. Using these tools, participants will create rhythms and explore movements that will combine into larger performance pieces. Emphasis will be on developing strategies to synthesize the elements of popular culture in a way that meets musical learning targets for students
Erika Knapp
Learning Objective 1
Participants will utilize popular music/dance trends to create authentic musical and movement responses relevant to material being presented and will be able to demonstrate their learning to others.
Learning Objective 2
Participants will evaluate the key components necessary for successful scaffolding of students’ learning experiences with popular music to ensure student success in their individual classroom.
Learning Objective 3
Participants will create performance-style pieces of music, based on their movement creations, and will critically analyze how to replicate the process with their own students.
Target Audiences
Elementary, General Education