How much PE will my first grader be getting ? A simple question I asked the principle of my children's school over three years ago. One might assume there is some permanent form of PE in the public elementary schools here in San Francisco...The truthful answer, not even close. The answer, when I got it about 3 months later...was "roughly 35 minutes once every 2 weeks. Here are just five of the responses I got from parents when I found this out.
1) That's impossible
An introduction to one's true self. Just finished my 15th year of teaching for San Francisco Ballet's, Dance in schools program and I am more passionate now about the value of teaching children than ever. Specifically in the art of dance outreach in the public schools. The smiles, the laughter the movement.
The best way I have yet to describe my job is that I "Help guild the students to a more empowered sense of self."
This week alone watching the smiles…Continue