Homeroom Edition

(Standard or Extension)

Successfully launched in the spring of 2020, Homeroom Edition residencies support students’ social, emotional, and physical needs.

Dancing Classrooms Homeroom Edition is a brand new online dance experience perfect for students in grades 3-5 learning at home, school, or a combination of both.

  • Merengue
  • Fox Trot
  • Rumba
  • Tango
  • Swing
  • Waltz

The Dances

Through a series of pre-recorded and live/synchronous lessons residencies offer an introduction to six iconic styles of social dance from around the world.

These accessible dances allow all students to be successful regardless of experience or skill level, while participating in much-needed physical activity.

Homeroom Edition was specifically designed to accommodate the complexities and potential inequities of remote learning.

Delivered through
14 sessions (Standard Package)
or 20 sessions (Extension Package)

Which can be taught during or after-school hours – works with 100% remote OR blended learning schedules

Lessons are 30 minutes or less

We maximize student engagement to avoid “screen burnout”

All lessons are standalone

Students won’t fall behind regardless of completion of previous lessons

Flexible program structure

Adapts to your individual needs and virtual learning platform

  • Mix of pre-recorded and live, synchronous instruction to reflect on and support student learning
  • Includes additional follow-up and adaptive videos
  • Rounded out with Curricular Connection assignments to reinforce academic skills and core subject areas
  • Can be delivered via Google Classrooms or other remote learning platforms
  • Students receive individual feedback from Teaching Artists on each assignment
Culminates with virtual celebrations or family-friendly dance party

DC Homeroom Edition supports students' social, emotional, and physical needs.

Residencies stay true to Dancing Classrooms’ pedagogical approach

By stressing the importance of social and emotional wellbeing and providing students a vital and enjoyable opportunity to connect with each other, their families, and world cultures through social dance

Our fun approach to dance gets students up and moving

Which is more important than ever with virtual and socially distanced learning

Has shown increased student engagement in online learning

Social dance helps us connect with others, even when we can’t be face to face!

Provides students with tools and opportunities

To talk through their thoughts and feelings in a healthy way

We encourage student collaboration

To foster life skills like respect and teamwork in a virtual world and at home