American Ballet Theatre - Ballet Dictionary

Many ballet terms are defined and exhibited (in video format) on this wonderful site from the Amercian Ballet Theatre!

Appreciating the Men of Ballet

This lesson plan for middle and high school students will introduce them to famous male ballet dancers and acquaint them with their backgrounds, formal training, and techniques.

Best of the Web: Dancing

This site is a collection of websites that give a lot of information about different types of dance.

Bob Fosse and Dance

In this lesson plan, students will learn about the life of Bob Fosse, examine his influence on modern dance, and review Fosse's films.

Great Performers - Free to Dance

A documentary that relates the impact that African-American dancers and choreographers have had in the development of modern dance.

Hawaiian Traditions: Dance, Chant, & Culture

"Students will gain an understanding of the culture of Hawaii through an exploration of 'mele oli' (chant) and 'mela hula' (dance)."

KET--Arts Toolkit

"At the Arts Toolkit web site teachers will find high-quality lesson plans and other resources in dance, drama, visual arts, and music, all designed to help integrate the arts into the classroom experience. Students are invited to visit the Student Center for quick access to information about arts careers, our virtual museum, and other interesting activities." "This web site is the online component of the KET Arts Toolkit project, an innovative collaboration between Kentucky’s arts and education communities. See About the Arts Toolkit to learn more about this award-winning multimedia project and the partners who made it possible."

Merce Cunningham - A Lifetime of Dance

This is a step-by-step lesson plan about Merce Cunningham, famous dancer and choreographer.

PBS Teacher Source - Lessons and Activities

View lessons and activities by selecting a grade range and topic. Areas covered include Art, Health and Fitness, Math, Reading and Language Arts, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Early Childhood, Library Media and Technology Coordinators.

PBS: Who's Dancin' Now?

"Welcome to WHO'S DANCIN' NOW? Online! This Web site is not only a companion to WHO'S DANCIN' NOW?, a documentary that explores the impact of early exposure to the arts, it is also a valuable tool for educators, artists, administrators, parents, and students to learn about arts education in an easy and effective way."

Pete's Power Point Station

Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.

Read Write Think

The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."

Songs for Teaching

Using music to promote learning. Ideas and resources for using music to teach content across the curriculum to students of all ages.

"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."

The Story of "The Nutcracker"

"Students will explore 'The Nutcracker' ballet, tell the story of 'The Nutcracker' to a younger child, and write a letter to the person who first reviewed 'The Nutcracker' in 1892."