BRING DANCING CLASSROOMS TO YOUR SCHOOL

  • Teaching children to really step out and shine since 1994.
  • Meets the Ontario Dance Curriculum
  • Curriculum Integration addresses expectations in the Language Arts, Art, Social Studies and Health/Physical Education Programs
  • Building Life Skills of self-esteem, confidence, effort, and trust
  • Helps student to improve academic performance, decrease absenteeism
  • Proactively addresses Social Justice and Equity issues
  • Anti-violence and anti-bullying
  • Promotes increased physical fitness; enhances mental well being.
  • Connecting artists, educators and children
  • Endorsed by the Toronto Public & Catholic School Boards, the Model Schools Inner City Clusters of the TDSB; and the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board.

For more details or to set up an appointment, please contact Ilsa Abraham, Program Director at info@jointhedance.com OR call 905-837-7795.

  •  A course consists of a total of 20 lessons, taught 2 days a week for 10 weeks.
  • Educators are able to select their preferred term. We provide Fall, Winter and Spring terms within the Ontario School Calendar Year.  
  • A session is of 50-minutes duration
  • No pre-requisites or previous dance experience needed. All children are included.  Classroom Teachers co-facilitate and participate in the dance.
  • We are able to provide the program in French language to interested Francophone schools
  • A school culminating event (ex: ballroom breakfast, student assembly, etc) is included, enabling students to showcase their newly acquired dance and social skills for their parents, teachers, fellow students and local community.
  • Participating schools have the option to compete in our end of term matches.
  • There is an annual Colours of the Rainbow Grand Trophy Finals. Qualifying Gold Ribbon Finalist schools from each term are invited to compete at this public event. 
  • All 5th & 8th grade courses take place in schools.
  • Non-dancers for religious or other reasons still are expected to participate. They are included in roles that allow them to be engaged, learning and contributing along with the rest of their classmates. 

WE WELCOME NEW SCHOOLS TO JOIN THE DANCE IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-16!

REGISTER NOW FOR YOUR PREFERRED TERM

YEAR201516 REGISTRATION FORM.pdf

Join the Dance (Canada)

Ontario representative for Dancing Classrooms

640 Strouds Lane, Pickering, ON L1V 4T3

Tel:  905-837-7795; Fax:  905-837-8153

www.jointhedance.com