Dance 37: Inspire Your Heart with Art with Dancer/Choreographer Jennifer Medina

Jennifer Medina. Jennifer began her dance training in St. Louis and has danced and choreographed dances for companies across the United States.  She has also started her own company, Common Thread Contemporary Dance, and is now co-director of Skystone Conservatory of the Arts.  In this interview, she shares her love of dance, discusses examples of her work and how she created them, and offers her insights on the power of dance to influence and inspire in unique and important ways.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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