LaSalle Road Partners Grant: Livin' The Dream With Red Supreme
- School Year: 2016-2017
- Applicants: Kathy Sweetland, Lead Teacher Dan Golden
- School: Norfeldt
- Subjects: Visual Arts, Music, Physical Health Education, Other ~ Library sciences
Over a five day residency, hip hop artist Austin Dailey founder of “Red Supreme” will provide inspiring demonstrations and instruction on the art and health of hip hop dancing to K-5th grade students at Norfeldt Elementary School. The residency begins with an all school assembly where Mr. Dailey demonstrates his skills and engages the students in an exciting and energetic performance. The demonstration will include focus on the topics of healthy eating, exercise and stretching. Mr. Dailey will provide support for the PE teacher in Physical Education classes with lessons for students about specific hip hop movements and students then will create their own dances. This program will include the following areas of the school curriculum:Physical Education: Physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge and self-expression and/or social interaction. Encouraging personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings. Music: The relationship between music, other arts and disciplines outside of art. Music in relation to history and culture. The goal of the program is to incorporate popular hip hop music and dancing into the larger theme of healthy lifestyle choices for students.