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Shorten activities

Some kids might not be able to focus for a long time on one activity or may become tired. Short movement games could be alternated between dance exercises....

Shorten movement tasks and dance exercises

Short and specific movement tasks work better than long ones. Some kids might not be able to focus for a long time on one activity. Structure the class in short, interesting, and contrasting experiences. Movement games could be alternated between dance exercises....

Simplify and repeat instructions

Some kids might need instructions to be made simpler and dance movements repeated multiple times. You may need to limit the amount of information given, so that only one step is explained at a time....

Set clear rules

The structure and rules of the dance class should be covered in the first class. It can help to use pictures as well as words to explain the rules. Keep a short list of the rules in a place that is clearly visible to the...