What is SMArts?
Smarts is a Movement-Based
Arts Integration Educational Series for Grades 2 or 3
Smarts is experiential learning:
Learning that is fun!
Learning that sticks!
Learning that inspires!
Dance and Math
Elements of Dance, Bilateral,
Mirror, Slide & Rotational Symmetry
Dance and Science
Force, Gravity, Push & Pull
Balance & Counterbalance
Storytelling through dance & movement, ballet & cross-cultural dance expressions
Dance, Storytelling &
when attending a live performance.
Engaged & Interactive viewing of
Note: If your school is participating in a field trip to see a live performance of The Nutcracker, the field trip will take place instead of showing this recorded performance.
The Nutcracker Suite
Review & recognition of concepts learned across all subject areas.
Teaching Through Dance
SMArts is a unique, teacher-guided educational video series that uses dance and movement to construct and demonstrate understanding in Math, Science, Language Arts and World Culture.
SMArts meets both Arts and Common Core Standards!
Free to Schools
Offered at no cost to participating schools, SMArts promotes cooperation, collaboration & teamwork.
The program includes a comprehensive introduction to dance literacy highlighting diverse cultures. It is suitable for classroom or distance learning for 2nd and 3rd grades.
Integrating Arts & Academics
• Teach, integrate and reinforce knowledge
• Highlight diverse cultures
• Promote cooperation, collaboration and teamwork
• Develop areas of appreciation and creative expression.
Get kids up and moving!