This is a textbook for students taking dance and dance education courses. It is also a reference book for dance specialists, arts administrators, classroom teachers and physical educators. It provides an integrated approach to dance education, using four Dance Cornerstones: dancing and performing, creating and composing, historical and cultural inquiry, and analyzing and critiquing. It aims to help teachers know what to expect from children of different ages when teaching dance. The book describes the main developmental aspects of teaching dance, addressing the intellectual, physical, artistic, social and emotional aspects. It provides valuable resources for teachers, such as chapter overviews, sample lesson plans, case studies and recommendations of resources.