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SqView Presentation at CALLERLAB 2019

This panel will discuss SqView – how to get it, how to use it, and how to fix some common problems you may encounter with the program ... Read More

SSD Documentation and Support Materials

This article collects in one place documentation and materials that support the use of the SSD system. Some were created by the CALLERLAB SSD Committee while others were created by ... Read More

SSD FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Those who are considering use of the Social Square Dance (SSD) system usually have many questions about how it works, the best way to implement it, and the issues they ... Read More

SSD In A Nutshell

This the documentary equivalent of an "elevator speech" for SSD that quickly outlines the benefits, explains the approach, and directs readers to further appropriate information. It's an excellent introduction to ... Read More

Stages Document from Women In Calling Committee

This document was produced by the Women In Calling Committee to assist and inform women callers regarding issues that are unique to women callers ... Read More

Standard Contract for a Calling Date

This PDF file contains a boilerplate standard contract you can use when arranging a calling date ... Read More

Struggling Up The Cliff (on becoming a caller)

This newsletter article from a new caller describes what it's like trying to learn to call, and what support and resources would be useful to a new caller ... Read More

Taminations

This site contains a tool that allows viewers to watch an animation of a call being performed, often from a variety of starting formations. It provides an excellent educational tool ... Read More

Teaching Beginners on Zoom

Have you wondered if it might be possible teach beginner dancers via Zoom? Ray Brendzy has been doing just that during the pandemic. He has made video recordings of his ... Read More

Teaching New Dancers (eBook)

The 18 dances featured in this short book use only four basics. Circle Right/Left, Forward & Back, Arm Turns, Star Right/Left. These four basics are used in big circles, line ... Read More

Teaching Order Design Principles

This 9-page document discusses the factors that should be considered when designing a custom teaching order, regardless of program ... Read More

Teaching Orders

When planning for a class, regardless of program, one of the earliest decisions is to determine the order in which calls will be taught. This article collects information about a ... Read More