Class Policies

The Learning Groove with Jennifer Daniels - Class Policies


Who Is Jennifer Daniels?

A music maker and a lover of words.  Jennifer has been writing and performing full time for 19 years, along with husband, guitar hero, Jeff Neal.  They have 7 year old, boy/girl twins, and live on Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Deeply invested in early literacy, she works with kids’ author, Eric Litwin (Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes), and for his music and movement curriculum, The Learning Groove.  Jennifer has a masters in counseling, and certification as an Autism Movement Therapist.  

www.JenniferDaniels.com


What is The Learning Groove?

The Learning Groove is a music and movement curriculum for kids, with songs and activities that parents can access for free at www.TheLearningGroove.com.  Music and movement, when done on a regular basis, benefit your children in many ways.  Some of them are...musical skills in rhythm and pitch, motor coordination, social learning, literacy skills, math and science reasoning, cultural awareness, creative self expression…  Jennifer’s classes are fast paced, fun, and physical, full of props and instruments that help kids to engage with the material.  


Should I participate?

See “Do I get to participate?!”


Do I get to participate?!

Sure!  Parent engagement during class time is a great way to bond with your kids, and to model lessons for them.  If your kids are 4 years or under, your participation is required.  If they are older, and they’ll let you, you are still welcome to come have fun with us.  (Did I mention that we have a parachute?)


Liability Waiver:

The enrolling family understands that participating in physical activities during The Learning Groove music classes, even with proper supervision, may result in serious injury, illness, or even death.  The enrolling family hereby relinquishes the Instructor of this class, all parties working with him/her, the facility hosting classes, The Learning Groove, the makers and owners of all equipment and props used herein, and all other participants in these activities, of any liability whatsoever relating to their participation in these activities, and agrees to inform their instructors of any and all factors which may affect their child’s ability to participate in these activities, including but not limited to, disabilities, illnesses, or injuries. The enrolling family understands that they participate in these activities at their own risk.


Photo & Video Release:

Parent agrees to allow TLG teacher &/or The Learning Groove to take video or photos of their family and gives permission for these videos or photos to be used for teacher training or publicity purposes.  If parent does not agree to this, which is totally fine, please let Jennifer know in writing.


Cancellations and Refunds:

If a parent or child must cancel enrollment for circumstances outside of their control, they will be refunded a prorated amount for remaining weeks, subtracting $25 from the total amount to cover costs for materials and processing fees.


Sickness:

For the benefit of all other children, parents must keep sick children at home.


Classroom Etiquette:

1) Please turn off your cell phones or set them to vibrate.

2) Talking & building community is highly encouraged before or after class!  However, talking during class is strongly discouraged.  We will be playing and learning in an exciting way they will demand attention.  

3) Please arrive ten minutes before class begins.


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