Extra material -songs, poems and YouTube videos

26/01/2011 08:27

Below find videos, songs and poems suitable for using in class both to raise student awareness about  serious social issues and/or for enjoyment.

2) Learning difficulties Physically challenged kids running race - Stalin.wmv (6,9 MB)
3) A lesson in creativity  Escada Piano.wmv (3,4 MB)
4) The meaning of 'inclusion'    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AM7ki3Bpww&feature=player_embedded
   (This marvellous video was sent to me by like-minded animal lover, colleague Mickey Liaveri)
5) Here is the moving video about loneliness  'SIGNS' under another name ( for secondary schools, especially lyceum).  http://www.wimp.com/truelove/ 
 6) A very good video on inclusion for primary schools on the first day of the year sent by Nikoleta Vretou of the 3rd Gymnaium Ymittou  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaCh976wMlU

7) An excellent video about "mania to learn English" sent to me by Maria Hioni  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjCYle0obcw

 

Songs and poems

1) A moving video of deaf children singing  Imagine Glee_Imagine.wmv (5,7 MB)
2) Song suitable for primary school   tell me why.wmv (3,9 MB)
3) Action songs for very young learners, sent by Elena Malisioti of the 35th Primary School. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eh_fRQRAgo0
4. A Rasta poem suitable for lyceum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMHusbDmKYM&feature=related
5. Kavafi's Ithaca read by Sean Connery http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9puxoJ1f6YU   URL sent by Vaso Pelakouda of 3rd Primary School of Athens  The printed version of poem Ithaca.doc 
6. http://www.youtube.com/watch? 'She's like a Rainbow' suitable for primary and gymnasium, and all Rolling Stones fans. Sent to me by Katerina Gavala of 24th Gymnasio Athinon.v=GW0Epv2iMD8&feature=related(28 kB)

7. The most marvellous jukebox with videos and lyrics http://www.lyricstube.net/

8. An old favorite sent to me by fellow MPE trainer Stella Lambrianou Blowin-In-The-Wind.pps (4,2 MB)

  I have files of the following and will willingly  send on request by email  1) Imagine by John lennon, 2) What a wonderful world sung by Louis Armstrong and 3) Starry Starry Night with background of van Gogh paintings.