Saturday, June 16, 2012

MzTeachuh: Shalom שלום

MzTeachuh: Shalom שלום:                               Jerusalem, City of Peace, Rafi Perez: Relations, Friendship exhibition .

Shalom שלום



                              Jerusalem, City of Peace, Rafi Perez: Relations, Friendship exhibition.

MzTeachuh: J S Bach Vielen Dank, Deutschland.

MzTeachuh: J S Bach Vielen Dank, Deutschland.: J S Bach, Anonymous Artist from Ontario, Canada Bach. Toddlers love to dance to his music. His music was sent into space on Voya...

J S Bach Vielen Dank, Deutschland.

J S Bach, Anonymous Artist from Ontario, Canada
Bach.

Toddlers love to dance to his music.

His music was sent into space on Voyager to represent the Earth.

This music penetrates our hearts and changes our brains with joy and new synapses.

Vielen Dank, Deutschland.

Thank you Germany.

I couldn't choose between them, here are all five Brandenburg concertos.

1st. Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.1 Entire Cologne Chamber Orchestra 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Tde19RWZdI

2nd. Johann Sebastian Bach. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 (Full) Armonie Chamber Orchestra

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpOTxxQYmks

3rd. Bach Brandenburg 3 complete. Abbado. Mozart Orchestra Bologna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eia9wEhqc_U 

4th. I couldn't find all of it on youtube.

Brandenburg Concerto 4 in G major BWV 1049 Allegro Capella Istropolitana
Bohdan Warchal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOBDzWYyhu4 

Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049 - 2. Andante - 3. Presto Münchener Bach Orchester

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8hf54tyqfg 

5th. J.S.Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D BWV1050 - Croatian Baroque Ensemble 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnjqGhAlFzs 

6th. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.6 Allegro and Adagio with Claudio Abbado; Orchestra Mozart.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7Mbyd_l_-w&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PLFCE08EA55CCE67D0

 Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.6 - iii: Allegro  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmIHESHE3EM 

 

 

 

MzTeachuh: Kids' Activities Specific to Summer Tweets of the

MzTeachuh: Kids' Activities Specific to Summer Tweets of the ...: Is that where we'll land, dad? 1. The sky tonight. And it's warm out! http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/ 2. This is a teacher...

Kids' Activities Specific to Summer Tweets of the Days (6/16/12)


Is that where we'll land, dad?
1. The sky tonight. And it's warm out!
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/

2. This is a teachery type article that can also translate for families and friends. 

Water gun only by license.
Web-based Learning Units
Wonderful Water
 http://betterkidcare.psu.edu/angelunits/onehour/waterplay/waterlesson.html

3. It's PBS Kids again.
http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/star-gazing/

Why does the big kid get the hose?
4.  Easy Water Activities for Kids
http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/family/easy-water-activities-for-kids.htm 

5.  Outdoor Games & Activities Using Water

http://www.kidactivities.net/category/Games-Outside-Water.aspx 

6. Different kind of tweeting.
 The Great Backyard Bird Count is for kids!
http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc/kids 

My kind of bird watching.
 7. All Activities Issue - Nature: Bird Watching
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/all-activities-issue-nature-bird-watching 

8. Are you a joiner? How about the Junior Audobon Society?
http://web4.audubon.org/educate/kids/ 

MzTeachuh: Kids Know It Network

MzTeachuh: Kids Know It Network
Wow, these folks have been really busy since 1998. Good for them. Here's a plethora of info. and activities to help fill a young mind in ...

Kids Know It Network


Wow, these folks have been really busy since 1998. Good for them. Here's a plethora of info. and activities to help fill a young mind in the summer.

You might want to start with astronomy, since it is pleasant outside at night (not -5 F) and the stars are free, not to mention so cool. And recognizing planets blows the mind.
Yes, that asteroid will miss us.
 
Is there alien life in the universe? Can we get there? What are the space crafts we have like?
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/

Why do I get and inch? How much will I grow? Why do I have to cut my hair?
http://www.kidsbiology.com/human_biology/index.php

Why did the Civil War happen anyway? What was the big deal about Julius Caesar?
Did the Chinese really invent everything?
http://www.kidspast.com/

Where does Fluffy fit in the family of all felines?  http://www.kidsbiology.com/animals-for-children.php

Vercintorix never had a chance.
Turkey Terminator http://www.kidsnumbers.com/

Dinosaurs roar! http://www.kidsdinos.com/

Remember what?http://www.kidsmemory.com/

Where do balloons go when they escape human hands?http://www.miamiopia.com/

Educational movies, and we mean educational! http://www.kidsknowit.com/interactive-educational-movies/index.php

How beautiful and green.
Where's Sri Lanka? http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/index.php

What song is next? http://www.kidsknowit.com/educational-songs/index.php

What kind of rock is this? http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/

 Choose between Spellasourus and Spelloons? I don't know if I can make a decision. http://www.kidsspell.com/






MzTeachuh: I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You

MzTeachuh: I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You:    Paris Tourists in Red with Camera II, Warren Keating I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You (Hebrews 13:4)

I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You


 
 Paris Tourists in Red with Camera II, Warren Keating


I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You (Hebrews 13:4)

MzTeachuh: Tokyo Night Drive 東京ナイトドライブ

MzTeachuh: Tokyo Night Drive 東京ナイトドライブ: Tokyo at Night   Deep In Calm - Night Drive (Original Mix) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZJVT4Mb8Nc&feature=related

Tokyo Night Drive 東京ナイトドライブ

Tokyo at Night

 Deep In Calm - Night Drive (Original Mix)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZJVT4Mb8Nc&feature=related 

Friday, June 15, 2012

MzTeachuh: Besame Mucho--Cha Cha Boom

MzTeachuh: Besame Mucho--Cha Cha Boom: Lips, Andy Warhol Besame Mucho The Beatles Correct, that's not Ringo. 'This is one the songs The Beatles played for their audition...

Bésame Mucho--Cha Cha Boom

Lips, Andy Warhol
 Bésame Mucho--The Beatles
Correct, that's not Ringo.

'This is one the songs The Beatles played for their audition for Decca Records on January 1st, 1962. Though the performance by Paul is extraordinary and the harmonies by George and John are razor sharp and as tight as they ever were The Beatles were rejected and another band now forgotten were signed. The song was written by Consuelito Velazquez in 1940,  who is a Mexican songwriter!' per youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg48JepkiRo

MzTeachuh: The Greatest Rock Poet, Nomination #7

MzTeachuh: The Greatest Rock Poet, Nomination #7: Heart of Gold Neil Young-- he might still be searching. Neil Young - Heart of Gold   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fXaC07X5M8&f...

The Greatest Rock Poet, Nomination #7

Heart of Gold
Neil Young-- he might still be searching.

Neil Young - Heart of Gold

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fXaC07X5M8&feature=related

Heart of Gold
I want to live,
I want to give
I've been a miner
For a heart of gold.
It's these expressions
I never give
That keep me searching
For a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.
Keeps me searching
For a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.

I've been to Hollywood
I've been to Redwood
I crossed the ocean
For a heart of gold
I've been in my mind,
It's such a fine line
That keeps me searching
For a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.
Keeps me searching
For a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.

Keep me searching
For a heart of gold
You keep me searching
For a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.
I've been a miner
For a heart of gold.

MzTeachuh: Daddys Count (and Read, Too) Tweets of the Day (6/...

MzTeachuh: Daddys Count (and Read, Too) Tweets of the Day (6/...: We're not trying to convince anyone, we're just saying--fathers are important in the development of children. Daddy's girl will be a rea...

Daddys Count (and Read, Too) More Tweets of the Day 6/7/13

We're not trying to convince anyone, we're just saying--fathers are important in the development of children.

Daddy's girl will be a reader.

 1. The Role of Fathers in Their Child's Literacy Development: Pre-K

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/24187/?fb_ref=.T9uuUdwUrnM.like&fb_source=timeline 

This next is a really cute and revelatory video from First Graders.

2. How To Be A Great Dad: Advice From Kids
This is a scholarly report of various impacts a father has on kids.
'Da Da' is usually baby's first word.
 3. The Importance of Fathers in the Healthy Development of Children
4. Fathers Have Great Impact On Their Children's Lives, Even When Not At Home

MzTeachuh: Morning Mist

MzTeachuh: Morning Mist: Boats on the Thames, Morning Fog, Monet  This music is so relaxing, I would so absolutely go back to sleep.   Cal Tjader - Morning Mi...

Morning Mist

Boats on the Thames, Morning Fog, Monet

 This music is so relaxing, I would so absolutely go back to sleep.

 Cal Tjader - Morning Mist.wmv 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JuLmRkEX0Y&feature=related 

MzTeachuh: The Sun Is Up, So Up With You!

MzTeachuh: The Sun Is Up, So Up With You!: The sun is up, so up with you!       Great Day for Up by Dr. Suess  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiRMJiahxPc   Thanks again,...

The Sun Is Up, So Up With You!

The sun is up, so up with you!

  

 

Great Day for Up by Dr. Suess 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiRMJiahxPc 

Thanks again, Dr. Seuss.

 

MzTeachuh: Love is Patient, Love is Kind

MzTeachuh: Love is Patient, Love is Kind: St. Paul wasn't so bad. He nailed it here. Dedicated to my niece Antoinette and her new husband Brett. The audacity of hope. The Wed...

Love is Patient, Love is Kind

St. Paul wasn't so bad. He nailed it here.


Dedicated to my niece Antoinette and her new husband Brett. The audacity of hope.

The Wedding Song, Paul Stookey, Original Audio Recording in 1970 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IrCeP5slxw 


Thursday, June 14, 2012

MzTeachuh: A Night with Green Clouds

MzTeachuh: A Night with Green Clouds: Moonlit Night, 1849, Ivan Aivazovsky And Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata played in the most sublime way. Rubinstein Beethoven Moonlig...

A Night with Green Clouds

Moonlit Night, 1849, Ivan Aivazovsky

And Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata played in the most sublime way.

Rubinstein Beethoven Moonlight Sonata 1. Movement 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OtjdkanO6A

Who Is The Greatest Rock Poet? Nomination #6

George Harrison
George Harrison used figurative language as though he was not primarily a musician, but a poet.  I'm including two of his songs/poems. I would like to also include 'Long, Long, Long,' but maybe another time,

While My Guitar Gently Weeps, the version from Love, which was a demo before Eric Clapton was invited to play.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8kyZCXQrx4

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Love version)
I look at you all see the love there that's sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps
I look at the floor and I see it needs sweeping
Still my guitar gently weeps

I don't know why nobody told you
How to unfold your love
I don't know how someone controlled you
They bought and sold you

I look at the world and I notice it's turning
While my guitar gently weeps
With every mistake we must surely be learning
Still my guitar gently weeps

I don't know how you were diverted
You were perverted too
I don't know how you were inverted
No one alerted you

I look from the wings at the play you are staging
While my guitar gently weeps
As I'm sitting here doing nothing but aging
Still my guitar gently weeps

The second is "Something" considered one of the most eloquent love songs/poems ever.

 Something (Acoustic) - The Beatles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmfCuG-Giic 



Something in the way she moves
Attracts me like no other lover
Something in the way she woos me

I don't want to leave her now
You know I believe her now

Somewhere in her smile she knows
That I don't need no other lover
Something in her style that shows me

Don't want to leave her now
You know I believe her now

You're asking me will my love grow
I don't know, I don't know
You stick around now it may show
I don't know, I don't know

Something in the way she knows
And all I have to do is think of her
Something in the things she shows me

Don't want to leave her now
You know I believe her now


MzTeachuh: Mas Que Nada--Mas esta música é a perfeição, você ...

MzTeachuh: Mas Que Nada--Mas esta música é a perfeição, você ...: Mas esta música é a perfeição, você não concorda ? We all need to samba to a bossa nova sometimes, right? Sergio Mendes...

Mas Que Nada--Mas esta música é a perfeição, você não concorda?


Mas esta música é a perfeição, você não concorda?
We all need to samba to a bossa nova sometimes, right?

Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 - Mas que nada (introduced by Eartha Kitt / Something Special 1967) 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrZBiqK0p9E&feature=related 

This music is perfection, don't you agree? 




MzTeachuh: Just to Bug You Night People Tweets of the Day (6/...

MzTeachuh: Just to Bug You Night People Tweets of the Day (6/...: Or maybe 4:15 a m if you're really successful. What 'success...

Just to Bug You Night People Tweets of the Day (6/13/12)


Or maybe 4:15 a m if you're really successful.

What 'successful' people do in the morning

Those are my quotes around successful.

http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/want-success-fix-mornings-124459953.html 

This is from the article--I think this is hilarious--I have been 'cured' of being a night person by a horrendously early schedule for over ten years. It worked.

But that doesn't make me a morning person, just an indoctrinated night person.

So, let's see what these bossy morning people think we should do. I bet he's tidy, too.

  Track your time: "Part of spending your time better is knowing exactly how you’re spending it now," writes Vanderkam, who recommends you, "write down what you're doing as often as you can and in as much detail as you think will be helpful," offering a downloadable spreadsheet to help.

  Picture the perfect morning: "Ask yourself what a great morning would look like for you," suggests Vanderkam, who offers plenty of inspiration. Shawn Achor uses the early hours to write a note of appreciation. Manisha Thakor, a personal finance guru, goes in for transcendental meditation. Randeep Rekhi, who is employed full time at a financial services firm, manages his side business, an online wine store, before heading off to work. 

Think through the logistics: "Map out a morning schedule. What would have to happen to make this schedule work? What time would you have to get up and (most important) what time do you need to go to bed in order to get enough sleep?"  

Build the habit: "This is the most important step," writes Vanderkam before explaining how to gradually shift your schedule, noting and rewarding small wins along the way.

Tune up as necessary: "Life changes. Rituals can change, too."

MzTeachuh: All the World's A Stage Tweets of the Day (6/14/20...

MzTeachuh: All the World's A Stage Tweets of the Day (6/14/20...: Our William Lots of focus on getting Shakespeare to kids. The Folger Shakespeare Library has lots and lots of lesson plans. 1. Featu...

All the World's A Stage Tweets of the Day (6/14/2012)

Our William
Lots of focus on getting Shakespeare to kids.

The Folger Shakespeare Library has lots and lots of lesson plans.

1. Featured Lesson Plans
http://www.folger.edu/eduLesPlan.cfm?cid=618 

 I doubt Willie would be offended by rap, he'd probably be very good at it.

2. Teachers Shake Up Shakespeare with Digital Media
Wasn't the soul patch cool enough?

Rap and film bring the Bard's characters to life for high school students.

http://www.edutopia.org/teaching-shakespeare-digital-media

I almost agree with the next blog, but the language can do such wonders for the mind and soul, please be careful.

3. Teach Shakespeare However You Want -- Just Keep His Language Alive

http://www.edutopia.org/teaching-shakespeare-digital-media-language 

4. Sixth-Graders, Pop Lyrics, and Iambic Pentameter

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/middle-school-literacy-shakespeare-pop-music-autumn-crisp

Not to be difficult, but we all know Shakespeare has also been hip.

5. Romeo and Juliet for the 21st c.: How One Teacher Created a Drama Club and Made Shakespeare Hip

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/romeo-juliet-remade-erika-saunders 

 

 

MzTeachuh: Digital Kids (Tweets of the Day, June 12, 2012)

MzTeachuh: Digital Kids (Tweets of the Day, June 12, 2012):    Our friend Jeff from Edutopia has some stately things to say to us: Digital writing challenges what counts as writing a...

Digital Kids (Tweets of the Day, June 12, 2012)

 




 Our friend Jeff from Edutopia has some stately things to say to us:
Jeff
  1. Digital writing challenges what counts as writing and reveals the gap between how writing works in the world and how we teach it in schools.
  2. Digital writing platforms and services are ways to innovate instruction and learning.
Here's the remainder of the blog.
The apple doesn't fall far from the Apple store?
1. Why Digital Writing Matters in Education
Looks like the apple doesn't fall far from the...Apple Store?
Here is much more discussion on digital education. 

2. The Digital Divide: Resource Roundup


'Modernize' poetry? Like modernize breathing?
3. Digital Poetry
 4. Digital Storytelling: Helping Students Find Their Voice
Always important: helping kids find their voice.
What is the poetic process, anyway?