'SING TO LEARN!' ~ MP3: Curriculum-Aligned Songs l Distance Learning

'SING TO LEARN!' ~ MP3: Curriculum-Aligned Songs l Distance Learning
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'SING TO LEARN!' (Grades Pre, K-3) is an MP3 Album compilation of 13, specially selected, curriculum-aligned songs, from our lower primary integrated curriculum teaching resources.



These all-original songs provide an excellent platform for learning and reinforcement of lower primary curriculum content!


'A Lesson in Every Lyric

Reviews:

  • 'In terms of application to the classroom, and usability by teachers they rate a tick in every box.'
    ~ Brendan Hitchens, Teacher, Music In Action: A Magazine for Educators
  • 'Great for teachers, parents and people who care for children, we highly recommend ‘Sing to Learn!’ I can see that we will be singing along to this for many years to come!'
    ~ ***Read the full review: MumsDelivery
  • See Teachers' Testimonials, below.

FYI:
'SING TO LEARN!' also available as a hard copy (CD & lyric sheet).

The lyrics to our curriculum-aligned songs target learning sequences of curriculum documents and support & integrate classroom and home learning across key subject areas.

They are perfect for:

  • Motivating and engaging students
  • Introducing new units of work
  • Kickstarting discussion
  • Summarising & reinforcing learning content
  • Aiding recall of important information
  • Extending literacy
  • Assembly & performance items
  • Distance learning

Themes & Values Include:

*Family *Friendship *Care for Self and Others *Gratitude *Environmental Awareness *Meeting Needs *Growth and Change *Health, Safety and Happiness *Rules and Responsibilities *Living Things *Interdependence *Multiculturalism *School and Community Roles *Goods and Services *Cycles In Our World *Doing Your Best...

SONG LIST AND OUTCOMES:

PUT A SMILE ON YOUR DIAL~ Helps children to understand ways in which they can contribute to a happy atmosphere

OUR CLASS RULES – OK!~ Teaches consideration for the safety and happiness of others

WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? ~ Helps students to make the connection between people’s needs for everyday products and those who meet them.

LIVING THINGS ~ Explains differences between living and non-living things

ONE WORLD ~ Identifies cultural similarities and differences e.g. food, clothing, shelter, customs, language, leisure and music...

SUMMER SUNDAY ~ Highlights sun and beach safety, as well as ways in which we use and enjoy natural environments

KEEP IT CLEAN!~ Teaches ways to clean up and care for the environment, with emphasis on reusing, reducing and recycling

ALL-WEATHER FRIENDS ~ Teaches children the value, meaning and importance of friendship

FOUR SEASONS ~ Helps children to understand cycles in our world and to appreciate the beauty and diversity of nature

FAMILY TREE ~ Helps children to appreciate family and highlights roles and responsibilities of family members

COME TO YOUR SENSES ~ Identifies the five senses and ways in which they enrich life
OUR SCHOOL ~ Helps children to understand ways in which they can help to make school happy, healthy, fair and safe

IMAGINATION ~ Encourages resourcefulness and creativity through use of the imagination

FYI: Our curriculum-aligned songs are professionally-produced, target learning sequences of curriculum documents, and support and integrate classroom and home learning across key subject areas.

They are perfect for:

  • Motivating and engaging students
  • Introducing new units of work
  • Kickstarting discussion
  • Summarising & reinforcing learning content
  • Aiding recall of important information
  • Extending literacy
  • Assembly & performance items
  • Integrated learning
  • Arts integration
  • Poetry study/units (lyrics)
  • Distance learning & homeschooling...

A Review:

'In terms of application to the classroom, and usability by teachers they rate a tick in every box.' ~ Brendan Hitchens, Teacher, Music In Action: A Magazine for Educators

Teachers' & Parents' Testimonials:

  • ‘A must-have CD! The delightful songs not only teach and reinforce values but also promote learning of curriculum content. My students and I loved singing along to the catchy tunes!’
    ~ Jenny Morris, Classroom Teacher
  • 'I love that your songs provide opportunities to develop and expand children's thinking about global issues, in a gentle, engaging way you are broadening their perspective of the world! You must be a fab teacher!'
    ~ Sarah Johnston, Teacher
  • '…The teacher says the kids absolutely love the songs and she is so impressed that the songs actually teach them something without their actually realising it (a novel concept in Tanzania!)! They are learning a song for assembly in front of the whole school! Miss Martha, Miss Grace and all the kids told me to tell you to say ‘THANK YOU!’
    ~ Kim Saville, Deputy Director, The School of St Jude, Tanzania
  • 'Hello-just wanted to share with you -how much the pre-school kids are loving your music - and me too, of course. I am practically programming around your CD - manners, school rules, etc. xxxx'
    ~ Vanessa Weir, Pre-school Teacher
  • 'Dear Nuala & Kathryn, I just wanted to let you know that I now have to bribe Mr 2 to get into his car seat. Guess what the bribe is…Put A Smile on Your Dial! Hillarious! Miss 5 and I sing along to your CD at the tops of our voices, all the way to school - and home again - EVERY day! So, thanks, I think?! If you ever need a fill in, I know every word!'
    ~ Samara McCarthy, Parent
  • 'A much-needed values resource for classroom, music and drama teachers. Good rhythmic, catchy music with a variety of styles, makes this an appealing resource to complement the Primary curriculum. I will certainly add this to my collection!' Jean Berry, Music Teacher/Coordinator
  • '… I have three boys on the autism Spectrum, your ‘Sing To Learn’ CD has more than passed my expectations, as it is EXACTLY what I have been looking for. More importantly, my boys LOVE it!'
    ~ Helen Wise, Parent
  • 'My daughter’s children LOVE the SING TO LEARN! CD - so much so, that it is played daily in the car, and they now know all the songs, off by heart. Our granddaughter who is nearly 8, and quite musical, is especially keen to sing along. Thank you for creating what is a big hit in our household.’
    ~ J. Crombie, Grandparent
  • ‘An excellent resource! It highlights the key principles of values education while providing clear links to other key learning areas!... Students will love these original songs!’
    ~ Kathy Gee, Primary School Principal
  • 'I find the Lyrics excellent from a Literacy aspect and incorporate them into my library lessons whenever I can. It is so much fun and the children love it! They used to ask why we were singing in library. I explained to them that we’re reading POETRY, and can learn a great deal from studying the lyrics. This has proven to be true. Their reading has greatly improved and they just love singing along with the songs. Most importantly, I love it so this, in turn, enthuses them!!'
    ~ Cherie Wilkinson Teacher/Librarian
  • 'The Assembly and Performance Pieces are creative and easy to follow. They not only provide entertainment but are an invaluable way of reinforcing learning content!'
    ~ Carmel Sekulich, Classroom Teacher
  • 'Hello-just wanted to share with you -how much the pre-school kids are loving your music - and me too, of course. I am practically programming around your CD - manners, school rules, etc. xxxx'
    ~ Vanessa Weir, Pre-school Teacher
  • 'Dear Nuala & Kathryn, I just wanted to let you know that I now have to bribe Mr 2 to get into his car seat. Guess what the bribe is…Put A Smile on Your Dial! Hillarious! Miss 5 and I sing along to your CD at the tops of our voices, all the way to school - and home again - EVERY day! So, thanks, I think?! If you ever need a fill in, I know every word!'
    ~ Samara McCarthy, Parent
  • 'I know your educational, child-friendly songs will assist many teachers, enhancing classroom teaching and learning. The Outcomes and Suggestions in the accompanying Resource Books will make it so much easier for teachers to pinpoint the most suitable songs, and help them to 'think outside the square' when preparing their lessons. May the teachers and pupils be inspired through and by your efforts. Congratulations girls, work well done!!
    ~ Ricki Hayes, Classroom Teacher
  • 'This is a very good resource and the lyrics are excellent. After learning the song, I had my students highlight the important facts and they really seemed to understand the information quicker and retained the information.’
    ~ Teresa T., Teacher
  • 'Wow, I love your work! I’ve been singing away. It is really wonderful, well done!’ ~ Shauna K., Teacher 

COPYRIGHT: ©Lyrics: Nuala O’Hanlon / Music: Kathryn Radloff: KEYSTONE CREATIONS ~ Educational Songs. All rights reserved. These songs and accompanying package are for the use of the purchaser/purchasing school only. Neither this work nor any part of it may be reproduced, distributed, performed or displayed in any medium, including electronic or digital (except within purchasing school), without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

KEYSTONE CREATIONS ~ Educational Songs

'A Lesson in Every Lyric

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