THE INITIATIVE PROMOTER’S PERSPECTIVE
The idea of the projects was to integrate art into language lessons. Music helps avoid tension, it motivates and fosters creativity. Besides, the project was a chance to reveal and implement teachers' creativity. kūrybinio potencialo realizavimas. ip ją “nuskausminti”. O muzika čia tikra pagalbininkė. to encourage students’ creativity, to educate specific language skills, to motivate self-confidence and to develop after-school activities related to German language and music learning.
-to famiriarise students with lives of most famous German composers in a non-traditional way, to develop their creativity and team spirit
According to H. Kožan the project was most beneficial to all the parties involved: students, teachers, school administration
During the projects students created self-sealed lyrics in the style of hip-hop, they were learning how to work in a group, how to express their own thoughts, how to communicate with teachers and other students.
By "singing" Grammar patterns and texts, students managed to memorize the complicated German patterns without stress, although before that they considered German grammar most complicated.
The project coordinators mention the following methods: reading fiction sources, ICT, creative writing, individual and group work, asociogramms, mind-maps, free interpretation and improvisation.
The project created a collection of lyrics / music and the concert programme, that was used on several occasions
Originally the project focused only on W. Mozart's work, but later on, on the students' initiative, it "grew" to include Beethoven's music.
Teacher felt satisfied by the language progress of their pupils
The final seminar - concert/workshop in the National library of Lithuania.
The team was happy with the results and decided to make the innovative way to develop language and general communication skills known to a bigger audience.
Awards were given to teachers and students
the project was presented nation-wise
Added to the profile of the participants - teachers and pupils
The most important thing - to shoose the topic that would interest students / pupils
Share your innovative ideas;
rely more on the pupils initiatives
THE NELLIP NETWORK’S PERSPECTIVE
fosters non-traditional ways of learning / teaching
raises the level of language and communicative competences of school students
Promotes leaning of languages and interest to other cultures
THE NATIONAL AGENCY’S PERSPECTIVE
Promotes culture and languages in a non-traditiona engaging way
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