PachaMamas

Holistic care for mums, mums to be, babies & children

Children Full of Life March 23, 2010

Filed under: Media,Parenting,Schools — PachaMamas @ 2:43 pm

Very moving award-winning documentary from Japan NHK which follows the life of a class of 10 year old students through an academic year in which they learn more about the realities of life and especially death and coping with emotions under the inspired guidance of their extraordinary teacher.

As a lot of our devotees are teachers this video caused a lot of soul-searching about the way education functions in our society and whether the right values are being inculcated into our kids. A number of teachers asked for copies of the video in order to show it to their fellow teachers at school.

1) In Award-winning documentary “Children Full Of Life”, a 4th Grade Class in primary school in Kanazawa, North East of Tokyo learn about compassion from their hometown teacher, Toshiro Kanamori.

2) He instructs each to write their true feeling in a letter and read it aloud in front of the class.

3) By sharing their lives, the children begin to realize the importance of caring for their classmates.

It’s a 5 parts video (49minutes). Share if you find it beneficial, especially children.

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