Although most of what I do is linked to language learning, I am convinced that teaching and learning in any subject could benefit from musical support.
I came across this Youtube channel the other day and wanted to share some of the videos that they have posted. They call themselves The History Teachers. Here is a flavour of what they do.
The French Revolution set to Lady Gaga
Alexander the Great and Macedonia to the tune of "My Sharona"!
Now I know that the limitations of a song's lyrics don't allow for in depth perception or historical comment, but they are a lot of fun and could be useful for introducing a topic that otherwise might leave pupils cold. Let me know what you think!
Here's our own Henry VIII getting the full Abba treatment!