Marie Curie Institute Students in Amsterdam Really Love Reading (and Writing and Rhyming!)- [AUDIO]
This was a very interesting and rewarding experience - traveling to the Marie Curie Institute of Engineering and Communications in Amsterdam. (Sounds like a college, doesn't it?) Well, these kids were smart enough to be in one, and they were just second graders!
SONG: (Parody of "You're A Grand Old Flag" ) Lyrics at the bottom of article
LIVE VERSION RECORDED FROM THE 6/6/13 SHOW
Mrs. Giardino has her hands full with this group. I don't mean that in a negative way. She has her hands full with smart, creative, outgoing kids ready to work! There were so many good ideas from this group, I couldn't keep up with them.
I loved these guys. And they love reading, and it shows. We took a vote, and they wanted to write a song about the importance of picking up a good book. This song was created in 45 minutes! In fact, the music teacher, Mrs. Tommasone came in and became the guest piano accompianist! What a great time.
Get a brand new book and then take a good look
You will get so excited, you'll shake
You will learn new facts it'll make you smart
You'll be reading until your eyes burn, OR ACHE
If you're in a bad mood, it will change your attitude
It's a good way to entertain,
We're the kids you see from Marie Curie,
Read a book, it'll help your brain - YEA!!!!
Congrats to the kids, and thanks to Mrs. Giardino I didn't get to see the kids' engineering skills, but they sure know how to communicate - IN SONG!