Teachers are adopting song and music in their classrooms, and this is because of varied reasons. Songs are extra curriculum activities, and many people do not take it seriously. English language teaching (ELT) should get rid of this mentality since music is a way of building not only skills but also it equally enhances learning.
The use of song and music in ELT lessons fall under cognitive, affective, cultural, social, and linguistic. Teachers are using songs in their classrooms because they have the support of research. Music is proven as a teaching tool that improves language production and retention in students. Using music in classrooms helps students develop their language. Language is musical, speech has a form and teachers who are not applying songs in their lessons are using proven methods.
Karaoke is the perfect tool that helps students start to see and grasp the relations between script and sound. This fosters awareness. Phonics helps learners read and identify the link of rhythm, sound, and text. Karaoke in classrooms helps struggling readers, and special educators use it for students who are slow learners. ELT teachers apply karaoke to help their students improve their language.
Karaoke is among the many forms of intelligence vital for educators that enhance the growth of intelligence and handles the needs that children have, especially for those with Cystic Fibrosis.
This nurtures knowledge, and molds one into a developed and balanced individual. It is particularly useful for children with emotional problems and is not limited to young learners only as everyone, at any age, can receive benefits. It not only entertains learners but also help slow .
Captain Karaoke is convinced that karaoke can be used in a therapeutic program to help children with Autism. The Captain is actively seeking a grant to compliment his extensive research, in hopes that a brighter and happier future can be made for generations to come.