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Adolescents learn about and practice active listening.
Exploring complex topics related to active listening through
Explain that they are going to practice learning each other’s names by creating a dance (or chant with movement) that uses all of their names.
(...) Ask all of the adolescents to begin to clap in a steady rhythm. Create a dance in which everyone chants the names of each adolescent and makes their movement together. (...) Supplies
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Adolescents use movement, rhythm and repetition to learn and remember
each other’s names
For example, ‘Alfonse likes singing, loves football, speaks 10 languages and loves to dance’. Which one is false?”
Participants then go around the space with their sheets of paper.
Harmony, a dancing God
Harmony, a dancing god, represents a multiform existence.
After colorful performances of the students, in which the younger ones performed “the dance of the butterflies” and the older ones a choreography calling for tolerance and peace in the world, the Representative of UNICEF in Pakistan, Ms Angela Kearney thanked the Canadian people for their extraordinary commitment to the cause of children in Pakistan: “We at UNICEF and the children of Pakistan know that we can always count on the continuous support of Canada.”
Adolescents, expression and innovation
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The Adolescent Kit helps adolescents to explore the arts through activities that focus on:
• Drawing and painting;
• Singing and dancing;
• Playing musical instruments;
• Creating stories, poems or plays; and
Sing along with The Wiggles or follow this dance to make learning fun.
You can also show children how to cover a cough or a sneeze with their elbow , explain that it’s best not to get too close to people who have those symptoms, and ask them to tell you if they start to feel like they have a fever, cough or are having difficulty breathing.
Time for a Party: Staff dance in UNHCR headquarters on World Refugee Day. (...) Popular local artist Jeffry Feeger will complete a life painting for auction, bamboo flute player Pius Wasi will make a special recording with PNG and West Papuan musicians while West Papuan refugee troupes, Rainbow and Hohola, will perform traditional dances.
Meanwhile, on June 20, UNHCR will launch an advertising campaign featuring photos of Malaysian celebrities calling on the public to help refugees by donating money, volunteering their time or speaking to others.
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Adolescents stand in a circle and each create a dance move while the whole
group must memorize it in order
Memorize my moves
Ask adolescents to stand in a circle.
(...) The person to their right must copy the dance move, then create their own. The third person must copy both dance moves and create their own, and so on, until everyone has had a turn.
(...) The last person will have the most dance moves to memorize.
Play the game a second time in a new order with new dance moves.
Angelina Jolie, on World Refugee Day
Angelina Jolie marks World Refugee Day with refugees in Burkina Faso
Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama
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