Top Videos to inspire students!

I just did a write up about the top 5 “funniest” videos about language teaching/learning. Well received and I got lots of nice comments. So – I’ve decided to continue the series and reveal some more “gems” buried here in the hundreds of videos on EFL Classroom 2.0

I really think a BIG part of teaching is being a motivator. Especially with language where there often lacks a lot of intrinsic motivation (the stuff that lasts). Language takes a lot of time compared to other subjects and we just don’t have that in our classrooms. So, if we can inspire our students to learn English or just to “reach for the stars”, all the better. They’ll be able to get there on our own. So without further ado – here are my top 5 for motivating and inspiring students. Please add your own mentions too!

***** Coming next – the top 5 videos to inspire teachers!

Best Videos to inspire students.

** Honorable mentions. Lily the Geography Whiz Adora Svitak – young writer. Bruce Lee plays table tennis

1. Where the Hell is Matt (Series of 3 videos). – travel the world dancing with Matt!

2. The Message. Powerful and teaches a lot of English too!

#3 Jason McElwain shoot for the stars (and 3 pointers)

#4 Hey Jude Kid. He sings from his heart and shows anyone can learn English!

#5 If you fall down, you can always get back up!

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ddeubel

Teacher trainer, technology specialist, educational thinker...creator of EFL Classroom 2.0, a social networking site for thousands of EFL / ESL teachers and students around the world.

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