When you were a child did your teacher make you sing and count, clapping every syllable of a word in kindergarten?

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When you were a child did your teacher make you sing and count, clapping every syllable of a word in kindergarten?

Postby spanglish » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:58 pm

Oh yeah! We all sat in a circle and started with the teacher. As we were around the circles we all said everyone's names while clapping out the syllable… I easily lost count of the number of times that the teacher told me that 2 and 3 syllables are not the same. Lol, happy memories! :D

Do you believe that this system is applied in all languages and cultures? :?:
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Re: When you were a child did your teacher make you sing and count, clapping every syllable of a word in kindergarten?

Postby reineke » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:30 pm

No, but I remember the teacher grabbing me by the hair above my ear to make sure I was paying attention. It worked. I believe a similar system used to be applied across all cultures.
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Re: When you were a child did your teacher make you sing and count, clapping every syllable of a word in kindergarten?

Postby Brun Ugle » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:40 am

I don’t remember doing it with our names like that, but we did clap for each syllable to count them.
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Re: When you were a child did your teacher make you sing and count, clapping every syllable of a word in kindergarten?

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:30 pm

Never did, never heard of such a thing.
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