by Mark & Helen Johnson and Stewart Henderson Ages: 7-11
"This is a clever and exceptional resource... that is brimming over with creativity that will help you teach social and emotional values like nothing else. It is totally different, refreshing and inspiring and will help children to appreciate that it is 'great to be me'." John Dabell Teach Reading & Writing Magazine
10 fantastic assembly songs to celebrate the wonder, creativity and uniqueness in all of us. Inspiring personal development through singing! Available with Words on Screen™ v2.
Celebrating who we are with confidence, this collection of 10 wonderful assembly songs is the result of an exciting collaboration between award-winning poet Stewart Henderson and Out of the Ark's founding writers Mark and Helen Johnson. Including themes that unpack the diversity, wonder, creativity and uniqueness in all of us, these songs sing loudly of the breadth of mind, body and spirit found in each and every one of us - 'a carnival of light'.
Fantastically fun and packed full of imagination, songs from This Is Me comically, cleverly and creatively celebrate the theme of what it means to be 'me'. With terrific teaching tips, a playground of poetry hints and further curriculum ideas for learning that shine a spotlight on literacy and PSHE, what's there not to like?
We've also added extra resources to help song-learning go even further:
A poetry playground giving handy hints and teaching ideas to make poetry a little less scary!
Teaching tips for each song
Song activities with fabulously fun curriculum ideas to imbed learning for each song, including a song-writing template
Available with a Words on Screen™ v2 CD ROM allowing you to display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn!
Words on Screen™ v2 versions of songs so that you can display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn
Enhanced operation features including ‘double-click’ to hear and teach a single line
Words on Screen™ v2 PDF user guide and player Quick Tour
Licence & copyright details
Words on Screen™ Online with: (Available with the purchase of Words on Screen™ v2 Premium and Upgrade packs only)
An online copy of your product to stream or download on-the-go
Flexibility to create an expandable library of Words on Screen™ v2 song collections, nativities and musicals in your Out of the Ark online account
All the features of your Words on Screen™ v2 CD ROM
What is Words on Screen™ v2? - For more information click here or play the sample video from this title below.
Words on Screen™ v2 System Requirements
2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Inter® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32bit) or later, Windows® Server 2008 (32bit)
Internet Explorer 7.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or later, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0 or later or Opera 11
512MB of RAM (1GB RAM recommended for notebooks); 128 MB graphics memory
Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Safari 5.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or later, Google Chrome, or Opera 11
512 MB RAM; 128 MB graphics memory
My Words on Screen™ Online
If you have purchased a Premium Pack online which includes Words on Screen™ v2, you will also have received a Words on Screen™ v2 eSongbook in your Out of the Ark online account. There, you can instantly access your Words on Screen™ songs, songbook PDFs and audio MP3s at no additional cost. Simply:
Log in to your online account and select My Words on Screen™ Online
Open the online streaming player
Click on All eSongbooks in the left hand menu and select your eSongbook
The eSongbook is where we bring together all of the digital resources available for your product. As well as being able to play the Words on Screen™ versions of your songs, you can also instantly access PDFs and MP3s for your product. You will find these under eSongbook Resources in the left hand menu of your eSongbook.
From there, you can choose to extract and save All Audio MP3s, All Lyrics PDFs and All Score PDFs. If you just want the MP3s, lyrics or music score for one song, then select the song in the library and use the buttons in the Song Extras area at the bottom of the screen.
You can access these files in the same way if you are using the S!ngchronize™ player that you have downloaded and installed from our website. Simply refresh your player and select your eSongbook. For a downloaded player, you will need to download the eSongbook to your player before you can extract and save the PDFs and MP3s. You will also need to have installed S!ngchronize™ player version 2.0 or above.
Streaming is free for the first 12 months; after that a current annual Digital Site Licence or Performance Licence will be required.
Words on Screen™ User Licences
¹Included with this option is a single user licence, allowing the Words on Screen™ CD ROM to be installed on ONE computer only.
²To license the installation of the CD ROM onto network servers and/or two or more computers, please select the annual Digital Site Licence option.
Digital Site Licence (Replaces Extension Licence)
With so many songbooks and audio files purchased in digital format, teachers need a legal way to install or distribute copies for use around the school. Out of the Ark’s annual Digital Site Licences are the perfect solution!
Cost-effective and flexible, our digital licences give you peace of mind so that you know you are covered for all kinds of digital usage including permission to:
Install songs or Words on Screen™ on a network or on multiple computers on the school's premises
Upload digital content to the school’s intranet or learning platform
Copy MP3 audio tracks to your computer music library (eg iTunes)
Continue to stream Words on Screen™ v2 songs on multiple devices on an annual basis (beyond your free period)
Permit usage of software at home for teachers for preparation purposes
Burn copies of CDs for rehearsal purposes
You will need to purchase an annual Digital Site Licence for each individual title and renew your licence each year.