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Children Full of Life

This is a very moving award-winning documentary from Japan NHK which follows the life of a class of 10 year old students through an academic year in which they learn more about the realities of life and especially death and coping with emotions under the inspired guidance of their extraordinary teacher.

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  1. Students learn to understand each other and establish a bonding! Beautiful facilitation by the experienced teacher!

  2. I’m conflicted about this documentary because, while I really enjoy the subject matter and the lesson behind it all, the constant narration butts into the viewer’s access to the real story in its purest form. Letting the footage speak for itself would be much more compelling and effective.

  3. it is a old documentary but it is more relevant than ever ,

    very moving

  4. I could not stop crying during the movie. Very moving and inspirational. Our society needs more teachers and schools like the one in the movie.

  5. I could not stop crying during the movie. Very moving and inspirational. Our society needs more teachers and schools like the one in the movie.

  6. aw the world would be a much better place if we all were taught like that. the teacher was so gentle and understanding at the same time as being a firm moralist and guide. i think the rest of the world can learn a great deal from Japanese culture.

  7. aw the world would be a much better place if we all were taught like that. the teacher was so gentle and understanding at the same time as being a firm moralist and guide. i think the rest of the world can learn a great deal from Japanese culture.

  8. SERIOUSLY? That two year old boy from Indonesia who smokes forty cigarettes is INSANE. Someone needs to smack his parents around, or just launch them into the sea I saw the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TOtoVEJSTU

  9. This is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. No wonder these poeple are light years ahead of the US in certain areas. What a natural and unthreatening environment they strive to create. They seem to adress the root of the issue, for example the effects and cause of teasing- contempt, instead of the symptoms. They also seem to be much more relaxed about letting thier kids learn for them selves. A US school would never let children swim in a creek and jump from the banks- or play in the mud- they would be scared a kid would get hurt and they would get sued. Here they do not concern themselves too much with the childs state of mind or feelings, just thier academic failure or success. This is a wonderful example of a caring and dedicated as well as result driven teacher that obviousely operates within a system that allows for common sence methods coupled with an holistic approach to mental as well as academic health. Again just beutiful, I do not have the words to express how this touches me. i want to be a teacher amd I am currently in college to get a degree in physics and do so. I have just found my mentor.

  10. Predivan film koji bi bilo korisno prikazivati na seminarima prosvetara.