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Songs, raps, games and movement help make learning fun

Ed Source – Theresa Harrington

“Justin Timberlake may never have imagined that his music would help 2nd-graders learn math. Adding her own lyrics to the catchy song, “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” teacher Logan Marks at Los Medanos Elementary in Pittsburg uses music to teach about place value. Marks said her students are able to grasp Common Core standards in math and English language arts more easily then reading about them if she introduces new ideas with memorable song lyrics. The strategy addresses a central challenge faced by teachers: to translate dry and abstract standards into learning experiences that students enjoy.”(more)

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