Lullaby of Algebra: How Mixing Music and Math Helps Engage Students


Mark Ellis, professor of secondary education, said that music in a classroom can relax students, take some pressure off and help teachers forge a cultural connection to their students — observations he draws from his research of successful mathematics teachers' practices.

Mixing music with math helps engage students, but it is also more than just memorization. "It's about reasoning, seeing patterns, making conjectures. It's about meaning," he added. Continue reading in EdSource


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