Students in one Dallas elementary school rap their way through class

Teaching assistant Colby Lewis tries to make learning fun using raps and songs to explain math and skills.
1:17 | 10/12/19

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sponsored by prudential. What yagonna do? Go! We're back with our "Play of the day." Students in one Dallas elementary school rapping their way through class. Teaching assistant Colby Lewis tries to make learning fun. He uses raps and songs to explain math methods and skills. Take a listen. My goal is instill in our youth to show them that someone cares. 15 years from now I hope one of them comes to me, Mr. Lewis, I remember you. I still remember this song. I try to show them each and every day I'm here for them. It looks like it's a lot of fun. Love that. It seems to be working. The school district's common assessment test shows that Mr. Lewis' entire math class tested at a "B" level with 32% scoring above grade level. So it is working. It's excellent. I would have learned something in that friend. It makes math friendly. People get anxious about math. If you do it this way, doesn't seem so scary. So fun. You get into it. He's get them up and moving and get P.E. Credits. There you go. You love rapping. You could teach us some things. It's like he's a man with a plan and his name is Dan spreading mindful meditation across the land, he's been around the world from New York to Japan. "Gma" note, two hours long so we

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