Educating With Hip-Hop Music

Nashville teacher wrote a rap song to help young students memorize words.
1:40 | 11/01/11

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And it's. And math plus a class of first graders equals a whole lot of fun. That sentence just doesn't sail right but it's not just any class it's -- Bradford class. Kindred Bradford is constantly looking for ways to hold these little guys attention if the -- -- -- instant Erin Mulally and so I have -- -- -- -- happy and it's and in at this stage you have to repeat yourself over and over again. -- hey you -- better way to teach repetition and been through music. And how. Music is -- so I incorporate a lot of music and so my teen teen. This year's class has a hard task they have a list of sight words to learn. Mandated by metro national public schools it's a lot of words that -- rap artist tricked the kids you might say into memorizing the work. She composed a rap song with the site -- -- recorded each kid raping the sun and even made him a CD to take home and -- along. Children on the use of children no commercials children -- -- so -- take what they know. And try to bring get out together and make learning fun for him. This reference goal is to put a spark in these little ones in hope that it will ignited passion for learning they're born they're not gonna be instantly. And this is where the foundation starts at apple get them excited about learning in first grade imagine what they're going to be like in middle school. And high school in the S -- they're -- -- for college in their life.

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