Connecting information to music and dance moves enhances Short-term and Long-term Memory by drawing on auditory processes and the cognitive benefits of physical activity. When students create their own songs and corresponding dance moves, they activate even more cognitive processes by reflecting on how to represent what they are learning.
Watch how these students incorporate music and dance to build Geometric Reasoning. The students also talk about how these activities are engaging and deepen their understanding of math concepts.
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See how Flocabulary uses rap to make area and perimeter easier to understand. Students can watch Flocabulary videos and also write and perform their own academic raps, practicing key math skills and taking ownership for their learning.
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