Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants

  • Deadline: Nov 01, 2019

    Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants

    Supported by the Esther Mendlesohn Fund and NCTM 


    Grades: PreK-5

    Information on this and all of NCTM's Mathematics Education Trust grants, scholarships, and awards can be found on our Grants page.



    Jill K. Carter Fractions and Music Composition for 1st Graders Learning about fractions in first grade can be challenging.  To help first-graders better understand the fraction concepts of half and whole, a first-grade teacher with a music background will integrate music composition into a unit about fra


    Dawn Straith Music & Math…Better Together! Hillel math and music teachers will learn how rhythm, music, and movement support mathematics education during this professional development workshop.  They will discover how to break down patterns by attribute, grouping, number, and order concepts that young


    Sarah M. Baxter Fostering Number Sense in the First Graders with Learning Differences: Teaching Skip Counting and Tens Facts Through Original Songs Lower school math specialist, lower school music teacher and K-1 teacher and academic coordinator will collaborate to write songs about skip counting and tens


    Deborah A. Pavolich Using Music to Teach Fractions and Multiples Many studies linking music instruction to mathematical learning have been done. One clear finding is that music is full of fraction terminology and concepts. Measures are made of fractions and multiples of whole notes driven by beats and rh

    Brittani Wilkinson Musical Math at School & Home Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary will implement Musical Math at School & Home to assist in the transition to Common Core State Standards. Students will employ the versatility of iPad technology to learn math songs together with creating and recordin


    Todd C. Mensch Without Music, Geometry is Pointless!  The proposed Math/Music activity addresses the hemispheres of the brain and how it impacts on learning basic math concepts for elementary aged school children. Left brain learners tend to be logical thinkers, think in sequential order and often prefer


    Gina Grenier Interpreting and Displaying Data through the Study of Pitch, Melody, and Bach The Harwich Elementary School, in partnership with the Cape Cod Symphony, is participating in an educational program called MusicWorks! Everyday. This program broadens students' appreciation for classical music whi