Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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