Latinx Identities Contest 2021: Meet The Finalists

Latinx Identities Contest 2021: Meet the Finalists

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we invited students to be the researchers, lyricists and rappers for a student contest. For Flocabulary’s Celebrating Latinx Identities contest, students from all over the country selected an event, person, tradition, or identity tied to Latinx culture to research and write a song about. Take a look at the creative and inspiring entries we received from our winners and finalists! Interested in learning more about the contest? Inspire students with entries from past contest winners here. 2021 Latinx Identities Contest Winners 🏆 Elementary Winner Luis Alvarez just wanted to say, How the dinosaurs’ bones…

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5 Ways To Empower Student Voice In The Classroom

5 ways to empower student voice in the classroom

When you find a tool that supports student voice and choice, you know you have found the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Flocabulary is one of those tools! Flocabulary is a learning program for all grades that uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum. We will dive into a few of my favorite ways to leverage Flocabulary to encourage and support student voice such as Lyric Lab, life skills, and Flocabulary’s student contests. Let’s get started! 1. Lyric Lab Lyric lab is one of my absolute favorite tools to support student…

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5 Reasons Why Principals Love Flocabulary

5 reasons why principals love Flocabulary

“I never met a kid that didn’t want to read,  Didn’t want to learn, didn’t want to succeed  If we listen close, they’re telling us what they need,  If it’s real and relevant, they’ll follow our lead.”  (by Ike Ramos, Director of District Partnerships at Nearpod, Flocabulary Artist) In most scenarios, we hear from classroom teachers about student expectations around engagement and achievement, but what are school administrators saying?Referencing the lyrics above, imagine being able to leverage the world’s most popular music genre, Hip Hop, to support literacy (read) and academic success (succeed), to address student needs and foster social…

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Celebrate Black History Month With Flocabulary

Celebrate Black History Month with Flocabulary

Each February, we observe Black History Month to remember important people and events in black history. Black history relates to all citizens and our shared backgrounds as Americans. Use these Flocabulary resources to honor black history in your curriculum—not just for the month, but all year long. To ensure these stories are widely available, we've made these units free for the month of February.

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