Lyric Lab In Action: Flocabulary & Project-Based Learning

Lyric Lab in Action: Flocabulary & Project-Based Learning

I originally learned about Flocabulary when I attended ISTE last summer in Chicago and went to the Flocabulary concert. Both the energy and message were so inspiring to me. I came back to school in the fall knowing I HAD to get more teachers involved in using this amazing and engaging tool. A great way to do this was by creating a Lyric Lab option for our 10th graders’ yearly personal project.

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Straight Out Of The Classroom: Teachers And Students Submit (awesome) Academic Raps

Straight out of the classroom: Teachers and students submit (awesome) academic raps

Welcome to November, Hip-Hop Classroom. We had to post these raps - fresh in from Loudon, VA and Cheshire, CT. First, we have a truly top-notch rap about the Vietnam War from Ms. Zecher in Sterlin, VA. The key content/vocabulary is even in bold, just like Flocabulary. Fantastic work Jen Zecher - let's get this on wax! Up next, 5th graders from Doolittle School in Cheshire, CT created a rap about science of sound concepts. We love it! Here's what teacher Tracy Ajello wrote when she submitted the rhymes: "Hi, my fifth graders wrote this rap to teach about grade…

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Students Receive Awards From New Jersey Governor Corzine For Creating A Flocabulary Rap Video

Students Receive Awards From New Jersey Governor Corzine for Creating a Flocabulary Rap Video

To celebrate New Jersey's 345th Birthday, a special ceremony was held at the State Museum of New Jersey on June 24, 2009. Dignitaries in attendance included Governor Corzine, Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Well, and the Commissioner of Education Lucille E. Davy. At the ceremony, Belleveville High School students Juan Lisojo and Simeon Knafo received Governor's Awards for their production of an educational rap video featuring Flocabulary's song and lyrics from "Ghosts of the Civil War" (Hip-Hop U.S. History). Belleville High School teachers Mr. Sheridan, Mr. Ross and Mr. Klotzkin worked with the students to create the video. Check it…

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