How to use hip-hop as a teaching tool for vocabulary repetition
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.
New Flocabulary Lessons to Explore Over the Summer
We’re nearly halfway through 2019, and Flocab has so much new content to show for it. If you don’t follow us on Pinterest, you probably don’t know about our New Lessons board, where we post our newest lessons. Never fear, this blog post will cover all our new additions since January!
School reform? The key may be motivation
Flocabulary was created for many reasons - but none more significant than the urgent need to get students more motivated to learn. They say that "a motivated student is a successful student," and we couldn't agree more. Music and culturally relevant connections (e.g. Hip-Hop) are but one of countless ways to engage students, and motivate them to try hard and care about their education. Here's an illuminating article from Newsweek that speaks to the issue of motivation. Whatever we're doing as educators, we need to never neglect the inspiration, compassion and investment it takes to get our student excited about…