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Mariachi Math

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 13:06

Guest: Crystal A. Kalinec-Craig, PhD, Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching at the University of Texas in San Antonio  There’s recently been a trend in teaching fraction that involves music. An add-on to this idea is that using culturally relevant/familiar music might help the learning process even more—students who have a cultural context for the music might even benefit from its math connections outside of the classroom.