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Article/Essay, Other

Description:

Tapping out a beat may help children learn difficult fraction concepts, according to new findings due to be published in the journal Educational Studies in Mathematics. An innovative curriculum uses rhythm to teach fractions at a California school where students in a music-based program scored significantly higher on math tests than their peers who received regular instruction.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Algebra
  • Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics > Arithmetic
  • Mathematics > Estimation
  • Mathematics > Number Sense & Operations
  • Mathematics > Patterns
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving

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Keywords:

fractions music rhythm research

Language:

English

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