Hip-hop artist, Columbia professor team up for science education

11/19/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

To generate more interest and higher achievement in science among African-American and Hispanic students in New York City, hip-hop artist GZA of the group Wu-Tang Clan and Columbia University professor Christopher Emdin are launching a pilot program in conjunction with the website Rap Genius that will use hip-hop to teach science. Their goal is to use musical lyrics to convey scientific concepts and engage students in coming up with their own lyrics based on classroom material.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Account Executive - Central Region
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Account Manager
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
School Reading Coaches
Rowland Reading Foundation
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Elementary School Principal
Kent School District
Kent, WA
Assistant District Superintendent
Department of Defense Education Activity
Fort Buchanan