Go with the flow: Hip-hop is used as a teaching tool in NYC

01/19/2010 | Daily News (New York)

Students at 75 New York City schools are improving their vocabulary, studying grammar and memorizing math equations with the help of Flocabulary, a program developed by hip-hop artists that uses rhyming techniques to help students learn. "You hear a lot of teachers and parents are upset about disrespectful lyrics in hip-hop, but it doesn't have to be that way," one teacher said. "Kids can learn a lot from these rhymes."

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