Calif. math teacher sums up lessons in songs

02/7/2013 | Appeal-Democrat (Marysville-Yuba City, Calif.)

James Fleisher's classroom at River Valley High School in Yuba City, Calif., may sound like music, but the subject is math. That's because the guitar-playing teacher has found that songs about the distributive property and finding the slope of a line help his students understand the concepts a little better. A video of Fleisher performing the song, "Slope" has even received more than 48,000 views on YouTube. "Anything to get kids interested in math is what we need to do," Fleisher said.

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