Tenn. educator uses music to teach social studies

08/28/2012 | Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tenn.), The

Tennessee teacher Andrew Klicka started writing social studies lessons in rap three years ago to help students remember difficult concepts. That spring, his class presented a school "social studies concert." Klicka's musical compositions have expanded to 20 songs in a variety of genres, including techno, reggae and funk, dealing with concepts in science, grammar, history and math.

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