Teachers go with the flow in hip-hop lessons

11/4/2009 | Fayetteville Observer (N.C.), The

More teachers are open to using hip-hop music to teach students new words and other lessons, says the co-founder of one such program, Flocabulary. Research has shown the program can boost student test scores. "Pencil and paper and worksheets and reading from a book isn't going to cut it now days," one North Carolina teacher said. "Especially with all the technology, Xboxes and video games."

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