January 11, 2014

Arts Integration, Culture, Inspiration

How Hip-Hop Promoted Cross-Cultural Education

Hip-hop is unique in that it transcends gender, age, ethnic backgrounds, and can be a powerful tool for teaching educational concepts. Jake “2Pi” Scott of 2 Pi Productions produced this “Pythagorean Theorem” rap with Ernesto Lara:

And, watch how cross-cultural education took place when students in the Dominican Republic performed the Pythagorean rap for their student body—learning mathematical AND English concepts.