Jul 13, 2023

Children Do Much Better in Math When Music is Added to the Lesson: New Study

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A new study explored the causal role that music engagement has on student achievement in mathematics—and they found a significant benefit.

Researchers believe that music can make math more enjoyable, keep students engaged, and help ease their fear or anxiety about topics like fractions. The addition of music may even motivate kids to appreciate math and want to learn more.

A typical technique for integrating music into math lessons for young children involves clapping to songs with different rhythms learning numbers, and equating fractions to musical notes.

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