Making Math Cool with the Rappin’ Mathematician


Presenter: Alex Kajitani
Core Area: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.2, Planning 1.3, Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.3, Instruction 2.4, Instruction 2.5, Learning Environment 3.1, Learning Environment 3.3, Professional Practices and Responsibilities 4.2
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Do your students think math is cool, or do they find it more of a chore? In this one-hour course, you’ll learn the best tips and tricks from rapping math teacher Alex Kajitani to take your lessons to the next level. Come and be inspired to make math cool again.

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“Cool” is rarely the word people think of when it comes to math, but educator and author Alex Kajitani says that by using a few tricks and strategies, teachers can present math in a cool and engaging way that changes the way students themselves talk about it. Inspired by his love for rap and his passion for teaching math, Mr. Kajitani created his own math rap to teach his students about decimals and has been finding creative ways to present math lessons ever since.  

After taking this course you’ll know more about:

  • Why making math lessons engaging is so important
  • Resources that make creative math lessons easier
  • Tips and tricks to put together a cool math lesson that your students will love

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111 reviews for Making Math Cool with the Rappin’ Mathematician

  1. Laura – Jesus Chapel (verified owner)

    This was super interesting. After this session I went up to 2 people and told them about the calculator magic. Then there were some others that were interesting I would like to know more problems on the Minute Mystery Detectives.

  2. Terry – HALLETTSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    I thought this course was very interesting and had some good take aways.

  3. TALYCIA – LUFKIN ISD (verified owner)

    Very engaging math ideas to get students talking about math.

  4. Heberto – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    very informative

  5. Christy – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Love it!

  6. Juanita – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Very informative!! Im excited to try these out in my classroom!!

  7. Leticia – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Great course.

  8. Ana – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Very good approach to engaging student in math.

  9. Maria – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Wow! It is an awesome training with so many wonderful ideas on how engage our students with math. I love it!!!

  10. Myrna – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Absolutely Amazing!!

  11. Julie – BURLESON ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas!

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