Newly-launched news program connects younger students with age-appropriate news


news-studentsFlocabulary, creator of educational hip-hop videos, activities and assessments, is launching The Week in Rap Junior, a weekly program that engages elementary students in cross-curricular learning through age-appropriate news stories.

With a new video, standards-based exercises and an interactive creative challenge each week, the dynamic series provides a unique platform to teach core subjects through real-world news and promote the development of important skills like reading, writing and critical thinking.

“We have learned that helping students make connections to the broader world around them is a...

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