Ruben and the 7B swag team! Probability!! It all started actually a couple of years ago, 3 to be exact, when some of my students made an instructional video complete with original song parody
“It’s raining numbers”. This school year, 2013-2014, my techie students came up with the idea to have math parody songs, lyrics to be on topics learned this year in math class. What happened after that was just amazing. Ruben and the 7B swag team was born. It started in math class during student choice time (see my post on student choice boards) when the lyrics to “Probability” were created. From there, the songs “Taxes”, “Volume”, “Factoring”, “Ratio”. The main song writer and singer is Ruben; but many students contributed to the making of the songs and the music video for “Probability”. Three of the students even stayed after school on the last full day of school (on a Friday) to record the last of the video.
Fast forward to school year 2014-2015, and these songs have become the intros and conclusions to my flipped class videos. This year’s students are really enjoying them – I left the songs off of one of my flips, and the students complained! One day in the hallway, I was walking with a couple of my students, and we passed Bella, the lead singer of “Ratio” (“Let it Go” from Frozen). They ran up to her and gave her a big hug – an instant ‘Star” with her 3 minutes of fame!
Here is a link to our Music! Enjoy!!! JEREMKO MATH MUSIC