– A new case study by Crystal A. Kalinec-Craig, assistant professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development (COEHD), explores the benefits and challenges of using Mariachi music to introduce math concepts to elementary school students. In the study, Kalinec-Craig describes her observation of a third grade math […]Read more "Can Mariachi music be used to teach mathematics to third graders?"
A child looks at me from across the room. Moments ago, he was motionless and emotionally upset. Now he wears a beaming smile and holds his breath in anticipation. Then he erupts in vigorous foot stomping, knowing that I see every move, and hearing the thump-thump of the guitar bass line that reflects his movements. […]Read more "A child’s musical side allows spirit to shine"