Help students learn to CONQUER WORD PROBLEMS in a way that is engaging and real.

“Hip-Hop Math is a long overdue, brilliant approach to an unnecessary deficit too many of our young people are facing.”

Mark Federman, Principal
East Side Community High School, New York

Tap the combined power of hip-hop pedagogy and scenario-based mathematics to open a world of learning and dynamic possibilities. Using a research-based approach to building academic capacities, Hip-Hop Math provides the strategies, tips, and tools students need to competently and confidently conquer word problems. Hip-Hop Math is designed to authentically engage students while simultaneously empowering educators to meet rigorous, high-level objectives.

Includes standards-based, stage-by-stage walk-throughs of time-honored practices including:

  • Make a Table
  • Draw a Picture
  • Guess and Check
  • Write an Equation
  • Work Backwards
  • Look for a Pattern
  • Make an Organized List
  • Build Academic Vocabulary

For orders of 10 or more copies, contact Alex directly for special pricing.

“Teach core math strategies, tackle word problems, and attain results with hard-to-reach students.”

Dr. Robert Blackburn, Former Superintendent
Oakland Public Schools and Faculty,
Principal Leadership Institute, U.C. Berkeley


Dr. Robert Blackburn

“Finally, a genuinely engaging math curriculum that doesn’t sacrifice rigor. I love the way pedagogy is brought to life by marrying meaningful, real-world applicability to efficacious, standards-based, academic achievement. As all the research proves, when math matters, kids will make the effort to learn. Two words: HOME RUN!”

Suzanne Skipper
Academic Dean, Instructional Specialist,
Seminole County Public Schools, Florida

Suzanne Skipper