# Mathematics

In many classrooms there exists a linguistic barrier between the teacher and students that can directly affect student performance and achievement in mathematics. *Positive Records Music-Based Mathematics Instruction Programs** (produced under the brand SchoolBook Jingles) *translate mathematical terms and concepts into language and format that is credible and likeable to students.

## Helping Students Expand Their Math Vocabulary

**SchoolBook Math Jingles **help students become familiar with both definition and context of mathematics terms by **highlighting **the various **applications of mathematics in business and science** and the song lyrics also **demonstrate how ****mathematics is used in everyday life**. Being more familiar with mathematical terms **helps students to better recognize and answer exam questions** and it also provides them with **additional confidence to articulate what they are learning or not learning**.

## Motivating Student to Explore Mathematics

Another important objective of **SchoolBook Math Jingles** is to help promote interest in mathematics amongst underprivileged students and to help motivate them to accept the challenge of learning advanced subjects such as Algebra, Geometry and Calculus. The song lyrics explain why it has become increasingly necessary for them to obtain knowledge and skills in advanced math and science in order for them to become qualified for both higher education and employment opportunities.