I just finished a week-long institute and was struck by the way music figured into our last day together. We used two songs: "I Believe" by Yolanda Adams (http://youtu.be/J8IilJRdtcw) and "Life Is Better With You"by Michael Franti (http://youtu.be/1XEOVl875d0) and both made such a difference in the way we ended our time together. It made me wonder- what are your favorite songs for hard mornings, tricky afternoons, dance parties in class, long bus trips...? How do you use music to change the mood in your classroom, in your school, in your own world? Let's make an Edutopia playlist!
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