Civic Innovation Resident 2019
Make music Count
Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture’s mission is to bring good food, good health and well-being to Atlanta’s urban community by feeding people right where they live.
Make Music Count is a math app taught through playing the piano. In our lessons 3rd - 11th grade students solve math equations where the answers are piano notes to immediately play popular songs on the piano. This app is available for school districts to license and use as a supplement during the school day, enrichment after school and for students to use at home.
Marcus has created a math curriculum and app taught through playing the piano. His mission is to eliminate math phobia in 3rd - 10th grade students. In lessons students solve real math equations where the answers are Piano notes to immediately play popular songs from the radio. Through his method of direct application of math that produces music students are able to increase their confidence in math while also learning an instrument.