Press Coverage

Rappers Delight

He raps.“The quadratic formula is the tool you use when those prime quadratics have you singing the blues,” he chants over a driving beat. Not the type to be tied to a textbook, Scott writes, edits, directs, and stars in his own music videos about math. (Maryland Life)


Montgomery Blair High School Teacher Uses Rap Videos to Help Students with Math

Jake Scott doesn't just teach the lesson. He feels the beat. His nickname is 2Pi and this Montgomery Blair High School math teacher can get feet tapping. (Fox News)

Montgomery High School Teacher Engages Students By Putting Math Lessons To Rap



On the video, the rapper known as 2 Pi reels off rhymes as teenagers in classrooms and hallways sway and bop to the music. It’s upbeat. It’s catchy. It’s . . . math. (The Washington Post)

Teacher Uses Music to Make Math Fun and Cool


Student engagement is a goal in schools everywhere.  A teacher in the Washington suburbs has found a way to engage and motivate students-- by bringing rhythm and fun to mathematics. (Voice of America)

Blair Teacher and Wrestling Coach Jake Scott Reverses Math into Raps

For Montgomery Blair wrestling coach and math teacher, Jake Scott, seeing his students succeed means helping them remember lessons.  To ensure this happens, Scott produces original rap videos about abstract mathematics for his students. (WUSA9 )

Interview with NEA

Interview with NEA