Professional Development

The Rhythm of Phonemic Awareness

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The Rhythm of Phonemic Awareness

Max Bent


No previous music or beatboxing experience necessary! Current research indicates that early learners of language must hear before they can read. Learn how to teach phonemic awareness through beatboxing in this exciting professional development workshop. Immerse yourself in the world of vocal percussion and learn to incorporate learning strategies to help guide students towards phonemic awareness through music-infused activities.

Sample Common Core Connection: Reading Foundational Skills 2 CLUSTER: Phonological Awareness: Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

*All workshops longer than 90 minutes include an on-site orientation meeting.


"The entire school could not get enough of Max Bent's show.The parents were skeptical to have a beatboxer entertain and educate the students, but word spread like wildfire that his performance was amazing."

Dottie, PTA, Lutherville Elementary

"Max was AMAZING! The kids LOVED and LEARNED so much! He is an arts integration master!"

Nicole, Teacher, Willards Elementary