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Söderman, Johan; Sernhede, Ove – Music Education Research, 2016
Since hip-hop first appeared in New York over 35 years ago, it has been associated with social activism and education. Accordingly, it is not surprising that academic institutions in universities and K-12 schools are interested in hip-hop. In this article, we will highlight the "hip-hop academisation" and map out a new direction in a…
Descriptors: Dance, Popular Culture, Music, Foreign Countries
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Lauzon, Robb Conrad; Cooke, Laquana – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2017
This article addresses and explores hip-hop's reclamation of space using transit as a public bulletin. It is situated within counter-publics discourse and couched in the theoretical frameworks offered by visual rhetorical theory. This article also discusses hip-hop counter-publics through guerrilla advertising by former graffiti artists, SKI and…
Descriptors: African American Culture, Resistance (Psychology), Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric
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Belle, Crystal – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2016
Current scholarship suggests that many youths identify with hip-hop, especially youths of color. Study of this artistic form has been suggested as a means of helping youths acquire and become fluent in literacy practices. This article explores how the use of a hip-hop literacies curriculum addressed the literacy skills of urban ninth-grade English…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music, Culturally Relevant Education, Minority Groups
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Broughton, Anthony – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Cultural continuity between home and school has been emphasized in a range of research concerning diversity and multicultural education [Colombo, M. (2005). "Reflections from teachers of culturally diverse children." "Young Children, Beyond the Journal," 60(6). Retrieved from…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music, Cultural Context, Play
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Evans Pim, Joám – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
For decades Hip Hop cultural practices have been disparaged for allegedly inciting and being responsible for the eruption of urban violence. This assumption, likely built upon pre-existing biases regarding the street culture and ethnic minorities where Hip Hop emerged, ignored how some of the genre's main elements -- particularly freestyle rap,…
Descriptors: Peace, Violence, Prevention, Conflict Resolution
Adjapong, Edmund S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation explores the context of urban science education as it relates to the achievement and engagement of urban youth. This study provides a framework for Hip-Hop Pedagogy, an approach to teaching and learning anchored in the creative elements of Hip-Hop culture, in STEM as an innovative approach to teaching and learning demonstrates…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, African American Culture, Music, Popular Culture
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Adjapong, Edmund S.; Emdin, Christopher; Levy, Ian – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
In this paper, the authors analyze and discuss an initiative aimed at engaging urban youth who are traditionally disengaged in STEM. The initiative focuses on utilizing hip-hop as a tool for bridging the divides between urban high school students' culture and the culture of STEM disciplines. In lieu of traditional classroom assignments, students…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, STEM Education, High School Students, Cultural Influences
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Kuttner, Paul J. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
Amid concerns about the decreasing political engagement of young people, scholars and policy makers have begun discussing the "civic achievement gap," disparities in civic capacity between low-income students and Students of Color and their White, wealthier counterparts. While this scholarship raises important issues, it often relies on…
Descriptors: Art Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation
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Slaten, Christopher D.; Rivera, Roberto C.; Shemwell, Daniel; Elison, Zachary M. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2016
A growing body of research suggests educators need to focus on cultivating social and emotional competencies that youth will need to thrive in the new knowledge economy (Durlak, Weissberg, Dymnicki, Taylor, & Schellinger, 2011). For marginalized urban youth, in particular, few have derived programs and interventions to assist with these…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Urban Youth
Robinson, Petra A., Ed.; Allen-Handy, Ayana, Ed.; Bryant, Amber, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
In 2014, The Urban Education Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosted its first biennial International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In 2016, the second hosting of the conference took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Additionally, in 2018, the third hosting of the conference took place in…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, 21st Century Skills