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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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Khalifa, Muhammad – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
Ladson-Billings, Gay and among others have demonstrated the strong need for educational curriculum and practice to respond to the specific academic, cultural, and social needs of culturally unique, minoritized students. This article focuses on culturally responsive leadership practices for students with Hip-Hop identity performatives. This…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Culturally Relevant Education, Popular Culture, Music
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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Prier, Darius D. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
In this article, the social imagination of community-based sites of urban resistance enable out-of-school literacy practices in Black popular culture to foreground the contemporary context in which youth empowerment is nurtured in out-of-school learning settings. Second, the author chronicles how youth advocates in hip-hop--based community…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music, Cultural Context, African American Culture
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Irizarry, Jason G. – Education and Urban Society, 2009
The potential of drawing from urban youth culture, and hip-hop more specifically, to serve as a bridge to the standard curriculum has been well documented. However, the richness and potential benefits of hip-hop are more far-reaching and present significant implications for teacher education and professional development efforts as well. This…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Youth, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Price, Robert J., Jr. – Convergence, 2005
Adult education instructors and administrators, who typically are not members of the hip hop generation, often have little knowledge and understanding of rap music (also known as gangsta rap) and hip hop culture, and consequently do not take the black popular cultural phenomenon seriously as it relates to adult education. Adult educators,…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Adult Education, Masculinity, Adult Educators
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
Meloni, Christine – Library Media Connection, 2007
With the explosion of technology, librarians are not the only ones who sometimes feel that reading has taken a backseat as a recreational activity. Readers are not reading like they used to. However, while overall readership is down in almost every demographic group, African-Americans, a faction traditionally considered reluctant readers, are…
Descriptors: Tales, Urban Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Popular Culture
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Gilbert, Juan E.; Eugene, Wanda; Swanier, Cheryl; Arbuthnot, Keena; Hood, Stafford; Grant, Michael McKenzie; West, Melanie L. – Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
When culture is integrated into the mathematics classroom, it improves students' academic achievement, helps move classrooms towards an equitable learning environment, helps students to have positive beliefs about mathematics, and integrates mathematics with other disciplines. Moreover, if you observe today's kids, the use of video games in their…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Instructional Design, Educational Practices, Case Studies
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Hayes, Kecia, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
This book examines the maligned students who populate urban schools and finds a talented group of resilient young people who deserve the support of the larger society. The editors and authors explore the ways such students are undermined, in the process developing new ways of teaching based on an understanding and appreciation of them.…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools, Urban Education