Category Hip Hop Ed
Here are some of my big takeaways for educators (and students) from On the Come Up, the sophomore novel by Angie Thomas. There are no major spoilers, but I do include plot details and character descriptions so read at your own discretion! 1. The School-to-Prison Pipeline A major theme of On the Come Up is the […]
How could you do us like that? This was my first thought after watching the Saturday Night Live sketch in which Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda plays a substitute teacher who tries to impress his students via hip hop. By “us” I mean teachers who are part of the #HipHopEd movement, a collective of educators who think deeply about ways to […]
My first book is about to drop very soon! Stay tuned for more info! #HipHopEd
When students take history into their own hands, they begin to see themselves as agents of change, responsible for challenging and rewriting the narratives that have excluded them in the past.