Tagged with culturally relevant pedagogy

Brooklyn ‘Hood Poetry–Early Days of School Lesson

Brooklyn ‘Hood Poetry–Early Days of School Lesson

I have been in writing whirlwind the last few weeks as I finished and submitted a couple of academic articles from my dissertation (finally…). I have also been purging the dozens of journal articles from my doctoral coursework that I have kept for YEARS in my file cabinet, producing piles and piles of paper that … Continue reading

Teaching with Hip Hop/Rap Music

Teaching with Hip Hop/Rap Music

While procrastinating in the most productive way this morning, I read this article about Slick Rick, a musician I have been a fan of since the 6th grade when we sat in Jimmy Meceda’s bedroom listening to a 45″ record of “LaDiDaDi” of Doug E. Fresh and MC Ricky D (later known as Slick Rick) … Continue reading