Sparking Engagement With Hip-Hop

From Michelle Obama’s rhymed appeal to high schoolers to attend college to Ellen DeGeneres’s recent spotlight on second-grade teacher Michael Bonner’s transformative use of rap in the classroom, the use of hip-hop in education seems to growing. But using hip-hop as a tool for teaching and learning is not new. Hip-hop based education (HHBE) research started near the end... Continue Reading →

Google, Microsoft or Apple Classrooms?

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. After all, what better way to secure a foothold in the market than impressing one’s brand to future consumers at a young age? Even more confounding... Continue Reading →

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