Hip Hop Culture Empowers Student Writing and Communication – Virtual Professional Learning

  • Hip Hop Culture Empowers Writing and Communication
  • Hip Hop Culture Empowers Writing and Communication
  • Hip Hop Culture Empowers Student Writing and Communication
  • Hip Hop Culture Empowers Student Writing and Communication

Description

NOTE: Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.

In this virtual professional learning program Baba Bomani will support teachers to be able to use aspects of hip-hop art and culture to create an engaging learning environment. This active workshop will guide teachers to lead rhyme-based strategies to build student writing and communication skills using the five steps of the Writing Process (pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, publishing).

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers

Learning Intentions

Participants will:

  • engage with the history of the hip-hop element of breakdancing and MC’ing
  • learn how to count bars in music through the art of breakdancing.
  • analyze the similarities and differences between essay writing and songwriting.
  • understand how to use “call and response” as a hip-hop educational tool.
  • apply techniques for improving writing skills.
  • integrate strategies for increasing vocabulary through creating rhymes.
  • employ techniques for rearranging or “remixing” sentences to fit the required style and format.
  • identify strategies to meet the needs of students with differing learning styles.
  • plan strategies to create a safe space for creative students.
  • apply aspects of hip-hop art and culture to create an engaging learning environment.
  • lead rhyme-based strategies to build students skills in and appreciation of writing and communication.

YA Connections

  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Creating; Anchor Standard 1: Conceptualizing & Generating Ideas
  • Artistic Process: Connecting; Anchor Standard 11: Relating artistic ideas and works within societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
  • Culturally Responsive Practices

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 3: Equity & Culture
  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Price & Info

Price

Workshop Cost per Day: $560 (90 minute session)

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual programs are not charged for travel)

Information

Program Length: 90 minutes

Workshop Minimum # of Days: 1-2

Appropriate For Grade(s): 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Theme

Theme

Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

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