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Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation

Author
First Name: 
Christopher
Last Name: 
Emoin
Subtitle: 
Essential Tools for the Urban Science Educator and Researcher
Publish City: 
Rotterdam
Publish Company: 
Sense Publishers
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2010

Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation utilizes autobiography, outcomes of research studies, theorietical explorations, and accounts of students' experiences in schools to shed light on the causes for the lack of educational achievement of urban youth from the hip-hop generation. 

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Urban-Science-Education-Hip-Hop-Generation/dp/9087909861
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Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation

Author
First Name: 
Christopher
Last Name: 
Emdin
Subtitle: 
Essential Tools for the Urban Science Educator and Researcher
Publish City: 
Rotterdam
Publish Company: 
Sense Publishers
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2010

Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation utilizes autobiography, outcomes of research studies, theorietical explorations, and accounts of students' experiences in schools to shed light on the causes for the lack of educational achievement of urban youth from the hip-hop generation. 

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Urban-Science-Education-Hip-Hop-Generation/dp/9087909861
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The Lottery

Author
First Name: 
Madeleine
Last Name: 
Sackler
Subtitle: 
You Could Win An Education
Publish Company: 
Breaking Glass Pictures
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
2010

In a country where 58% of African American 4th graders are functionally illiterate, The Lottery uncovers the failures of the traditional public school system and reveals that hundreds of thousands of parents attempt to flee the system every year. The Lottery follows four of these families from Harlem and the Bronx who have entered their children in a charter school lottery.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003XSTS2W/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_2?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B0000UHFBC&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0DPRV8P8N2X55E7PKRRF
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Losing My Cool

Author
First Name: 
Thomas Chatterton
Last Name: 
Williams
Subtitle: 
How A Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Penguin
ISSN/ISBN: 
159420263
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
April
Year: 
2010

A pitch-perfect account of how hip-hop culture drew in the author and how his father drew him out again-with love, perseverance, and fifteen thousand books.

Pages: 
225
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Multiplication Nation

Author
First Name: 
Alex
Last Name: 
Kajitani
Subtitle: 
The Rappin' Mathematician, Workbook and 2 CDs
Publish City: 
Carlsbad, CA
Publish Company: 
Math Raps
Language: 
English
Periodical: 
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2008

This must-have supplement to the Multiplication Nation CD features everything you need to teach your students times tables from 0 to 10, including:

Fun, music-compatible practice worksheets
Visual, memory-enhancing flashcards
Comprehensive pre- and post- tests
Hip, positive certificates of completion for students.

 

Pages: 
88
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/2-Multiplication-Nation-Rappin-Mathematician/dp/B0041FGEF0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1304102501&sr=8-3
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The Rappin' Mathemetician

bio photoIf my middle school math teacher broke out into a rap about the quadratic formula, I might not know how to handle myself in a classroom. However, for Alex Kajitani's students, a rapping mathematician is exactly what keeps them motivated to come to class.



Misunderstood Minds

Author
First Name: 
Kirk
Last Name: 
Michael
Collaborators: 
Bridid Sullivan & Michele Korf
Subtitle: 
Searching for Success in School
Publish Company: 
WGBH Educational Foundation
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
2004

You feel like the luckiest person alive: your seven-year-old is a bright, social, athletic child with countless friends. His potential seems unlimited, his future success unquestionable. Then one day a teacher calls you to tell you that your child can't read.

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Hard Times at Douglass High

Author
First Name: 
Alan and Susan
Last Name: 
Raymond
Subtitle: 
A No Child Left Behind Report Card
Publish Company: 
HBO Documentary Films
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Month: 
July
Day: 
8
Year: 
2008

The No Child Left Behind Act was created to boost academic levels of American students by setting standardized goals across the nation - and holding states, districts and schools accountable for performance. For urban schools in high-poverty areas, reaching these goals is a daunting task, and many now face the possibility of being taken over by the state - even being shut down.

Hard Times at Douglass High
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Hard-Times-Douglass-High-Behind/dp/B001AY6QJY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1288725816&sr=1-1
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The Hobart Shakespeareans

Author
First Name: 
Mel
Last Name: 
Stuart
Publish Company: 
New Video Group
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Month: 
February
Day: 
28
Year: 
2006

The Hobart Shakespeareans of Hobart Boulevard Elementary School is a 2007 documentary film that tells the story of the inspirational inner-city Los Angeles school teacher Rafe Esquith whose rigorous fifth-grade curriculum includes English, mathematics, geography, and literature.

The Hobart Shakespeareans
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Hobart-Shakespeareans-Ian-McKellen/dp/B000CRR3GA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1288725112&sr=1-1
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Misunderstood Minds

Author
First Name: 
Michael
Last Name: 
Kirk
Subtitle: 
Searching for Success in School
Publish Company: 
WGHB Boston Video
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Month: 
June
Day: 
29
Year: 
2004

Misunderstood Minds is a captivating documentary that unreels like a topnotch drama--you'll be on the edge of your seat while having a series of "aha" moments. The 90-minute production spends three years following five families with children who struggle with learning disabilities.

Misunderstood Minds
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Misunderstood-Minds-Searching-Success-School/dp/B0001WTUIA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1288724543&sr=8-1
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