Teacher makes connections between hip-hop, U.S. history

11/7/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

Teachers increasingly are using hip-hop to teach academic subjects, according to a recent report that shows more than 300 schools are incorporating it in classroom lessons. One educator teaches history by comparing the American Revolution to the highly publicized hip-hop disputes of the 1990s, and makes comparisons between historical figures and well-known hip-hop artists. Supporters say the teaching method engages students, particularly minorities, and helps them relate to the material.

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