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Incorporating hip-hop into the classroom is an effective way to increase the engagement of students, especially in urban schools. The use of hip-hop in education has become more popular in recent years and is a tool that could potentially benefit many teachers. Several studies were looked at that showed positive outcomes when teachers communicated and interacted with their students in a culturally congruent manner. By incorporating hip-hop while student teaching, this author observed a noticeable increase in student engagement.
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McDaniel, E. (2017). Using Elements of Hip-Hop to Promote Student Engagement. Learning to Teach, 6(1). Retrieved from http://utdr.utoledo.edu/learningtoteach/vol6/iss1/3
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