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Born out of Struggle: Analyzing the Origins of Hip Hop through Primary Sources

  • 20 Oct 2022
  • 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
  • online

Mid-Hudson Reading Council
(Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education [CTLE] Approval 23114
Mount Saint Mary College, Division of Education
Vassar College, Department of Education

Joshua Patterson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education, Mount Saint Mary College

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Virtual Presentation, 4:15-5:45

Born out of Struggle:
Analyzing the Origins of Hip Hop through Primary Sources

After registering with your school district, please email your intention to attend to: A link for the presentation will be sent to you on October 19, 2022 after you contact us.
Members of MHRC and NYSRA may attend for free. Guests may attend for $15.00
Please send membership or guest checks to: Traci Cillis, 1 Halley Court, Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Joshua Patterson, flyer revised.docx
In this presentation, Dr. Patterson will cover strategies designed to maximize engagement for K-12 students when analyzing/evaluating historical photographs, songs, and film footage
. The presentation will model an investigation into the roots of hip-hop music emerging from the social contexts in the Bronx during the late 1970s, as told through primary source artifacts. Teachers across all grade levels can look forward to extending their writing instruction tools to use primary resources as informational resources and as mentor texts through this presentation.

New York State Teaching Standards will be addressed during this presentation. Standard I: “Knowledge of Students and Student Learning.,” Element I.3 “Teachers demonstrate knowledge of and are responsive to the economic, social, cultural, linguistic, family, and community factors that influence their students’ learning.”  Standard III “Instructional Practice.” Element III.5 “Teachers engage students in the development of multidisciplinary skills, such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and use of technology.” 

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