Gloria Ladson-Billings is a professor at the University of Wisconsin who has studied the strategies of teachers who succeed with African American students. Ladson-Billings has been doing this for 20 years.
She has recognized hip hop as a primary element of culturally relevant pedagogy.
Professor Ladson-Billings will be in Minnesota on Wednesday, May 13th, to lead a workshop at the University of Minnesota.
Assignment: Interview Gloria Ladson-Billings about her work in advance of the May 13th event. A recorded conversation with music examples interwoven through post production could be an engaging Morning Blend feature.