Kool Exploration

Part I:
Object based learning is a fun way to learn about a topic or time period. In the box on the table is an object that will kick off our learning journey.

You have 10 minutes to find out everything you can about the object. You are free to use any means of research available to you. You can work with a team, as a class, or as an individual.

After 10 minutes, we will discuss what you learned, why you think the object is important and relate it to our work together.

Part II:

What sticks with you protocol.

This is a segment from the 83 BBC documentary “Beat This: A hip hop history” Malcolm Mclaren describes his first hip-hop experience, followed by the legendary Kool DJ Herc. Click here to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BY4af1Knv-Q

History of the birth Hip Hop Culture until 1991 prt1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8IO2KHjXZg

The four pillars of hip hop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35SjbcqFzf8

The South Bronx: Where Hip Hop Was Born: https://www.wnyc.org/story/89709-south-bronx-hip-hop-year-zero/

B. Field Trip to the Hip Hop Archive at Cornell University

C. Guest artist visit and residency from DJ ha-Meen (Ben Ortiz)

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Part III:
Discussion. Reflection.

Where are we now? How can music be a vehicle or voice for social justice, protest, and change?
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Please go to the discussion forum and share your thoughts.