Black History Month Contest 2022: Meet The Winners And Finalists

Black History Month Contest 2022: Meet the winners and finalists

We’re announcing the Flocabulary contest winners and finalists for Black History Month 2022! In honor of Black History Month, we invited students to be the researchers, lyricists and rappers. Students from all over the country selected under-recognized Black historical figures for their song lyrics. We received over 760 submissions from teachers and parents on behalf of their students. Looking to bring relevant resources into your classroom? Use these lessons to explore Black historical figures and events year-round. Explore Racial & Social Justice lessons This contest is the perfect way to practice culturally responsive teaching and elevate student voice while inviting…

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Q&A With Jaden, Our Black History Rap Contest Winner

Q&A with Jaden, Our Black History Rap Contest Winner

We are thrilled to announce that we've selected our winner of the Black History Rap Contest: Jaden. Jaden J. is a gifted poet, and with over 1,000 submissions, his immediately stood out for its emotional power and imagery even in its opening line and impressing us with his lyricism all the way through. Jaden seamlessly wove together John Lewis's biography, the broader historical context, connections to today and the impact he has had on him personally. In his video, it's also clear that Jaden is a talented performer. We can't wait to meet him in person when he records his song with…

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Flocabulary And Black History Month: Teacher-Tested Best Practices

Flocabulary and Black History Month: Teacher-Tested Best Practices

Black History Month is an important time for teachers to highlight both the struggles and the vast achievements of Black figures in history. Teachers may look to our handy compilation of Flocabulary’s Black History Month content for inspiration, however, with so much material and history, it can be difficult to know where to begin. To break down our content further, we asked teachers for ideas and tips on using Flocab during Black History Month. Starting broadly and working into more specific applications, these are some best practices for using Flocabulary to teach Black History.

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