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All TIP Curriculum UnitsView by: Year | Seminar

Unit TitleAuthor


Soundtrack to Our Class: Reading, Writing, and Speaking about Music

Emma Connolly
Keywords: Middle School, English Language Arts, Identity, figurative language, theme, writing, social-emotional learning, Reading, community building

A Class Act

Margo A. Pinckney
Keywords: race relations, data collection

W.E.B. Du Bois and the Making of Accordion Books, Data Portraits, and People Places

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: The Philadelphia Negro, W.E.B. Du Bois, Placemaking, Social Epidemiology, 7th Ward, Data visualization, Data Portraits, Accordion Books

Unraveling the Block: DuBois, The Seventh Ward and Our Responsibility

Tyriese James Holloway
Keywords: Heterogeneity, space, Protagonism, Place, activism

Correcting Epistemic Injustices and Memorializing 19th Century Black Women

Shaquita Smith
Keywords: marginalized groups, Monuments, murals, epistemic injustice, historically marginalized voices, The Philadelphia Negro, The Old Seventh Ward, Sociology, W.E.B. Du Bois, using sociology to study history, black women

World History or White History?: Deconstructing Race in the World History Classroom

Keeler Park
Keywords: map reading, Equity, History, Geography, discussion, Sociology, world history, society, power, race, primary source, social studies, Slavery, document-based questions, DBQ, annotation, analysis, criticality, Critical Race Theory

The “Peculiar” Race: W.E.B. Du Bois, the Seventh Ward, and The Philadelphia Negro

Robbie Marsden
Keywords: Du Bois, Sociology, Philadelphia Negro, Seventh Ward

DuBois and the Seventh Ward: A Study of The Philadelphia Negro and Its Counternarrative of Black People’s Evolution in Urban America

Ryann Rouse
Keywords: informational text analysis, historical fiction, high school ELA, The Philadelphia Negro, summarization, W.E.B. DuBois, primary sources, Philadelphia, social science, Seventh Ward, cite evidence, Compare and contrast, author’s purpose

The School on Greenberg Street: Using The Philadelphia Negro and The House on Mango Street as models to tell the story of a neighborhood

Katherine Cohen Volin
Keywords: The Philadelphia Negro, The House on Mango Street, W.E.B. Du Bois, 7th Ward

What is Home?

Jeannette Moon
Keywords: maps, mapping, Du Bois, Home, Hansberry, Genre Analysis, survey, storytelling, Wayward Lives, Raisin in the Sun, Seventh Ward

Hip Hop Hope: Unlocking English Language Learning with Rhythms and Rhymes

Rebecca Horner
Keywords: movement, Music, hip-hop, healing, brain, Color Vowel Approach

Songs in the Key of MY Life

Nicole Flores
Keywords: Morning Meeting, lyrics, literacy, Music, The Brain, Socio-emotional Learning, Playlists

What Happens When High School Students Study the Role of Trauma in Black Art

Geoffrey Winikur
Keywords: Music, hip-hop, generational trauma, Trauma, white supremacy, racial violence, Black Art, Black Lives Matter, brain science

Music and Art Are Healing: Neurographic Art in the Classroom

Ms. Allison Aubry, M.ED
Keywords: meditative doodling, Music, neuro art, healing, Neurographic art, The Sound of Philadelphia, Art, brain breaks

Music’s Effect on Community Resilience

Theresa Eck
Keywords: Music, free black communities in the early republic, music’s effect on history, Philadelphia history, social emotional learning in history, Advanced Placement U.S. History aka APUSH, analyzing historical evidence

Trauma, Music, and Healing: The Power of Music to Transform a Classroom

Charlette Walker
Keywords: writing, Middle School, mental health, Music, Emotional Health, ELA, toxic stress, Trauma, social-emotional learning (SEL), resilience, digital literacy, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Music History from Philadelphia and the Emotional Being and Effect of Music on the Brain

Michelle Jackson
Keywords: local history, local artists, Music History, Music, Emotional Being, public schools, Philadelphia, brain


Karen Brinkley
Keywords: Leon Huff, Kenny Gamble, Music, Philadelphia International Records

“Rare Ability and Devotion”: Elizabeth Tyler, first visiting Black nurse of Philadelphia, as Counter-Narrative

Danina Garcia
Keywords: Medicine, Medical History, Henrietta Lacks, Tuberculosis, Nursing History, Philadelphia, African American History

How Do We Envision A More Sustainable And Just Philadelphia?

Dr. Joe Alberti
Keywords: fossil fuels, sustainability, solar energy, Renewable and Non-renewable Energy, Air Pollution