Cultivating the Genius of Black Children

Strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years!

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Kim Harris-Mustafa

“The Genius of Black children is cultivated within themselves. You can see it in their dance and in their music. Black children’s genius is noticing your fashion, the way that they carry themselves… “

Iman Proctor

“I think I’m a hands-on type of person. Like, don’t tell me. Let me walk through it as you’re telling me. Like, Me physically doing what you’re telling me. Because if you do it for me, it went right in and out the other. Like, that doesn’t work for me that well because I won’t be able to retain information because I have, like a photographic memory….”

Secret & Imani

Tell us about your experience with your education?  SF: My name is Secret Ford. I think I would have liked to have a better understanding on how education was going to affect my future in the long run. I'm sure I've heard it a thousand times, the message came, but for...

Learning Styles

Learning Styles and preferences represent the ways in which we like to take in new learning and how learning sink into our long-term memory. 

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Cultivating the Genius of Black Children

We must develop a deeper understanding of children’s learning preferences in order to create learning environments that are exciting, rich, dynamic, and interesting. Learn how culture influences learning styles, preferences, and personalities in Black children.