Articles from staff writer Jarrod Horton

New Hip Hop CD Provides Multiplication Times Table Tips that Helps Parents & Teachers Make Learning Math Fun

Children struggling in math can use new teaching strategies designed to provide an exciting and effective way to teach students multiplication facts. The ‘Learning with Lil’ D’ educational CD combines professionally produced hip-hop music and lyrics to appeal to seven to 12 year old children….. Read More

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Preserving the Foundation> Interviewing Curtis Sherrod

Harlem’s Hip Hop Culture Center Honoring the Legends Jarrod Horton Staff Writer 125th Street in Harlem is famous for everything. From the hustlers and merchants who hawk products and goods on the sidewalk, from Malcolm

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Comic Book Adventure: Blank Mission or Discover Treasure

C2E2 stands for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. It by line reads that this convention spans the “latest and greatest from comics, movies, television toys, anime, magna, and video games.” It was held earlier this year in March and took place at the enormous McCormick Place as opposed to Rosemont Theatre in the suburbs…… Read More

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Tutor Programs Lacking in School System

In 2006 former President George w. Bush signed an extension of the landmark education law called “No Child Left Behind”. One of the stipulations of the law was that consistently failing schools, that serve poor children, give those same students the option of a new school, or tutoring from private companies or other groups. This was going to get paid for with federal money; typically more than $1,800 per child in big cities. This would seem like a big deal in most instances except for the fact most parents and students were unaware of the programs……. Read More

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