George Lucas Educational Foundation

Rann Miller

After-School Program Director

Rann Miller directs the 21st Century Community Learning Center, a federally funded after-school program located in southern New Jersey. He spent six years teaching in charter schools in Camden, New Jersey. He is the creator, writer, and editor of the Official Urban Education Mixtape Blog. His writing on race and urban education has appeared in Salon, AlterNet, and the Progressive, where he is an education fellow.

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  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Teaching Black History in Culturally Responsive Ways

    Black history is American history and should be taught throughout the year across the curriculum—not confined to a single month.
  • Student Engagement

    Using Culturally Responsive Lessons to Boost Engagement

    Identifying students’ likes and interests and connecting them to course content is a good way to get students motivated to learn.