Book of the Month
Year Published: 2014
To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implemention - until now.
In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cultting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. The book includes:
-Information on how one's culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships.
-Ten "key moves" to build students' learners operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners
- Prompts for action and value self-reflection