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Book of the Month

Culturally Responive Teaching and the Brain

by Zaretta Hammond 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


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