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Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Zaretta L Hammond, Zaretta Hammond

A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction


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 implementation--until now.

In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-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' learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners Prompts for action and valuable self-reflection

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Publisher: Not available
Publish Date: 12/01/2014
Pages: 192
ISBN-13: 9781483308012
ISBN-10: 1483308014
Language: English

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A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction
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 implementationuntil now. In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-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' learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners Prompts for action and valuable self-reflection

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