Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond
Each chapter should be read in preparation for discussion at the staff meeting for each month.
Part I: Building Awareness and Knowledge
October: Chapter 1: Climbing Out of the Gap pp. 12-20
- October Presentation
- October Going Deeper Reading: All Students Reading the Top: Strategies for Closing Academic Achievement Gaps
November: Chapter 2: What's Culture Got to Do With It? pp. 21-35
December: Chapter 3: This is Your Brain On Culture pp. 36-51
January: Chapter 4: Preparing to be a Culturally Responsive Practitioner pp. 52-69
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