Sunday, January 8, 2017 by Jethro Jones
Zaretta Hammond is the author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. You can find her on the web at Ready4rigor.com and on Twitter at @ready4rigor
- Culturally responsive teaching is seen as classroom management or one-off - both of these are wrong. It is really about learning.
- Dependent vs. Independent learners
- Brains aren’t any different, but the system is stacked against them.
- It’s about getting students to take control of their own learning.
- Once learning is relevant, then students can be engaged.
- Multi-cultural education vs. culturally responsive education.
- Where to start (Thanks to @feedurmind_read) in culturally responsive teaching.
- Leader to create the conversation to talk about our students.
- Counter-narratives - acknowledge the dominant narratives. Not about preaching from the leader.
- Trust undermines culturally responsive teaching.
- Here’s the three things we believe about our X students.
- What’s being said in the media about those students?
- Teachers are mirroring what they are seeing in the media.
- Starts with relational trust and creating counter-narratives.
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