Culturally Responsive Teaching

Book study of Zaretta Hammond's CRT & the Brain

Why culturally responsive teaching?

Culture is central to learning. It plays a role not only in communicating and receiving information, but also in shaping the thinking process of groups and individuals. A pedagogy that acknowledges, responds to, and celebrates fundamental cultures offers full, equitable access to education for students from all cultures.

Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students' cultural references in all aspects of learning (Ladson-Billings,1994).


We'll "meet" digitally for five weeks starting May 26 to process the chapters we've read, do some personal reflection, group discussion, and action planning using Hammond's framework (below).

Participants will use FlipGrid and Google tools.

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