MISD CCS Online Book Study: Culturally Responsive Teaching & the Brain (clock hours available)
Administered by Mercer Island
- Nova Williams
In this 8-week online course, participants will read Culturally Responsive Teaching & the Brain by Zaretta Hammond to learn how to build the cognitive resources of culturally diverse students, as a way to close the achievement gap.Culturally Responsive Teaching is about using culture as a cognitive scaffold to increase student learning. It involves building awareness and knowledge of culture and the brain, building learning partnerships with students and building intellectual capacity to create independent learners. Click here for the framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching.
Who Should Take This Course?
This course is intended for teachers, instructional coaches, and instructional leaders at all grade levels.
Fri, December 14 2018 12:00 AM - Fri, February 15 2019 11:59 PMOnline Only