Tag Archives: Brain

Teaching Tiny Tots: The Importance of Preschool on a Tender Brain

Nov 10, 2018 by Dale Harris Attendance for early childhood education or preschool has fluctuated between 40-50% over the last couple of decades. This low attendance rate is surprising. Especially given that the general consensus is that preschool education is very important. One study of close to a million children in North Carolina, showed that preschool helped students maintain high… Read More »

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

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… Read More »