Hammond’s ideal culturally responsive teacher is the “Warm Demander,” one who is at the cross-section between “Active Demandingness” and “Personal Warmth” with the following attributes:
I hope you are able to get a copy of Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain and are able to take a deeper dive into the culturally responsive teaching brain based practices that Hammond advocates. In the meantime, I have shared a few articles from Zaretta Hammond herself within the same field of study:
- Teaching Tolerance: Cultural Responsiveness Starts With Real Caring
- Cult of Pedagogy: 3 Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive
- Edutopia: Making Connections: Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain Q&A
If you have any other resources on Culturally Responsive Teaching (or Education) please feel free to share below.
Alan Ellis, Academic Intervention Specialist