Implicit Bias with Zaretta Hammond and the end of private schools!
During today’s show, we discuss the following topics during our first segment:
- From the Washington Post piece on private school enrollment (below), how are private schools contributing to school segregation?
- To what extent are private schools necessary for a high-functioning education system?
In our second segment, we have THE Zaretta Hammond on our show, author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain. Zaretta Hammond joins us from the beautiful state of California, right after a full day of leading professional development!
- New research says schools don’t matter much in helping kids climb the economic ladder
- Private School enrollment contributes to school segregation
- Zaretta Hammond’s Blog “Ready4Rigor“
Zaretta Hammond is the author of the bestselling book, Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain. Zaretta is a former writing teacher turned equity freedom fighter and over 19 years ago, Zaretta moved from supporting students in her classroom to supporting teachers who are committed to getting better results with their culturally and linguistically diverse students. Zaretta has trained instructional coaches, designed national seminars for teachers and school leaders and is a regular presenter at national conferences for education. Zaretta’s research revolves around literacy, vocabulary development and equity. Zaretta established and writes for the blog “Ready4Rigor” and is most widely known at present for her more recent publication: “Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain.” Finally, Zaretta is the proud parent of two young adult children, both of whom she taught to read before they went to school. She resides in Berkeley, California with her husband and family. So let’s get into it