Ms. Hammond is a national education consultant and author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.

Ms. Hammond focuses on making culturally responsive pedagogy understandable and practical for educators. She uses the lens of neuroscience to help teachers see the interaction between student relationships, academic mindset, and processing content that leads to higher achievement for diverse students.

She is a former writing teacher and has been consulting with school districts and non-profit organizations around issues of equity, literacy, and culturally responsive teaching for the past 20 years.

Register and See Zaretta Hammond

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Relevance and Rigor

Connecting neuroscience to cultural responsiveness, Zaretta Hammond discusses her book, Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain. Ms Hammond also facilitates a workshop highlighting her "Ready for Rigor" framework. AIE is excited to have Ms. Hammond at our conference!