All individuals process information culturally and this influences how learning takes place. Drs. Annita Kerr-D’Amico and René Rochester combine the fascinating field of brain science with real-life, academic, and classroom experience to explore the role and impact of culture on the brain. Using the science of how youth’s brains are wired, they provide strategies that help close the educational-cultural gap. Understanding how cultural bridging enriches the academic and personal experience of students will assist those struggling in school. Educators, youth workers, and parents will benefit from this in-depth treatment of cultural bridging.
The Culturally-Wired Brain: Why Cultural Bridging is Critical For Learning and Understanding Paperback– September 1, 2015