Tag Archives: at-risk

Write a House: Building a More Literary Detroit

A few weeks ago, I talked about some of the problems facing Santa Fe Public Schools. Today, I want to talk about another educationally failing region of the country and the unique approach that one little non-profit called Write a … Continue reading

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Great Graphic Novels for the Younger Set

Hello all. I’ve been given the perfect excuse to talk about graphic novels again. Of course, I’ve written about how graphic novels can teach literacy¬†and heal literacy problems in at-risk youth. And I’ve provided lists of graphic novels that teachers … Continue reading

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Teaching Literacy to At-Risk Youth

xkcd is my favorite source of internet comic strips. If you’re not a big math/science nerd they probably won’t do much for you, but this one is my favorite. So what does this have to do with children’s books and … Continue reading

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