Those of you interested in adolescent literacy might want to take a look at what’s going on at Buckhorn High School, in a small town in Alabama. I visited the school recently and wrote about its ten-year obsession with teaching literacy in every subject. At Buckhorn, every teacher teaches reading comprehension and writing strategies geared to their subject. It takes some pretty interesting forms; check it out.
A version of this news article first appeared in the High School Connections blog.