Adolescent literacy: The hottest topic

February 2007
Reading Today;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p12
The article highlights the views of experts on the issue of adolescent literacy in the U.S. William G. Brozo, author of the book "To Be a Boy, To Be a Reader: Engaging Teen and Preteen Boys in Active Literacy," described the reading interests of high school students. Douglas B. Fisher, chairman of the International Reading Association's (IRA) Adolescent Literacy Committee, believe that problems in curricula influence literacy. While Jack Cassidy recommended staff development and preservice training to improve literacy.


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