According to the US Department of Education, more than 85 percent of black fourth-grade boys aren't proficient in reading. What kind of reading experiences should we be creating to ensure that all children read well? In a talk that will make you rethink how we teach, educator and author Alvin Irby explains the reading challenges that many black children face -- and tells us what culturally competent educators do to help all children identify as readers.Click the image to watch on TED.com.
VIDEO: How To Create Lifelong Readers
Comedian and teacher Alvin Irby talks about how to create lifelong readers in this new TED Talk. Per the site: