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Carlson, David Lee – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2007
Throughout seven years of teaching in urban schools, the author discovered that the most effective ways to teach difficult literary texts was to refer to students' out-of-school activities. In other words, to connect the "leaky edges of the "social outside"" with the "individual inside" is to create a curriculum of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High School Students, Low Achievement, Classics (Literature)