Engagement: Story 2 – “What Is He Good At?”

By Regie Routman

Literacy Essentials by Regie Routman contains some wonderfully personal stories from the author's own lived experience as a devoted family member, friend, and educator. In this series, Regie narrates each of these stories and, in doing so, invites us to reflect on our own literacy and learning lives.

Capitalizing on a student’s strengths—rather than deficits—positively impacts a young learner’s accomplishments and how he is perceived.