What is Responsive Reads About?
Responsive Reads is committed to shining a light on culturally authentic texts by and about diverse cultures.
Every student should be able find a text that reflects who they are culturally and linguistically - authentically.
In cultural and linguistic responsiveness, validating and affirming marginalized learners is the first step to building and bridging towards academic achievement. For these students, finding texts in which they see their cultural and linguistic selves will foster increased engagement in literacy and spur a lifelong love of reading.