Is anyone “unteachable”? | Tricia

Yet again, I heard about a young adult who came to his first That Reading Thing session, not with a “label” as the education system would call it, but with a huge engraved boulder strapped to his shoulders. This one said “unteachable”.

Can you imagine being in your mid-20s and honestly believing that you would never learn to read? Thankfully an alert person knew about a local TRT project and thought maybe he could get some help. It turned out that this young man was anything but unteachable. It’s entirely possible that he wasn’t the best behaved kid in his high school – but how can educators…

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