Shut Up and Read: Stories and lessons from 8 years in education

Lynn Q. Yu
Dec 17, 2018 · 14 min read

1. Pay. Teachers. More.

2. You can’t save them, but you can make them read.

3. Make your kids read.

Four stories. All names have been changed.

Shane and the public speaking monster.

Rajesh and the trek to SAT prep.

What $10,000 can buy a Chinese girl.

I’ll make a Jonathan Gold out of you.

Lynn Q. Yu

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Author of Humans of Orange County. Drinker of beer.

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