Beyond Risk & Back

Actually, your teen IS reading.

November 26, 2021

Dr. Brassel is known as the Jim Carrey of reading. Danny Brassell is America's Leading Reading Ambassador...who grew up hating reading.

  • Do kids read more or less now?
  • How do you get teens who don't LOVE reading?
  • Does the internet count?

"Captain Underpants is the gateway drug to Shakespeare."

Since 1996, Danny has taught at California State University. A tenured professor in the Teacher Education Department, he works with beginning teachers and administrators. He has taught courses in educational theory, reading, second language acquisition, and multiculturalism, and his popular live televised courses consistently earn raves from students and casual viewers alike for content presented in a “fun, meaningful and memorable” way. Danny helped coordinate alternative teaching credential programs that served over 4,000 teachers in 150 schools throughout 14 school districts serving over 400,000 students in the Los Angeles area. In addition, Danny taught international students English as a Second Language at the American Language Institute at the University of Southern California for a number of years, and he served as the founding director of Loyola Marymount University’s MA program partnership with Teach for America. Before teaching at the university level, Danny was a teacher and tutor to pre-K – grade 12 students.


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or on Amazon...he's authored 16 books.


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