Best Practices for Using Outcasts as a Common Read

Over 40 colleges and universities have selected Outcasts as a common read for incoming freshmen. Along the way, many have come up with creative ways to supplement discussions about the book with other activities that explore themes of community and belonging. 

A selection of those ideas, along with some general ideas about making freshman reading programs successful, is available now on the Resources for Teachers page, along with a reading guide for college students. Have a look.