EFFECTIVE LITERACY PODCAST
Join Victoria and Anna, along with expert guests and industry friends, in a deep-dive investigation into just what literacy is and how we can improve literacy instruction for multilingual learners.
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Welcome to the Effective Literacy Podcast
Meet Anna and Victoria, two educators passionate about reading and all things literacy.
Part I of Dr. Laurie Olsen
Dr. Olsen shares what effective literacy looks like and sounds like in classrooms.
Part II of Dr. Laurie Olsen
Dr. Olsen describes how educators, families, and communities can partner to support multilingual learners.
Part I of Dr. Kathy Escamilla
Dr. Escamilla outlines the key components of literacy.
Part II of Dr. Kathy Escamilla
Dr. Escamilla talks about curriculum, parent engagement, and policy.
Dr. Jody Slavick
In effective literacy instruction, students tap into their full linguistic repertoires
Making Meaning of Episodes 1-5
In this first making meaning episode, we’re diving into how our time with Dr. Laurie Olsen, Dr. Kathy Escamilla, and Dr. Jody Slavick helped us better understand literacy. We talk about their explanations of the explicit attention to oracy in every classroom, the professional learning needs of educators, and inviting family engagement. The episode is a mix of analysis of episodes 1-5 of this series and ideas for teachers to consider for your students.