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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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INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the Effective Literacy Podcast

Meet Anna and Victoria, two educators passionate about reading and all things literacy.

About the Introduction
About Dr. Laurie Olsen

EPISODE 1

Part I of Dr. Laurie Olsen

Dr. Olsen shares what effective literacy looks like and sounds like in classrooms.

About Episode 1
About Dr. Laurie Olsen

EPISODE 2

Part II of Dr. Laurie Olsen

Dr. Olsen describes how educators, families, and communities can partner to support multilingual learners.

About Episode 2
About Dr. Kathy Escamilla

EPISODE 3

Part I of Dr. Kathy Escamilla

Dr. Escamilla outlines the key components of literacy.

About Episode 3
About Dr. Kathy Escamilla

EPISODE 4

Part II of Dr. Kathy Escamilla

Dr. Escamilla talks about curriculum, parent engagement, and policy.

About Episode 4
About Dr. Jody Slavick

EPISODE 5

Dr. Jody Slavick

In effective literacy instruction, students tap into their full linguistic repertoires

About Episode 5

EPISODE 6

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.

About Episode 5