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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

We analyze our first five episodes.

About Episode 6
About Dr. Socorro Herrera

EPISODE 7

Dr. Socorro Herrera

Effective literacy teachers contextualize learning and value home languages

About Episode 7
About Dr. Ester de Jong

EPISODE 8

Dr. Ester de Jong

Effective instruction is meaningful and student-centered

About Episode 8

EPISODE 9

Making Meaning of Episode 7 & 8

We chat with teacher Lillie Ruvalcaba about episodes 7 and 8

About Episode 9
About Dr. Jim Cummins

EPISODE 10

Jim Cummins - Part 1

Phonics plays a role, but literacy engagement and print-rich environment is crucial.

About Episode 10
About Dr. Jim Cummins

EPISODE 11

Jim Cummins - Part 2

How do we help students feel part of a vibrant literacy community?

About Episode 11