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POPCast, Episode 14: Stepping Through a Patterns of Wonder Lesson, Part 2

Posted by admin on Jul 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 14! This is part two of Jeff and Travis walking through a Patterns of Wonder lesson with Whitney La Rocca. If you are just tuning in, listen to episode 13 for part one. 

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POPCast, Episode 13: Stepping Through a Patterns of Wonder Lesson, Part 1

Posted by admin on Jul 16, 2021 9:50:00 AM

About this episode

Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 13! In this episode, Jeff, Travis, and Whitney walk through a lesson from Patterns of Wonder on nouns. Learn how to build upon the wonder and curiosity that children naturally have and include play into your grammar lessons. 

 

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POPCast, Episode 12: Patterns of Wonder Developmental Phases of Emergent Writers

Posted by admin on Jul 1, 2021 1:00:00 PM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 12! Whitney La Rocca joins Jeff and Travis again to talk more about the forthcoming Patterns of Wonder, a resource for teachers of emergent writers to help them meet the needs of the varied kinds of writing that is happening in their classrooms every day. 

 

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POPCast, Episode 11: How are Patterns of Power and Patterns of Wonder Alike & Different

Posted by admin on Jun 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM

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Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 11! In this episode, Jeff and Travis welcome Whitney La Rocca, coauthor of Patterns of Power, to talk about the forthcoming Patterns of Wonder and how it can be used to build foundational skills for grades PreK–1

 

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Supporting Summer Literacy with Emergent Learners

Posted by admin on Jun 16, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Despite a year filled with unprecedented challenges, our emergent learners have overcome a learning year like no other to become beginning readers and writers—and every gain has been hard earned! Enter the dilemma. On one hand your students need this summer break as much as you do to decompress, relax, recharge, and play after a year like no other. On the other hand, you know if your students don’t practice their newly acquired literacy skills, they face the dreaded “summer slide." So how can you encourage your students to do both? 

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PODCAST REPLAY: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math

Posted by admin on Jun 11, 2021 1:51:26 PM

Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. 

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POPCast, Episode 10: An Interview with Jodi Ramos of the NY Times Teaching Project

Posted by admin on Jun 4, 2021 12:15:00 AM

About this episode

Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 10! In this episode, Jeff and Travis interview coordinator and ELA teacher at Stevenson Middle School in New York City, NY, Jodi Ramos, about the important work she is doing with the New York Times Teaching Project.

 

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PODCAST: The Six Shifts, Episode 7: Reconsidering Texts for Beginner Readers

Posted by admin on May 28, 2021 12:00:00 AM

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Welcome to the seventh and final episode of The Six Shifts, with Jan Burkins and Kari Yates, co-authors of Shifting The Balance: Six Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom. In this series, Jan and Kari, with Stenhouse’s Dan Tobin, address misconceptions and misunderstandings that have discouraged educators from incorporating the science of reading into the balanced literacy classroom. 

In this episode, Jan, Kari, and Dan dig into the sixth shift: Reconsidering Texts for Beginner Readers.

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POPCast, Episode 9: Q&A with Jeff and Travis

Posted by admin on May 20, 2021 3:01:32 PM

About this episode

Welcome to POPCAST, Episode 9! This is a special edition of the podcast where your hosts, Jeff Anderson and Travis Leech, answer listeners' questions that have come in since the release of this podcast and their new book, Patterns of Power, Grades 6-8. If you have any other questions for Jeff and Travis, head over to the Patterns of Power Community Facebook group. Happy listening!

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PODCAST: The Six Shifts, Episode 6: Reinventing the Ways We Use MSV

Posted by admin on May 14, 2021 9:10:30 AM

 

In this episode

Welcome to episode 6 of The Six Shifts, with Jan Burkins and Kari Yates, co-authors of Shifting The Balance: Six Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom. In this series, Jan and Kari, with Stenhouse’s Dan Tobin, address misconceptions and misunderstandings that have discouraged educators from incorporating the science of reading into the balanced literacy classroom. 

In this episode, Jan, Kari, and Dan dig into the fifth shift: Reinventing the Ways We Use MSV.

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