In this episode of Teacher's Corner, Sara Kugler, author of Better Book Clubs is interviewed by her friend and colleague Grace Choi, an educator in northern Virginia. Listen in as Sara and Grace share their perspectives on the benefits of book clubs both in and beyond the classroom. Whether you're a book lover, a book club pro, or just curious about getting started with book clubs, you won't want to miss this.
In this episode of Teacher’s Corner, we tune in to a conversation between Matthew Kay and Jennifer Orr, authors of We’re Gonna Keep On Talking: How To Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Elementary Classroom. They discuss how they chose the book’s title, productive strategies for talking about race with young children, and what readers can expect in their new book.
In this episode of Teacher's Corner, Maria Walther and Karen Biggs-Tucker, authors of The Literacy Workshop, join Gina Picha, author of Conferring in the Math Classroom, to discuss the art of conferring across both literacy and math. They discuss the parallels between conferring in different content areas as well as teaching strategies that are specific to literacy or math.
In the decade since its first publication, The CAFE Book has changed the way teachers assess, teach, and track student information, positively impacting the way students learn, practice, and talk about reading. In this Teacher's Corner episode, Gail Boushey and Allison Behne, authors of The CAFE Book, Expanded Second Edition, reflect on the insights they've gained from working with hundreds of teachers and students across the nation and how those insights have informed this exciting new edition.
In this Teacher's Corner episode we talk with Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca as they answer some frequently-asked questions from Patterns of Power Facebook Community members. If you already use the resources from the Patterns of Power family for your grammar instruction, you might learn some helpful new tips. And if you're less familiar with Jeff and Whitney's work, listen in to find out how you can use it to bridge the gap between your reading and writing instruction.
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In this installment of the Teacher's Corner Podcast, we hear educator Trevor Bryan, read from his popular book, The Art of Comprehension: Exploring Visual Texts to Foster Comprehension, Conversation, and Confidence. Listen in to learn more about this exciting book and how it can help you get your students talking about their thinking through discussions about art, which they can carry over into discussions about text.