Choice Literacy podcasts feature contributors to the site, as well as other top teacher authors in literacy education. Please note that we are in the process of relaunching our podcast program in the spring of 2019 -- watch for updates and new installments to be announced soon.
Sharon Taberski talks about the teacher’s role in helping students make smart and thoughtful book choices.
Pat Johnson and Katie Keier share their thoughts on how a comprehensive literacy approach best meets the needs of all learners, especially those students who struggle.
In this podcast, Sharon Taberski chats with Franki Sibberson about comprehension instruction across the grades.
Patrick Allen talks about the value of conferring, and what he does to build his conferring skills.
Kathy Cassidy has the tips and tools of the trade for increasing technology in developmentally appropriate way for little ones.
In this podcast, Franki Sibberson chats with Donalyn Miller about how she defines “engaged” reading, and the teacher’s role in motivating readers.
Yes, test data can tell us about students. And yes, there is much, much more. Kathy Collins emphasizes pulling back and getting a wider angle on students in this podcast.
As the data pours in throughout the year, it’s hard to keep a sense of balance and purpose. Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan chat with Franki Sibberson in this podcast about data and balance.
Aimee Buckner always has notebooks on her mind and we’re glad because she’s upping the nonfiction and modifying for specific learners’ needs. She’ll tell you more in this podcast.
In this podcast, Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan, the founders ofÂ Teachers for Teachers, talk with Franki Sibberson about how to link grade level team meetings with student achievement, and build stronger teaching communities at the same time.
Kathy Collins reconsiders homework for personal and professional reasons in this podcast and generates ideas for homework resulting in fewer tears and more authentic learning.
Patrick Carman is the author of some fascinating multimedia novels for young readers.
Franki Sibberson interviews extraordinary school librarian and blogger John Schumacher in an inspiring podcast that will get you thinking in new ways about school librarians and their role in your learning community.
Samantha Bennett is the author of That Workshop Book: New Systems and Structures for Classrooms That Read, Write, and Think, and works with teachers and literacy leaders across the country to create vibrant school learning communities. In this podcast, she chats with Franki Sibberson about what matters most in schools.
In this podcast, Franki Sibberson chats with Lester Laminack about how he reads as a writer, and what teachers might do to develop this skill in their students. Lester is the author of beloved books for children and teachers, including Saturdays and Teacakes and Unwrapping the Read Aloud.
Popular children's book author James Preller talks about his series Jigsaw Jones and being an advocate for kids.
Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan talk with Franki Sibberson about strategies for getting the most out of observing in a colleague’s classroom.
High school teacher and best-selling author Kelly Gallagher talks about "readicide" – what teachers and schools do to systematically kill a love of reading in students.
Ann Marie Corgill has advice for launching writer's workshop in this podcast.
Mary Lee Hahn shares her favorite read alouds for building community at the start of the year.
New teachers need thoughtful support – Jennifer Allen has suggestions on how to provide that assistance in this podcast.
Jennifer Allen has developed some innovative support systems for veteran teachers. She shares her insights in this podcast.
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