The focus of this week’s podcast is secondary readers. Leigh Anne Eck and Ruth Ayres join the conversation.
Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the October 8, 2021 issue here.
00:28 Lead Essay by Mandy Robek
04:30 Free For All Content Highlights
15:25 Classic Classroom Content Highlights
21:05 Literacy Leader Content Highlights
Free for All
Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Leigh Anne Eck selected the young adult novel Enduring Freedom by Jawad Arash and Trent Reedy as our October read. Grab a copy, and join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub.
Adolescent learners can face daunting reading loads in high school that they need to tackle at home. Jen Schwanke has tips for how teachers and parents can work together to help teens develop strategies for dealing with a lot of complex reading quickly.
Don’t miss our downloads! Christy Rush-Levine emphasizes “reflaction” in her reading conference protocol—reflection that leads to action for her students. Download the Reflaction Form to use with students.
If you enjoyed Christy’s article and download, make sure to check out her Deep Dive course Meaningful Reading Conferences. Free to members and available to purchase.