Show 143: A Foundation of Literacy as a Foundation of Success

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

Leana Malinowsky is a passionate, qualified, and impactful educator who is changing readers’ lives. She shares key instructional strategies to help support young readers and allow their learning to thrive. Help us out! Help us reach new listeners on iTunes by leaving us a rating and review! It takes just 30 seconds, and instructions can be found here. Thanks! We … Read More

Strategy Hack: Developing Confident Writers (w Karri Johnson)

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast

I don’t remember learning writing strategies. Not that no one tried to teach it to me, it didn’t sink in. More than that though, I was and am still struggling to find my voice as a writer. Recently, I’ve learned that I’m not alone in this. Karri Johnson is a seasoned teacher who understands the nuances of literacy education. This … Read More

Activating Agency to Grow Readers

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast

Why do so many teenagers hate reading? Renowned author and Literacy advocate Penny Kittle believes it has everything to do with a lack of “book love” and that teachers have the capacity to ignite it. On the episode, she connects with Natalie to discuss how to expose students to a wide variety of books, conference to unlock the reading life, … Read More

Episode #146: Roman Nowak

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

A teacher for the past 18 years, Roman has taught varying subjects from grades 7 to grade 12. A passionate ELA teacher, department chair, and leader for several years, Roman has transitioned to various roles from the classroom to student success coach and leader, to a specialist in the integration of technology in the classroom and a coach to develop … Read More

Episode #145: Steven “Étienne” Langlois

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Return guest Steven “Étienne” Langlois is an award-winning teacher-rockstar and author of the #1 best-selling book ROCK YOUR CLASS. When he’s not performing for millions of fans in packed theaters and arenas worldwide or teaching in packed classrooms back home, he’s busy helping K-12 teachers rock their classes with expert engagement strategies. ​”Étienne” has spent the better part of three … Read More