Show 104: Creating Partnerships to Help Young Readers Grow

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

The success of a student requires a community effort.  We need to help and best support our youngest learners, and sometimes, schools do not have all the resources they need. Reading Partners is an organization that can help support our young readers in partnership with the schools. Teach for America in middle school science for four years, and then taught … Read More

Episode #118: Lois Letchford

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Lois Letchford’s dyslexia came to light at the age of 39, when she faced teaching her seven-year-old non-reading son, Nicholas. Examining her reading failure caused her to adapted and change lessons for her son. The results were dramatic. Lois qualified as a reading specialist to use her non-traditional background, multi-continental experience and passion to assist other failing students. Her teaching … Read More

Launching Independent Reading

Eva Mireles3rd grade teacher, 4th grade teacher, 5th grade teacher, The Reading Teacher's Playbook Podcast, Upper Elementary

In this episode we are going to talk about all things independent reading. Take a sneak peak at my workshop that talks about all things launching independent reading so that you launch your readers workshop right.  Listen as I break down how to: Give your students the skinny on the how, the what and the why behind independent reading. Learn … Read More

Beginning Of The Year Goal Setting: Student Edition

Eva Mireles3rd grade teacher, 4th grade teacher, 5th grade teacher, The Reading Teacher's Playbook Podcast, Upper Elementary, Upper Elementary Teacher

In the last episode we talked all about setting goals for yourself as the teacher of your reading block. We talked about my 7 step approach to setting goals that stick and how to use those goals to craft a PD plan.  In this episode we are going to talk about applying the same goal setting framework to your class … Read More