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April 28, 2022 00:30:39
The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses Apple and Magnolia

The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses Apple and Magnolia

Enjoy listening as the Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola. The Choice Literacy Book Club is open to everyone! You will find a book talk video and a Padlet where our community has shared their thoughts about the book. Feel free to join! Click here to find out more about the Choice Literacy Book Club! Contributors Discussing Unbound Order of joining the conversation: Ruth Ayres Tammy Mulligan Bitsy Parks Christy Rush-Levine Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Become a Choice Literacy member! We are pleased to announce updates with our group memberships. Literacy Team memberships offer a discounted rate, as well as the ease of managing your team through a group dashboard. Click here to check out all of our membership options. Free For All  The Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola on the podcast. Don't miss the publisher's guide to Apple and Magnolia. It is a treasure of nonfiction articles about trees as well as discussion questions to deepen conversations. Stephanie Affinito wrote a book review about Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola on Teachers|Books|Readers. The Discussion Quote Collection gives you something to talk about if you're pondering speaking and listening. Gretchen Schroeder shares some conversation fixes for when talk goes awry in her high school classroom. This article was first published in 2017. ...

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April 01, 2022 00:35:01
The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses The Proudest Blue

The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses The Proudest Blue

Enjoy listening as the Choice Literacy Book Club discusses The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali, and Hatem Aly. The Choice Literacy Book Club is open to everyone! You will find a book talk video and a Padlet where our community has shared their thoughts about the book. Feel free to join! Click here to find out more about the Choice Literacy Book Club! Contributors Discussing Unbound Order of joining the conversation: Kate Mills Tara Barnett Christy Rush-Levine Bitsy Parks Ruth Ayres Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Become a Choice Literacy member! We are pleased to announce updates with our group memberships. Literacy Team memberships offer a discounted rate, as well as the ease of managing your team through a group dashboard. Click here to check out all of our membership options. ...

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March 24, 2022 00:10:55
Poetry Part 1 Podcast

Poetry Part 1 Podcast

The focus of this week's podcast is the first installment about poetry. Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of features around a key topic in literacy education. Click here for ALL links discussed. Become a Choice Literacy member! We are pleased to announce updates with our group memberships. Literacy Team memberships offer a discounted rate, as well as the ease of managing your team through a group dashboard. Click here to check out all of our membership options. Free for All Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate poets and their craft. Various events are held throughout the month by the Academy of American Poets and other poetry organizations. Find more information on Read Write Think. Gretchen Schroeder uses picture books to help her high school students understand and write persona poems. (This article was first published in 2020.) Poetry can be the glue that holds many classroom communities together. It works for quick morning meeting openings, transitions, or even a bit of laughter when energy is flagging. Cathy Mere shares her favorite poetry resources for remote learning. (This article was first published in 2020.) Are you reading along with the Choice Literacy Book Club? Share your thoughts about The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali, and Hatem Aly by leaving a comment on the Padlet in the book club. Just go here to sign up—it's free. ...

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March 17, 2022 00:25:17
Rehearsal for Writers Podcast

Rehearsal for Writers Podcast

 The focus of this week's podcast is about rehearsal for writers! Ruth Ayres, Tara Barnett, and Kate Mills 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. Click here for ALL links discussed. Become a Choice Literacy member! We are pleased to announce updates with our group memberships. Literacy Team memberships offer a discounted rate, as well as the ease of managing your team through a group dashboard. Click here to check out all of our membership options. Free for All Dana Murphy finds one of the most important tools in her coaching arsenal is transcription. She explains when transcription is effective and gives tips for effectively recording student conversations. (This Leaders Lounge article was first published in 2015.) Tara Barnett and Kate Mills help young writers move away from seeing editing as "adding more details," and toward developing more specific language for the revision process. (This article was first published in 2016.) Stella Villalba shares practical tips for helping young English language learners collaborate with classmates and receive feedback during writing workshop. (This article was first published in 2012.) We've put together a playlist for the Choice Literacy Book Club inspired by The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali, and Hatem Aly. Join the Choice Literacy Book Club and read along with us this month. ...

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March 07, 2022 00:16:57
Making Data Personal Podcast

Making Data Personal Podcast

The focus of this week's podcast is about making data personal and more! Ruth Ayres and Cathy Mere 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. Click here for ALL links discussed. Free for All Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan discuss ways teachers can get the most out of any assessment data, moving beyond numbers for insights into how to structure and target instruction. (This article was first published in 2012.) Don't miss Kate and Tara's book talk about The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali, and Hatem Aly. Join the Choice Literacy Book Club and read along with us this month. (PS—This is hands down the most low-pressure book club to join!) Candice Bocala and Kathryn Parker Boudett encourage educator teams to take a more inquiry-based approach to data analysis to address inequitable norms and patterns. NOW AVAILABLE! Don't miss Better Student Feedback: Giving, Receiving, and Using Student Feedback withRuth Ayres. This course is free to Literacy Leader members and available to purchase. NOW AVAILABLE! Don't miss Better Student Feedback: Giving, Receiving, and Using Student Feedback with Ruth Ayres. This course is free to Literacy Leader members and available to purchase. Become a Choice Literacy member! We are pleased to announce updates with our group memberships. Literacy Team memberships offer a discounted rate, as well as the ease of managing your team through a group dashboard. Click here to check out all of our membership options. ...

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March 03, 2022 00:18:45
Student-Led Learning Podcast

Student-Led Learning Podcast

 The focus of this week's podcast is about student-led learning and more! Ruth Ayres and Cathy Mere 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. Click here for ALL links discussed. Free for All Melanie Meehan works with fifth graders to help them create their own set of indicators of success in a writing unit. (This article was first published in 2016.) Join the Choice Literacy Book Club and pick up your copy of The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali, and Hatem Aly. Miriam Ortiz, Tracey Flores, and Emily Machado seek to make visible the brilliant teaching of educators working alongside multilingual learners and the intentional steps they take to design curriculum and create classroom spaces that cultivate the genius of each individual learner. NOW AVAILABLE! Don't miss Better Student Feedback: Giving, Receiving, and Using Student Feedback with Ruth Ayres. This course is free to Literacy Leader members and available to purchase. Become a Choice Literacy member! We are pleased to announce updates with our group memberships. Literacy Team memberships offer a discounted rate, as well as the ease of managing your team through a group dashboard. Click here to check out all of our membership options. ...

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