Choice Literacy Big Fresh

Are you listening to readers?

Are you listening to readers?
Choice Literacy Big Fresh
Are you listening to readers?

The focus of this week's podcast is listening to readers. Tammy Mulligan and Ruth Ayres join the conversation.

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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 August 20, 2021 issue here


00:00  Welcome

00:28  Lead Essay by Heather Fisher

02:53  New Content Discussion with Tammy Mulligan

23:26 Literacy Leader Content Highlights

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Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Heather Fisher selected So You Want to Be an Owl by Jane Porter and Maddie Frost as our September read. Grab a copy, and join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub

Tammy Mulligan joins the Choice Literacy Big Fresh Podcast to talk about this week's theme: listening to readers.

Gretchen Schroeder has only 42 minutes with her high school students each day. She explains how she establishes priorities, including making time to listen to students. This article was first published in 2016.

Jennifer Jones finds there is a world of difference between hearing and genuinely listening to the teachers who come to her for support.  She shares some simple questions she uses at the start of professional conversations to ensure she is providing the right kind of response. This article was first published in 2016.

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