Choice Literacy Big Fresh

Secondary Readers Podcast

Secondary Readers Podcast
Choice Literacy Big Fresh
Secondary Readers Podcast

 The focus of this week's podcast is secondary readers. Leigh Anne Eck 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 October 8, 2021 issue here


00:00  Welcome

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.

Tara Barnett and Kate Mills lead virtual parent book clubs to foster more home/school connections and build a love of reading outside the school walls.

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.

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