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.
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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.
The focus of this week's Big Fresh is Hidden Treasures During Pandemic Teaching. Dana Murphy joins the podcast. Click here for ALL links discussed. 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 April 9, 2021 issue here. Timeline 00:00 Lead Essay 04:40 New Content 07:50 Dana Murphy Interview Free for All Jen Schwanke explores the insecurities and fear that can set in when teachers tackle distance learning, as well as how to overcome them. (Article first published in 2020.) Sometimes "winging it" because we don't have plans can lead to the most profound learning. Dana Murphy dreams up a quick circle share, and what follows is magic. Don't miss the companion video below! (Article first published in 2019.) After a yearlong crash course in digital tools and remote teaching, Samantha Pack reflects on what will stick in her brick-and-mortar classroom. Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Matt Renwick selected the picture book Neville by Norton Juster and illustrated by G. Brian Karas for our April read. Click on the link to hear a book talk by Matt and to download the printable bookmarks. Join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub. Become a Choice Literacy member! Click here to find out more about membership options. ...
Enjoy listening as the Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Little Brown by Marla Frazee. Click here for the Choice Literacy Book Club about Little Brown by Marla Frazee. This year the Choice Literacy Book Club was formed. 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 Little Brown Order of joining the conversation: Ruth AyresBitsy ParksCathy MereHeather FisherJen CourtKate MillsChristy Rush-Levine Big Fresh Round Up Empowering ChoiceNawal Qarooni Casiano joins the podcast. EquityStella Villalba joins the podcast. Meaningful ConversationsChristy Rush-Levine joins the podcast. Recognizing BiasGretchen Schroeder joins the podcast. Finding Meaning in ReadingHeather Fisher joins the podcast. Argument WritingTara Barnett and Kate Mills join the podcast. Shared WritingTammy Mulligan joins the podcast. Celebrating WritersBitsy Parks joins the podcast. Empower Readers: Part 1The Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Barren Grounds on the podcast. Empower Readers: Part 2Sara Kajder joins the podcast. Building Empathy Through ReadingMatt Renwick joins the podcast. Word WorkMandy Robek joins the podcast. Become a Choice Literacy member! Click here to find out more about membership options. ...
Get the Big Fresh delivered to your inbox! You can find links to all content here. Free “Three Classroom Games for Literacy Learning & Laughter” “Take Five Smore: Humorous Picture Books” “Humor Writing With Teens” ...