ICTE - The Podcast

ICTE - The Podcast

By Iowa Council Teachers English
The ICTE Podcast is a quarterly news and talk show about what's new, trending, and worth discussing in the world of teaching English/Language Arts, brought to you by the Executive Board of the Iowa Council of Teachers of English. This show is designed to advance ICTE's mission of facilitating deep connections and professional learning for English/Language Arts teachers of all stages.
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#10: English Alumni Roundtable on Podcasting (UNI)
In this episode, the finale of Season 2 of the podcast, the English Alumni Roundtable on Podcasting presented by the University of Northern Iowa (specifically sponsored by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures, English Club, and UNI Council of Teachers of English). This conversation was recorded on March 29, 2019 and is being published on behalf of ICTE with the permission of Jim O’Loughlin and the University of Northern Iowa. Special thanks to Jim O’Loughlin, John Toenjes, Lucy Fitzgerald, and UNI for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artist Steve Combs. Please support my fellow podcasters by checking out their work. The This Is Not For You podcast, a page-per-episode analysis of the cult novel, House of Leaves, is hosted by John Toenjes. The Wine & Crime podcast is co-hosted by Lucy Fitzgerald is a true crime / comedy podcast that has been named one of the best true crime podcasts by New York magazine. Both can be found on Apple podcasts and other podcatchers. Thanks for listening. Please rate, review, and subscribe.
59:22
June 19, 2019
#9 Part 2: "G-Rated" (feat. G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo)
In this episode, the conclusion of our conversation with YA authors G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo. In this part two, G and E discuss format, medium, and audience (01:26), collaboration with other authors (09:33), their favorite of each other's work (17:48), upcoming projects (22:30), the relationship between educators and authors (27:34), and their visit to Jen's school (34:15). Special thanks to G. Neri, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, and Jennifer Paulsen for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artist Steve Combs. Please support both of these authors by purchasing, reading, and sharing their books. For more information about G. Neri, visit his website www.gregneri.com. There, you'll be able to find all sorts of information about his work, including his latest, a graphic biography titled Grand Theft Horse. For more information about e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, visit her website, www.bigdreamswrite.com. You should also check out her upcoming sequel to Fat Angie titled Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution. It officially drops March 5th, and it can be preordered at IndieBound, Amazon, and wherever books are sold. In addition, E's documentary "At Risk Summer" is now on sale with an educational guide. You can purchase the film at http://vimeo.com/ondemand/atrisksummer. Thanks for listening. Please rate, review, and subscribe. Look for the next episode in April.
42:02
February 15, 2019
#9 Part 1: "The Only Rule" (feat. G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo)
In this episode, part one of a wide-ranging interview with YA authors G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo covering how they became friends (01:58), the impact of filmmaking on their writing processes (04:08), The Outsiders and other books that make them feel at home (18:07), and the power of story (26:38). Special thanks to G. Neri, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, and Jennifer Paulsen for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artist Steve Combs. Please support both of these authors by purchasing, reading, and sharing their books.  For more information about G. Neri, visit his website www.gregneri.com. There, you'll be able to find all sorts of information about his work, including his latest, a graphic biography titled Grand Theft Horse. For more information about e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, visit her website, www.bigdreamswrite.com. You should also check out her upcoming sequel to Fat Angie titled Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution. It officially drops March 5th, and it can be preordered at IndieBound, Amazon, and wherever books are sold. In addition, E's documentary "At Risk Summer" is now on sale with an educational guide. You can purchase the film at http://vimeo.com/ondemand/atrisksummer.  Thanks for listening. Please rate, review, and subscribe. Be sure to check out Part 2 of this episode next!
38:07
February 15, 2019
#8: "Me Against November"
On this episode, go inside last month's 2018 Fall Conference with ICTE President Erin Miller's conference welcome and opening activity (01:59) and hear from current ICTE Conference Chair Nikki Smith about what it takes to put on a multiple-day state literacy conference (10:12), her teaching passions and philosophies (23:48), and how she thrives as an educator during these dog days of November (32:02). Thanks to Erin Miller and Nikki Smith for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artists Steve Combs and Lee Rosevere. To submit an original piece of writing for the ICTE website on the Teacher Writings page, email Missy Springsteen-Haupt at missy.springsteen@gmail.com. Google Docs preferred. We want to hear from you! As always, thanks for listening! Please subscribe so you never miss an episode and rate and review the show.
38:45
November 15, 2018
#7: A.S. King and Andrew Smith (Part 2)
On this episode, part two of a special, extended conversation between Austin Hall and Jennifer Paulsen and YA authors A.S. King and Andrew Smith about their favorite books written by each other (01:44), the craft of magical realism (09:03), the importance of reaching and speaking to teen readers (13:11), the 2017 re-release of The Dust of 100 Dogs (18:13), and book bans and challenges (23:00). A special thank you to Andrew Smith, A.S. King, and Jennifer Paulsen for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artist Steve Combs. Please support both of these authors by reading their books and visiting their websites: www.authorandrewsmith.com/Author_Andrew_Smith/Home.html and www.as-king.com/. Andrew Smith’s next book, Rabbit & Robot, hits bookshelves on September 25, 2018, and A.S. King’s latest, Dig, is set to be released on March 29, 2019. You can preorder the book on her website.
30:08
September 15, 2018
#6: A.S King and Andrew Smith (Part 1)
On this episode, part one of a special, extended conversation between Austin Hall and Jennifer Paulsen and YA authors A.S. King and Andrew Smith. A special thank you to Andrew Smith, A.S. King, and Jennifer Paulsen for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artists Lee Rosevere and Broke For Free. Books mentioned in this episode: Winger by Andrew Smith Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith I Crawl Through It by A.S. King The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith Please support both of these authors by reading their books and visiting their websites: http://www.authorandrewsmith.com/Author_Andrew_Smith/Home.html and https://www.as-king.com/.
34:00
September 2, 2018
BONUS: Banned Books Week 2017 Mini-Episode
Austin Hall and Jennifer Paulsen tease an upcoming full-length interview with YA all-stars Andrew Smith and A.S. King. As we approach Banned Books Week 2017, hear what they have to say about their books being challenged, soft censorship, and the belief held by some that having books banned leads to better sales.
07:21
September 2, 2018
#5: And So It Begins
On this episode, a conversation recorded live from ICTE's Eng Camp 2017 in Ames, Brit Jungck talks about the first couple weeks of the school year, and book talks.
53:38
September 2, 2018
#4: The First Chapter | Turning the Page
In this episode, Maureen Snook, Rafael Benitez, and Vanessa Horstman reflect on their first year in the classroom, ICTE Executive Board members on their most memorable moments from the school year, and book talks.
56:46
September 2, 2018
#3: Poetry in Motion: Celebrating #NaPoMo
In this episode, Molly Pierce talks National Poetry Month, Allison Berryhill and Haley Moehlis share a few of their favorite poems, and book talks.
32:12
September 2, 2018
#2: Writing, Recharging, and MARCHing On
On this episode, a recap of the ICTE Writing Retreat, tips for sustaining as a teacher during this time of year from Lauren Petri and Missy Springsteen-Haupt, an interview with preservice teacher Chris Apling, and book talks.
40:45
September 2, 2018
#1: The Labor of Love
In this first-ever episode of The ICTE Podcast, an interview with ICTE Executive Board member Haley Moehlis about the IWP-inspired Writing Retreat, English teachers from across Iowa share why they love what they do, and host/producer Austin Hall shares two book talks.
25:17
September 1, 2018
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