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Engaged Lit

Engaged Lit

By Literal
Literal's podcast about engaging students to love reading. We'll talk with authors behind the stories and with educators on the relevant topics in today's classroom.
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Author Chat with Jacqueline Guest
Jacqueline Guest join us for a chat about her passion for instilling a love of reading in kids and writing books featuring characters from different ethnic backgrounds including First Nations, Inuit and Metis. Her well-drawn characters faced issues common to children, such as bullying, blended families and physical challenges. Reading Guest’s Fire Fight and other novels in the Literal app.
28:31
August 24, 2021
1:1 Conferencing in Summer School and Beyond
After a year of remote learning, we now prepare to return to the classroom. We chat with teacher Jessie Bushman on how conferencing can promote positive relationships and deeper connections to literature and the world during the transition period.
22:16
July 14, 2021
Author Chat with Gary Robinson
Award winning writer, film maker and producer Gary Robinson joins us for a chat about the creative writing process and how to capture the voice of characters so it’s relatable to a teen audience. Read Robinson’s Standing Strong and other novels on the Literal app.
31:41
June 29, 2021