I've enrolled in Mount Holyoke's Coaching Institute, and I am learning A LOT. And I still have so much growth ahead of me. This episode gets inside my head about what it was like to be coached, what it was like to be a transformational coach, and my future as a transformational coach.
Language Study is one of the most playful parts of literacy learning because it's when students are encouraged to investigate the wondrous nature of our language. Hear about ways to structure Language Study, find time to teach it, and engaging options for students and you.
This fifth episode dives into phonics! Since phonics is such a hot topic in literacy land, I called in reinforcements: Val Brown. Val is my school's reading specialist, and our resident phonics expert. I used the long intro music for this episode so that you have time to grab paper and a pen. You're gonna want 'em to take notes! Happy listening.
Reading and writing float on a sea of talk, which means vocabulary does too! Hear why you don't need a workbook to teach vocabulary, what to do instead, and a few golden nuggets along the way. Happy reading and writing!