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Together in Literacy

Together in Literacy

Hosted by: Emily Gibbons & Casey Harrison

Join us as we connect the science behind reading to the social-emotional connections for our students.

Episodes

2.9 The Power in Saying Dyslexia

Season #2

In this episode, we continue the conversation around the power in saying dyslexia and we cover what that means for helping move our students toward self-advocacy. We’ll discuss how we can, as educators, speak to...
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2.8 Incorporating Writing in Structured Literacy Lessons

Season #2

Structured Literacy is not just about phonics! In this episode, we get into the subject of writing. Mainly, the cognitive demands of writing and how you can thoughtfully incorporate writing into your structured...
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2.7 Supporting Families on Their Journey with Dyslexia with Dr. Lauren McClenney-Rosenstein

Season #2

In this episode, we’re joined by a fantastic change agent for families of children with dyslexia, Dr. Lauren McClenney-Rosenstein. Dr. Lauren is the CEO and founder of Think Dyslexia, LLC. She delivers training and...
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2.6 Q&A About OG

Season #2

You may have heard of Orton-Gillingham, but you may have questions about the principles and approach. We are both, Emily and Casey, structured literacy specialists trained in Orton-Gillingham and...
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2.5 Word Attack Strategies for Older Students with Dyslexia

Season #2

In this episode, we continue our conversation about helping older dyslexic students. In season 2, episode 4, we broke down what struggles we see in our older students and the areas we notice are needed to help them....
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2.4 How to Effectively Work with Older Students with Dyslexia

Season #2

One of those topics we get asked about all the time is how to work with older students who are challenged by reading and writing. How can we work with them effectively? How can we give them what they need while also...
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2.3 Why Students with Dyslexia Struggle with Homework with Cindy Hall

Season #2

In this episode, we’re joined by the incredible Cindy Hall. Mrs. Cindy Hall is the founder and director of Cindy Hall Consulting and Mustard Seed Tutoring and the author of Dyslexia Friendly Classroom professional...
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2.2 The Contradictory Signs of Dyslexia

Season #2

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. So, we’re kicking off October with a discussion of the Contradictory Signs of Dyslexia.  In this episode, we take a closer look at the importance of recognizing the common signs of...
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2.1: Going Deeper With the Science of Reading

Season #2

We’re back for season 2 of the Together in Literacy Podcast! We took the summer off from recording so that we could spend some time with our families and now we’re back and ready to dive even deeper into The Science...
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Season 1, Episode 18: Season One Wrap-Up

Season #1

We’re wrapping up season 1 of the Together in Literacy podcast!  When we started this podcast, our mission was to create a pathway to learning for educators and families, share our own expertise with you, create a...
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Season 1, Episode 17: Finish the School Year Strong

Season #1

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching here in the United States. For many children,  the end of the school year can bring about stress and uncertainty. Many of our students have feelings of anxiety - they...
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Season 1, Episode 16: The Legal Aspect of Dyslexia Advocacy with Sabrina Axt

Season #1

Join us in welcoming our special guest, Sabrina Axt. Sabrina is a practicing attorney based out of the San Francisco Bay area, and she has been for over fifteen years.  Her career and personal journey have led her to...
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