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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

3.11 Exploring Intervention in a Virtual Setting with Michelle Breitenbach

Season #3

In this special episode, we’re joined by Michelle Breitenbach, founder of Read to Rewire, for a conversation about tutoring online. Michelle Breitenbach is an enthusiastic and dynamic tutor and coach. Hailing from...
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3.10 Effective Vocabulary Strategies in Literacy Intervention

Season #3

Imagine being a learner who is new to English. Someone says to you, "Can you lend me a hand?” Imagine what that learner is processing. First, it’s a question. Second, think about the word lend. Do I know what that...
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3.9 The Purpose & Goals of Decodable Text

Season #3

In previous episodes, we’ve discussed how decodable texts can support social-emotional learning for our students and how they have a specific purpose within our lessons. Yet, we continue to hear questions and...
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3.8 Alternatives to Double-Dosing in Dyslexia Intervention

Season #3

There’s quite a conversation happening around double dosing of curriculums or lessons as instruction for our struggling students. And we wanted to speak about what works and doesn’t for our children through the lens...
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3.7 The Importance of Scaffolding in Decoding

Season #3

Have you ever had a student who struggles with blending words or over-emphasizes the strategy of letter-by-letter decoding? Or a student who segments, or pulls apart, individual sounds in words but cannot blend them...
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3.6 Supporting Families Through Advocacy with Jennifer Bernheim

Season #3

In this special episode, we’re joined by Jennifer Bernheim, founder of Right To Read Advocacy for a conversation about advocacy and the family vision for student success. As the mom of a dyslexic learner, Jennifer...
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3.5 Using Your Gifts in Your Own Way to Make an Impact in this World with Erika Lopez

Season #3

In this special episode, we’re joined by Erika Lopez for a conversation about using our gifts in our own way to make an impact in this world! Erika was raised in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. by her mother,...
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3.4 Supporting Classroom Teachers & Parents of Students with Learning Challenges with Heather O’Donnell

Season #3

In this special episode, we’re joined by Heather O’Donnell for a conversation about shifting from the classroom to private practice and how we can support parents and classroom teachers.   Heather O’Donnell MS.Ed and...
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3.3 The Connection Between Language and Literacy

Season #3

We know that language is a vehicle for learning. Everything we do in education is connected to language. Whether it is instructions in math and science, ELA classes, literacy learning, and intervention, language plays...
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3.2 How to Talk About Dyslexia

Season #3

For us here at the Together in Literacy podcast, dyslexia is an everyday thing. We also want to highlight that October is dedicated to dyslexia awareness. With this in mind, in this episode, we’re sharing tips for...
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3.1 Taking a Closer Look at Structured Literacy

Season #3

We’re back with season 3 of the Literacy Project Podcast! This first episode of season three is a continued invitation to look deeply at what structured literacy really is. When we left off last season, we discussed...
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