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Between the Commas Read Aloud with Martin Brandt
This week on the podcast we’re excited to share a preview of one of Heinemann’s newest audiobooks, Between the Commas: Sentence Instruction That Builds Confident Writers (and Writing Teachers).
In it, author Martin Brandt uses creative and engaging strategies to build confidence in his students' writing.
In this preview of chapter 4, Martin shows the power of using the three-pillar sentence structure in a movie-essay prompt that engaged his students in communicating their ideas effectively.
Read a transcript of this episode on the Heinemann Blog.
Writing Unbound by Tom Newkirk (Rebroadcast)
Most of us write every day, but do you remember the last time you created an imaginary world?
A Conversation Between Marilyn Burns and Lucy Calkins
Today on the podcast we’re excited to share a special conversation between Marilyn Burns and Lucy Calkins about Marilyn’s new digital math interview tool, Listening to Learn.
Connecting Literacy and the Arts with Susan Harris MacKay
Today on the podcast we’re exploring the stories we tell, and how we can create a classroom community that builds space for everyone’s story.
Bob Kim and Liz Kleinrock: Anti-Asian Racism and Special Considerations for Educators
Bob and Liz join us today in the wake of both a rise of incidents and increased coverage of anti-Asian hate crimes and racism in the past weeks, months, and year.
En Comunidad: One Year Later with Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera
Today on the podcast we’re excited to be joined again by Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera, co-authors of En Comunidad: Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students. En Comunidad was published last spring during the first months of the pandemic.
Today, Carla and Luz reflect on the past year since their book’s publication, and offer their current thinking on bilingual education and translanguaging, as well as some book recommendations and exciting news about the new En Comunidad Collective.