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Leading your School through a Pandemic with Tom Marshall
Leading a school is a lot to manage under normal circumstances, but what does it look like during a pandemic?
Today on the podcast we’re joined by Tom Marshall, principal and lead learner from Paramus, New Jersey, and author of Reclaiming the Principalship: Instructional Leadership Strategies to Engage Your School Community and Focus on Learning.
On today’s episode, Heinemann colleague Michelle Flynn talks with Tom about the challenges of leading a school through uncharted territory, how other leaders can support teachers, kids, and families, and what lessons we might learn though this process.
PREVIEW: Beyond the Letters Season Two
We're proud to be kicking off a new season of our podcast series Beyond the Letters, hosted by authors Maggie Beattie-Roberts and Kate Roberts. In the first season of Beyond the Letters, Kate and Maggie hosted conversations with LGBTQ educators about their stories, and what it means to truly create an inclusive space for students. In this preview show, Kate and Maggie give us a glimpse of the conversations they're having in Season Two.
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Translanguaging in Poetry with Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera
Today on the podcast we’re joined by Carla España and Luz Yardia Herrera, co-authors of En Comunidad: Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students. If you haven’t heard their two previous episodes, we invite you to go back and listen to them now.
Heinemann colleague Jaclyn Karabinas joined Carla and Luz to talk about translanguaging with poetry in your curriculum. Poetry can be a great teacher, and in teaching, it is imperative to speak to the multiple experiences and languages in a class.
Their conversation started with describing how poetry sustains community…
The Transformative Power of Translanguaging in Literature with Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera
Today on the podcast we’re joined by Carla España and Luz Yardia Herrera, co-authors of En Comunidad: Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students. Heinemann colleague Jaclyn Karabinas joined Carla and Luz to talk about choosing texts that speak to and honor the multilingual students in your class. Throughout their conversation, they describe the importance of translanguaging, provide helpful tips for choosing multilingual texts while teaching remotely, and explain how you can teach these texts even if you yourself are monolingual.g
Their conversation started with explaining what translanguaging is, and the role it plays in multilingual education.
Building a Collaborative Classroom with Nancy Steineke
How does growing our classroom environment to be more collaborative reduce the stress of classroom management and improve student achievement?
Today on the podcast we’re talking with Nancy Steineke, author of Classroom Management: Strategies for Achievement, Cooperation, and Engagement. Nancy believes that the path to reducing the stress of classroom management is through a student-centered focus by building community and collaboration.
Her book provides teaching moves and student activities that build strong relationships in the classroom, create a culture of positive classroom norms, and teach the lifelong value of what are often called soft skills, like listening, opening communication, and conflict resolution.
Phenomenal Teaching with Wendy Ward Hoffer
Today on the podcast we’re joined by Wendy Ward Hoffer, Senior Director of Content Development & Publications at the Public Education and Business Coalition, and most recently the author of Phenomenal Teaching: A Guide to Reflection and Growth. Her book charts a pathway for teachers to cultivate agency and foster understanding for every learner.
She spoke with our colleague Brett about how these core values of agency and understanding lead to effective teaching, and ways we can use them to help us while teaching remotely.