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ASSETS is an original podcast series hosted by Dr. Jobi Lawrence. Follow along as she takes a deep dive into the educational realities of multilingual learners across the country. Dr. Lawrence focuses on the opportunities and inherent challenges of meeting the needs of our nation's multilingual learners to ensure that they reach English proficiency.

Each month, Dr. Lawrence welcomes a new guest with unique insight into serving our nation’s multilingual learners and their families. ASSETS is funded in part by the United States Department of Education under a National Professional Development Program grant. All episodes are available at no cost on Spotify and Apple podcasts.

Disclaimer: The thoughts and ideas expressed in this program are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of any entity associated with this podcast.

ASSETS Dr. Jobi Lawrence

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ASSETS is an original podcast series hosted by Dr. Jobi Lawrence. Follow along as she takes a deep dive into the educational realities of multilingual learners across the country. Dr. Lawrence focuses on the opportunities and inherent challenges of meeting the needs of our nation's multilingual learners to ensure that they reach English proficiency.

Each month, Dr. Lawrence welcomes a new guest with unique insight into serving our nation’s multilingual learners and their families. ASSETS is funded in part by the United States Department of Education under a National Professional Development Program grant. All episodes are available at no cost on Spotify and Apple podcasts.

Disclaimer: The thoughts and ideas expressed in this program are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of any entity associated with this podcast.

    How I became known as “The Rappin’ Mathematician"

    How I became known as “The Rappin’ Mathematician"

    This month, our host Dr. Jobi Lawrence sits with Mr. Alex Kajitani, also known as “The Rappin’ Mathematician,” California Teacher of the year and co-author of a Chicken Soup for the Soul book. Listen in to hear Dr. Lawrence and Mr. Kajitani rap their way to better understanding how math can be made more comprehensible and how student motivation can be increased with the approach of the “Rappin Mathematician”. You won’t want to miss this episode and the chance to learn how to go beyond test scores and data, and dive into real-life stories and teachers' actual impact on multilingual learners.

    • 48 min
    The Role of Self-selected Pleasure Reading in Promoting Both First and Second Language Development

    The Role of Self-selected Pleasure Reading in Promoting Both First and Second Language Development

    Do frequent fiction readers have more empathy for others? Tune in to find out! In this episode, we sit with educational researcher, linguist, and activist, Dr. Stephen Krashen, to discuss self-selected pleasure reading and how it benefits first and second language development. Follow along as Dr. Krashen shares the advantages of recreational reading, the importance of bilingual education, and the time he had lunch with American comic book writer and the creator of Spider-Man, Stan Lee.

    • 47 min
    Welcome to ASSETS

    Welcome to ASSETS

    ASSETS is an original podcast series hosted by Dr. Jobi Lawrence. Follow along as she takes a deep dive into the educational realities of multilingual learners across the country. Dr. Lawrence focuses on the opportunities and inherent challenges of meeting the needs of our nation's multilingual learners to ensure that they reach English proficiency.
    Each month, Dr. Lawrence welcomes a new guest with unique insights into serving our nation’s multilingual learners and their families. ASSETS is funded in part by the United States Department of Education under a National Professional Development Program grant. All episodes are available at no cost on Spotify and Apple podcasts.
    Disclaimer: The thoughts and ideas expressed in this program are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of any entity associated with this podcast.

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