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Carol Salva and her guests explore ways to empower language learners and the teachers who teach them. We're not just closing gaps, we're growing leaders.

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    • 4.6 • 24 Ratings

Carol Salva and her guests explore ways to empower language learners and the teachers who teach them. We're not just closing gaps, we're growing leaders.

    BAP099 Starting Strong for Newcomers in 2021 - TOP TIPS

    BAP099 Starting Strong for Newcomers in 2021 - TOP TIPS

    Are you ready?? In some parts of the world, we are already in Back-to-School PD!  So, as we do every year, we are sharing top tips for the New Arrival classroom & how they may look in the current reality. Carol Salva talks about the 2021-2022 school year with Stephen Hurley on a LIVE Boosting Achievement episode and that show is a big chunk of this podcast episode. 

    • 47 min
    BAP098 Amplifying the Voices of Unaccompanied Minors ft. John Seidlitz

    BAP098 Amplifying the Voices of Unaccompanied Minors ft. John Seidlitz

    Special guest, John Seidlitz (@JohnSeidlitz), joined a live show to talk with Carol (@MsSalvaC) and Stephen (@Stephen_Hurley) about an incredible opportunity on July 21, 2021.  The free conference, Amplifying the Voices of Unaccompanied Minors, will feature inspiring speakers who have lived the experience of arriving to the United States unaccompanied

    • 30 min
    BAP097 Feeling Prepared to Support SLIFE ft. Dr. Margaret Aisicovich

    BAP097 Feeling Prepared to Support SLIFE ft. Dr. Margaret Aisicovich

    Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) & Stephen Hurley (@Stephen_Hurley) are joined by special guest Dr. Margaret Aisichovich (@MAisicovich). Dr. Aisicovich is a PhD, author, former ESL educator, former principal and more. Her research is important to our thinking about how prepared we feel to support SLIFE (Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education). This show offers an opportunity to reflect on the capability of SLIFE and the impact we can have as teachers, administrators, and educational organizations.

    • 34 min
    BAP096 You're Invited to The ML Summit (Previously VirtuEL)!

    BAP096 You're Invited to The ML Summit (Previously VirtuEL)!

    @KatieToppel, @TanKHuynh, and @MsSalvaC are thrilled to bring you their 5th annual completely free, YouTube conference for teachers of Multilingual Learners.  Even if you find this show after July 2021, all the sessions are still there...as are the ones from 2017 to 2020! Shownotes are at bitl.ly/BAPODCAST

    • 11 min
    BAP095 Newcomer Academy Success ft. Snow and McGrath

    BAP095 Newcomer Academy Success ft. Snow and McGrath

    The Newcomer Academy in Jefferson County Public Schools has been serving new arrival high school students for 15 years. Principal Gwen Snow (@GwenCSnow) and Assistant Principal, Dr. Irina McGrath (@Irina_McGrath) share some very important actions they are taking to best educate their newcomer and SLIFE learners in their high school.

    • 38 min
    BAP094 Hope with Agency & Shifting to an Asset Lens

    BAP094 Hope with Agency & Shifting to an Asset Lens

    In this show, Carol (@MsSalvaC) and Stephen (@Stephen_Hurley) reflect on the labels we use to describe language learners. In the conversation includes a discussion on multiple perspectives and hope but also offers some practical advice on creating an environment that supports and embraces diversity.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Mkotchman ,

Very empowering!

I love listening to this playlist anytime I feel defeated. It gives me so many ideas to try and share with my colleagues.

HLWoodlet ,

I love this podcast

Brand new to the ELL world (as a literacy tutor) and I am learning SO much from Carol Salva.

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Awesome!

As someone relatively new to ESL, I love that Carol’s podcast are filled with both useful, practical teaching tips and passionate inspiration :)

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