109 episodes

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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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.

    BAP108 QSSSA Resources ft Chris Hagy

    BAP108 QSSSA Resources ft Chris Hagy

    Dr. Carol Salva (@DrCarolSalva) is joined by Christopher Hagy, Assistant Director for Multilingual Learners in Charleston County School District. They are using this show to explain the QSSSA strategy and offer his teachers a padlet full of resources to learn about this powerful technique. The show offers the resources to anyone who wants to use them. The two discuss the strategy but also the way Chris is supporting teachers with multiple entry points to learning how to serve MLs.

    • 34 min
    BAP107 ESL/ELL Survival Guide ft. Ferlazzo and Sypnieski

    BAP107 ESL/ELL Survival Guide ft. Ferlazzo and Sypnieski

    Larry Ferlazzo (@LarryFerlazzo) and Katie Hull Sypnieski (@KHullSyp), educators and authors of The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide 2nd Edition, join Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) to talk about their new resource. The three discuss all the free opportunities listeners have to use content from the book and the conversation also includes inspiring messages for today's educators of MLLs.

    • 44 min
    BAP106 Voices of Newcomers ft. Dr. Denise Furlong

    BAP106 Voices of Newcomers ft. Dr. Denise Furlong

    Dr. Denise Furlong (@denise_furlong) joins host Dr. Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) to offer tips for supporting Newcomer students. Dr. Furlong also shares about her new book, Voices of Newcomers; Experiences of Multilingual Learners. Denise is a teacher educator at Georgian Court University in New Jersey, she is a consultant and a strong advocate for Multilingual Learners.

    • 33 min
    BAP105 Ambassadors and Newcomer Leadership ft Margaret Rutaquio

    BAP105 Ambassadors and Newcomer Leadership ft Margaret Rutaquio

    If you want to make a difference for all the newcomers enrolling in your schools, this is a great show with lots of free resources.  Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) interviews guest iMargaret Gisala Rutaquio (@aggie_rutaquio), a Multilingual Programs Newcomer Facilitator from Garland ISD. Margaret shares her Ambassador program, intake process and ideas for newcomer leadership.

    • 59 min
    BAP104 Leadership and Change ft. Derek Rhodenizer

    BAP104 Leadership and Change ft. Derek Rhodenizer

    Derek Rhodenizer (@DerekRhodenizer) and Carol (@MsSalvaC) reflect on several aspects of leadership. He is about to take a new assistant principal position and will begin serving Multilingual Learners in public education for the first time. The conversation is full of reflective moments that can support the learning journey of anyone serving language learners.

    • 59 min
    BAP103 Motivation & Engagement for SLIFE

    BAP103 Motivation & Engagement for SLIFE

    SLIFE (or Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education) are able to learn quickly but their degree of motivation can significantly affect their progress. This show breaks down the 4 things Carol focuses on for increasing motivation. The advice is aligned to an article by Larry Ferlazzo & the work of Dr. Lora Beth Escalante, Daniel Pink and others. Find links at bit.ly/BAPODCAST, Episode 103

    • 50 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.

slic1010 ,

Teacher

I love this podcast when you get those episodes that offer serious teaching tips and information. Unfortunately, it is sometimes just a looooong commercial for someone trying to sell a book, or a bunch of people fan-girling over one another.

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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