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Bloomberg Interview with Dr. Liz Brooke
A short interview with Dr. Liz Brooke about returning to school post-pandemic, and how Lexia Learning uses the science of reading to create edtech that can empower ALL students and educators, regardless of the learning environment.
What Does Equity Mean to You? An Interview With Dr. Karen Henery, Director of ESOL, Little Rock School District
For 21 years, Dr. Henery has provided vision, management, and leadership to meet the needs of all English Learners in her student population and their families. During the early weeks and months of the COVID pandemic, Little Rock School District stepped up to meet the unprecedented educational challenges it faced—in part, by providing equitable access to proven technology-based solutions, such as Lexia Core5 Reading, across the district. Listen to the podcast to learn more.
New Digital Personalized Approaches to Equity
Schools are bringing on professional grade digital curriculum and aiming at true personalization. LeiLani hosts Dr. Liz Brooke and Michele Eaton, Director of Virtual And Blended Learning from the M.S.D. of Wayne Township.
This discussion about what software can do in schools reveals how leaders are trying to balance human teaching within a new context of real personalization because of more sophisticated software so that they can rid themselves of systemic inequities.
Recovery from a Lost Year of Reading Achievement
Tens of thousands of school leaders are realizing they may have lost a year of progress with students. LeiLani discusses with Dr. Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia and Felecia Evans, Principal at Lander Elementary School, Mayfield Heights, OH, what to do about realigning student learning amidst ongoing alternate schedules including on-campus, remote and hybrid learning. As educators come out of the fog of issuing millions of devices and making sure students have connectivity, they are finding a professional world of digital curriculum to help them play catch-up. This discussion focuses on practical leadership from the front lines by a Principal and new software qualities that result in leaps upward in achievement in shorter time – a critical discussion right now for K12 schools who hope to recover in language literacy.
Understanding Dyslexia Today: An Interview with Suzanne Carreker and Lee-Ann Tolfree Mertzlufft
Dyslexia, the most common learning disability, affects up to 15-20% of the population. What exactly is this learning difference, how can educators better understand dyslexia, and how can we best meet the needs of these students today?
Listen to this interview with Dr. Suzanne Carreker, Lexia’s Principal Educational Content Lead, and Lee-Ann Tolfree Mertzlufft, Director of Options with Learning and a faculty member at Albany City Schools, to learn how our definition of dyslexia has changed over the last 30 years, why using the right tools is so essential, and how educators can better understand dyslexia—from both personal and global perspectives.
An Interview with with Lexia's Chief Learning Officer with Dr. Liz Brooke on Motivation and Engagement in Today’s K–12 Education Landscape
Listen to an interview with Lexia’s Chief Learning Officer Dr. Liz Brooke on the critical importance of motivation and engagement in today’s K–12 education landscape.