161 episodes

New episodes every Monday and Friday

All episodes are based off the question: "What's a commonly held belief in Literacy Education you passionately disagree with?"

More than 60 percent of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.
One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.
43% of adults at Level 1 literacy skills live in poverty compared to only 4% of those at Level 5.
Kids who are read to every day are 1 year more literate than their peers.

The Literacy Advocate Timmy Bauer

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 53 Ratings

New episodes every Monday and Friday

All episodes are based off the question: "What's a commonly held belief in Literacy Education you passionately disagree with?"

More than 60 percent of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.
One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.
43% of adults at Level 1 literacy skills live in poverty compared to only 4% of those at Level 5.
Kids who are read to every day are 1 year more literate than their peers.

    Brian Floriani, Founder of Freadom

    Brian Floriani, Founder of Freadom

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-floriani-85a2a940/

    • 20 min
    Too Many Curricula Try To Tack on SEL w/ Nancy Garrity

    Too Many Curricula Try To Tack on SEL w/ Nancy Garrity

    https://twitter.com/NanGarrity

    scholastic.com/prekonmyway

    • 25 min
    Motivation, Getting kids reading for fun, The Scholastic Reading Program w/ Lizette Serrano

    Motivation, Getting kids reading for fun, The Scholastic Reading Program w/ Lizette Serrano

    Twitter and Instagram: @Miss_Lizette1



    https://twitter.com/Miss_Lizette1

    • 12 min
    Batch Education is Not Preparing Kids for this Technologically Accelerating World w/ Eric-Pilon Bignell

    Batch Education is Not Preparing Kids for this Technologically Accelerating World w/ Eric-Pilon Bignell

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericpilonbignell/

    https://ericpb.me/

    • 20 min
    Students Embarrassed Their Parents Can't Read & 100k Books to Rural Communities w/ Linda Hampton

    Students Embarrassed Their Parents Can't Read & 100k Books to Rural Communities w/ Linda Hampton

    https://www.savethechildren.org/us

    • 26 min
    Do Graphic Novels Stand Alone as Legitimate Literature w/ Adriana White

    Do Graphic Novels Stand Alone as Legitimate Literature w/ Adriana White

    @Adriana_Edu

    • 22 min

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53 Ratings

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