The Literacy Fellows Podcast
Student-Driven Instruction & Collaboration ForThe Win

Student-Driven Instruction & Collaboration ForThe Win

August 9, 2020

This podcast is hosted by UConn Literacy fellow, Jen Barone, and features a conversation with three other fellows who are all contributors to our free online literacy course: Colleen Morello, Michelle Horn and Pamela Khairallah.  They discuss their contributions to the course, their most current thinking about planning for 2020 and their insights on teaching during the pandemic.

For information on UConn's free online literacy course, please visit: 

https://reading.education.uconn.edu/free-online-literacy-course/

or

https://uconn.geniussis.com/Registration.aspx

When the front line is the home front: engaging and supporting parents as partners in learning

When the front line is the home front: engaging and supporting parents as partners in learning

May 25, 2020

An expert on family engagement and (gasp) math teaching talks teaching at home, meeting parents where they are, and the flip side of flipgrid.

Transcript

Related article in Forbes on Parent Engagement by another math teacher from our time together Paul Public Charter School.

Royalty Free Music from Bensound

Teaching for independence online: writing, reading, parents and the distance toolkit

Teaching for independence online: writing, reading, parents and the distance toolkit

May 3, 2020

This conversation with Language Arts Specialist, Colleen Morello covers where we've been, where we're going and what we would and could do differently with distance learning, especially for the youngest (K-2) learners.

Transcript

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document camera in a box

Husky Sport

Doing Assessment Online - a psychologist’s answers to test questions

Doing Assessment Online - a psychologist’s answers to test questions

April 27, 2020

Clinical psychologist Dr. Joshua Acocella-Stollerman discusses his perspective as someone with both deep and broad knowledge of the mechanics and implications of assessments in students lives.  Some of what he shares may surprise you, and will surely inspire you.  See the links for transcripts and related articles.

APA's advice on tele-assessment

Transcript

Privacy, Private Interests and Public Education Online with Steve Staysniak

Privacy, Private Interests and Public Education Online with Steve Staysniak

April 22, 2020

Steve Staysniak, High School English teacher at Metropolitan Business Academy in New Haven shares what works,  is coming next for his high school students along with the questions he has about privacy, private interests and the future of public education online.

Click here for a transcript and a related article on screen time from the New York Times.

Building a literacy community for what comes next with principal Jen DeRagon
What Are You Reading These Days? - Book ideas from our first series guests
Writing Intervention Online and Across Languages with Elyse Allemang

Writing Intervention Online and Across Languages with Elyse Allemang

April 6, 2020

Join a National Board Certified Teacher of the Deaf as she describes her innovative approach to writing interventions online from Shelby County Kentucky.  

Strategic & Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI)

Flipgrid

Meet

Mystery Doug

Transcript

Zoom now has live captioning!  Click here for details.

The Human Side of Online Teaching with Jeffrey Williams

The Human Side of Online Teaching with Jeffrey Williams

April 6, 2020

Jeff Williams talks about continuous learning, change over time, and the practical considerations, questions, solutions and need for courageous vulnerability in this discussion of educators' transitions to teaching and learning from home.

Transcript

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https://zoom.us/

 

Keeping your Vision in Focus Online with Jen Barone

Keeping your Vision in Focus Online with Jen Barone

April 6, 2020

Jen Barone talks about setting and realizing a vision for excellent literacy instruction before and after the transition to online learning.

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