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.
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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
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.
April 19, 2020
Please click here for a transcript of the conversation.
April 6, 2020
Jen Barone talks about setting and realizing a vision for excellent literacy instruction before and after the transition to online learning.