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Nov 20, 2020

When we set about creating today’s episode, we knew we wanted to explore the idea of gratitude with several authors.  What we could not have anticipated is how thoughtful and gracious they were. 

In our first segment, we speak with Lisa Lucas about what we experience physiologically when we express gratitude and how...


Nov 6, 2020

If reading and writing go hand in hand, wouldn’t it make sense to merge your reading and writing workshops occasionally? What would that even look like? And how would students respond?

In this episode, authors Maria Walther and Karen Biggs-Tucker (The Literacy Workshop: Where Reading and Writing Converge) describe...


Oct 20, 2020

Toni Cameron and Deanna McLennan in conversation with Stenhouse’s Kassia Omohundro Wedekind about creating a supportive, curious, and playful environment for mathematics in early childhood classrooms, the importance of stepping back to listen, and (of course!) what this all looks like these days. 

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Sep 9, 2020

In Building Fact Fluency: A Toolkit for Addition and Subtraction, Graham Fletcher helps students learn their math facts by developing conceptual understanding and procedural fluency at the same time. This comprehensive, research-based toolkit provides everything a teacher needs to help students develop number sense on...


Aug 25, 2020

According to the NAEP, two thirds of American school children read below grade level proficiency.  Some cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists argue that this is because of the gap between what we know about the science of reading and how reading is taught in the classroom. 

In their recent book, Brain Words: How...