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CCIRA Inc., Colorado's literacy organization, is ready to chat about literacy with some fantastic literacy experts. Get ready to learn expand your list of educational heros and gather ideas about ways you can improve your teaching practice.

CCIRA Inc., Colorado's literacy organization, is ready to chat about literacy with some fantastic literacy experts. Get ready to learn expand your list of educational heros and gather ideas about ways you can improve your teaching practice.
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CCIRA Inc., Colorado's literacy organization, is ready to chat about literacy with some fantastic literacy experts. Get ready to learn expand your list of educational heros and gather ideas about ways you can improve your teaching practice.

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English


Episodes

Kim Yaris and Jan Burkins - Nurture Your Inner Super Hero and Develop Independent Students

7/29/2019
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Molly sits down at the CCIRA Conference with Kim Yaris and Jan Burkins and discusses Next Generation Literacy and helping teachers through small changes to combat learned helplessness and build confident, self-sufficient students. Audio cuts out in the middle temporarily. Website: https://www.burkinsandyaris.com/ <-- Head here to get a free "Who's doing the work" Prompting Funnel book mark and connect with more resources! https://www.stenhouse.com/search?query=yaris%20and%20burkins <--...

Duration:00:32:20

Writing Instruction with Jeff Anderson

7/10/2019
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"The conventions are where reading and writing crash together." -Jeff Anderson Molly sits down with Jeff Anderson at the CCIRA Conference to talk about writing, the role of observation, and grammar as a form of expression. Jeff and Molly discuss how Molly can use grammar and punctuation as skills in real ways so her science students can express themselves. Jeff's passion for writing not being about right and wrong is inspiring as he makes writing instruction more about noticing what...

Duration:00:28:17

Shawna Coppola Shares Her Experience

7/1/2019
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Molly talks with Shawna Coppola who discusses the pressures we face as educators and how she found her way forward in the face of those pressures. Important highlights include 1) what features would Shawna want in her dream school, 2) the importance of taking healthy risks, 3) tips for a constructivist inquiry approach for teachers and learners, and 4) our favorite student stories from using an inquiry approach. Shawna's Blog: https://shawnacoppola.wordpress.com/ Shawna's Website:...

Duration:00:34:28

An Interview with Anne Beninghof: Co-Teaching Practices

6/24/2019
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Find out more about Anne at http://www.ideasforeducators.com/bring-anne-to-your-site.html

Duration:00:21:02

An Interview with Debbie Arechiga: Language Learners

3/27/2019
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Host Molly Rauh chats with Debbie Arechiga about meeting the needs of our language learners. Find out more about Debbie and her work at toolsforliteracy.com.

Duration:00:23:50

Unit Design with Adam Fachler

3/19/2019
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Host Molly Rauh has a conversation with Adam Fachler about designing curriculum and a solid unit. This episode is a quick conversation that doesn't do the EMPOWER template justice. Listen in to get a quick sense of it, but then head to the EMPOWER Your Teaching website to see the resources and dig deeper. Find more about Adam's work and access free resources at: empoweryourteaching.com and click on the "Free Empower Resources" button in the upper right to see the Template that Adam and...

Duration:00:21:26

An Interview with Danny Brassell (The Key Didn't Work)

2/25/2019
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Podcast host Molly Rauh sits down in the hallway of the Marriott hotel with Danny Brassell, author of "Read, Lead, and Succeed." Danny was the 2019 conference opening keynote speaker. We talk about content library collections, the power of sharing passion with kids, Danny's work around the world regarding teaching why to read,, forming habits and increasing reading, choosing the right "book"...and then sadly time was up.

Duration:00:21:56

Making the Most of Your Conference Experience 2019

2/5/2019
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Want to know how to make the most of your 2019 CCIRA Conference experience? Get some quick tips from Molly and Emily about how they enjoy their conference.

Duration:00:18:36

Getting Kids Talking, Effectively

1/29/2019
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In this summary hosts Emily Bradley, a 5th grade teacher, and Molly Rauh, a middle school teacher, talk about discussion techniques they have tried to help their students grow in the art of conversation.

Duration:00:38:31

2019 Conference Chair Jessica Rickert

9/14/2018
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2019 CCIRA conference chair, Jessica Rickert, shares some highlight speakers attending the 2019 conference and reflects on her educational heroes. Music clips from A. A. Aalto's Red Wing, from freemusicarchive.org under a creative commons share-alike attribution license.

Duration:00:30:11