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The Arts of Language Podcast, with Institute for Excellence in Writing’s founder Andrew Pudewa, is a weekly podcast to support teachers of writing composition. Our goal is to equip teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers.

The Arts of Language Podcast, with Institute for Excellence in Writing’s founder Andrew Pudewa, is a weekly podcast to support teachers of writing composition. Our goal is to equip teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers.
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The Arts of Language Podcast, with Institute for Excellence in Writing’s founder Andrew Pudewa, is a weekly podcast to support teachers of writing composition. Our goal is to equip teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers.

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@IEW

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English

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800.856.5815


Episodes

Episode 192: While Andrew's Away: Making Memorization Magical. A conversation with Bible Quest Developer Nathan King

5/22/2019
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Since Andrew is away, Julie welcomes one of IEW's project managers, Nathan King, to the mic. In this episode Nathan talks about his background as a youth pastor and explains how he discovered a love for classical learning. Tune in to hear Nathan discuss his product, Bible Quest™, and learn how making memorization magical is a vital tool in education and learning God's word. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Nathan KingClassical Conversations Episode with Nathan King"A Classical Approach in a Modern...

Duration:00:23:39

Episode 191: Unit 8.9: Response to Literature & Literary Analysis

5/15/2019
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After walking the pathway of all nine units, your student can begin to delve deeper into writing about literature. Join us as Andrew and Julie discuss IEW's Response to Literature and Literary Analysis models. Learn the difference between the two models and gain insight on how to help your student make a personal connection with literature in their writing. Referenced Materials: Teaching Writing: Structure and StyleStudent Resource PacketTeaching the Classics Episode 187: Advanced Essay...

Duration:00:36:29

Episode 190: Ask Andrew Anything

5/9/2019
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It's that time again, when Andrew provides answers to questions submitted from our listeners. Join us in this especially insightful episode where Andrew hones in on a question about developing a "voice" in students' writing. Learn how the cultivation of imagination is key to expressing voice in writing and understand how IEW plays a role in that. Referenced Materials: "What are the Traits?""Nurturing Competent Communicators"Project Gutenberg"Thoughts on Dyslexia""6 Traits & IEW"However...

Duration:00:31:19

Episode 189: Formal Critique, Structure and Style Unit 9

5/1/2019
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As you welcome the May flowers, be encouraged to have a strong finish of your school year with Unit 9: Formal Critique. Go beyond the "boring book report" with Andrew as he explains the structural model of Unit 9 and shares the power of the critique thesaurus. Referenced Materials: Teaching Writing: Structure and StyleStudent Resource PacketU.S. History-Based Writing Lessons Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorizatione-NewslettersDr. James B. WebsterIf you have any questions about...

Duration:00:26:27

Episode 188: Why Teach Cursive Writing?

4/24/2019
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Although many schools are shifting away from cursive writing, Andrew and Julie hone in on its great value. While citing studies and speaking from experience, Andrew evaluates the pros of teaching cursive as it can have practical uses as well as neurological benefits. Referenced Materials: Pen and Paper: What the Research SaysArticle Audio talkPart 1Part 2Part 3"Top 10 Reasons to Learn Cursive"Primary Arts of LanguageAnna InghamCursive Knowledge"Biological and Psychology Benefits of...

Duration:00:35:09

Episode 187: Advanced Essay Models

4/17/2019
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After learning the basic five-paragraph essay model, your student can begin to play with it and explore other types of essays. In this podcast Andrew and Julie introduce the advanced essay models. Tune in to hear Andrew walk through the various essay models and learn about the application they have in the real world. Referenced Materials: Episode 185: Formal Essay Models, Structure and Style Unit 8Episode 186: An Interview with Marie GreenhalghTeaching Writing: Structure and StyleDr. James...

Duration:00:32:28

Episode 186: Help for Teachers of Autistic Students Using IEW: An interview with Marie Greenhalgh

4/10/2019
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This week Andrew and Julie are honored to welcome Marie Greenhalgh, the homeschooling mom of an autistic student. After pulling her child out of school, Marie discovered IEW and its methodical step-by-step process. In this episode Marie describes how IEW has helped her student learn, shares her own tips for success, and discusses the importance of not withholding help. REFERENCED MATERIALS: "Special Needs? IEW can help!"Part 1Part 2Part 3The Four Language ArtsArticleAudio talkPart 1Part...

Duration:00:27:25

Episode 185: Formal Essay Models, Structure and Style Unit 8

4/3/2019
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Feel confident moving from inventive writing into the capstone of our Structure and Style™ program: Formal Essay Models. In this podcast Andrew takes you through the process of Unit 8 and demonstrates the value in learning the five-paragraph model. Referenced Materials: Teaching Writing: Structure and StyleDr. James B. WebsterIf you have any questions about IEW or our products, do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service Team at 800.856.5815 or info@IEW.com

Duration:00:26:47

Episode 184: College Level Writing and Literary Analysis: An Interview with Dr. David Wilkes †

3/27/2019
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This week, Dr. David Wilkes joins The Arts of Language podcast. As a professor at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, David is passionate about aiding students in discovering truth and knowledge through literature and writing. Learn about David's role at the university and gain insight as David discusses the implications of a Christian worldview. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Dr. David WilkesBeowulf Jane EyreWuthering HeightsGreat Expectations Frankenstein However Imperfectly The Function of...

Duration:00:37:17

Episode 183: Best Practices for Assessment: Gary Hartenburg, PhD, interviews Andrew Pudewa!

3/20/2019
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Instead of Andrew interviewing the guest, the guest asks Andrew the questions! In this episode Andrew and Julie welcome Dr. Gary Hartenburg, the director of the Honors College at Houston Baptist University. Join us as Andrew and Gary have a conversation on grading and assessment and gain some insight on how to provide good feedback on your students' writing. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Teaching Writing: Structure and StyleDr. James B. WebsterThe Paideia Proposal"Process versus Product""Ten...

Duration:00:45:10

Episode 182: Inventive Writing, Unit 7 AND Announcing Our 2019 Writing Contest!

3/13/2019
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March forward with Andrew and Julie as you enter into Unit 7: Inventive Writing. This week Andrew and Julie discuss the process of Unit 7 and explore its value in unlocking the student's imagination and pairing it with the thinking skills they have developed. Stay tuned until the end to learn about our writing contest this year as well as the prizes that are awarded to the winners! Referenced Materials: Teaching Writing: Structure and StyleHigh School Essay Intensive IEW FacebookWriting...

Duration:00:37:13

Episode 181: Getting Your Grammar Fix

3/6/2019
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Because it's National Grammar Month, Andrew and Julie sit down and have a conversation about grammar. Join us as Andrew and Julie discuss the different divisions of grammar and learn the story behind one of our favorite products: Fix It! Grammar. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Audio talk Part 1Part 2"But, but, but...What about Grammar?""Nurturing Competent Communicators"Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorization The Columbian OratorFix It! GrammarAnna InghamCaught'ya! Grammar with a...

Duration:00:29:42

Episode 180: Ask Andrew Anything

2/27/2019
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For this special edition of "Ask Andrew Anything," Andrew is interviewed by one of his very own students, Savannah. Tune in for a fun conversation where Andrew responds to Savannah's questions on topics like his childhood hobbies, his experience with writing in school, and his favorite food. Referenced Materials: Savannah's Paper"Ask Andrew Anything" EpisodesThe Blended Sound-Sight Program of Learning Blended Structure and Style in CompositionThe Institutes for the Achievement of Human...

Duration:00:30:12

Episode 179: Hidden Treasure: IEW's Premium Membership

2/20/2019
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Activate your premium membership now! In this episode Andrew and Julie encourage you to become a Premium Member by explaining the copious content you will receive, including Andrew's favorite new addition: the IEW Checklist Generator. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Teaching Writing: Structure and Style [Premium Membership]Becoming an IEW InstructorHowever ImperfectlyTeaching Writing: Structure and Style - Second Edition UpgradeRemember to send your questions to Podcast@IEW.com, and perhaps yours...

Duration:00:22:18

Episode 178: Summarizing Multiple References, Structure and Style Unit 6

2/13/2019
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As a student or even a teacher, it can be overwhelming to navigate the amount of sources available for a research paper. In this podcast Andrew and Julie discuss Unit 6: Summarizing Multiple References. Join us as Andrew provides tips and suggestions for collecting, organizing, and summarizing facts from multiple references. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Teaching Writing: Structure and StyleNational History DayLexisNexisTheme-Based Writing LessonsBecoming an IEW InstructorRemember to send your...

Duration:00:30:06

Episode 177: While Andrew's Away: A Conversation with Mark Landon

2/6/2019
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The creative and humorous Mark Landon, one of IEW's audiovisual specialists, steps up to the mic while Andrew is away. Tune in to learn about Mark's journey to IEW and be inspired by his advice on exploring the creative side of things. REFERENCED MATERIALS: Mark LandonIEW's YouTube Channel"Andrew's Joke of the Month" YouTube PlaylistMcAllister Mikael WalkerJustin HolmesM45 SevenClick hereA Guide to Writing Your NovelRemember to send your questions to Podcast@IEW.com, and perhaps yours will...

Duration:00:13:20

Episode 176: The Power of the Blog

1/30/2019
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From inspiring to technical, IEW's blogs are here to support and guide teachers and parents and aid students in their educational journey. In this podcast Andrew and Julie welcome the IEW blog "curator," Jennifer Mauser. Enjoy a fun conversation with Jennifer as she explains her role with IEW's blog, and learn about the different content that she publishes on the website. REFERENCED MATERIALS: BlogJennifer MauserLaura HouseStudent Writing IntensiveJill Pike ForumFix It! GrammarWorld...

Duration:00:25:52

Episode 175: The Art of Persuasion

1/23/2019
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What is the art of persuasion, really? Join Andrew and Julie as they hone in on this topic by unpacking the six elements of persuasion, and learn how IEW's Structure and Style method encompasses those elements. REFERENCED MATERIALS: "But, but, but...What about Grammar?""Principles of Persuasion" ThinkingPart 1Part 2The Four Deadly Errors of Teaching WritingArticleAudio talkPart 1 Part 2Part 3Part 4Humor in TeachingPart 1 Part 2Remember to send your questions to Podcast@IEW.com, and perhaps...

Duration:00:30:28

Episode 174: Why Gender Matters: An interview with Dr. Leonard Sax

1/16/2019
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Having followed the research of New York Times bestselling author Dr. Leonard Sax for years, Andrew welcomes Sax to the microphone. Join us for this informative and insightful episode, in which Dr. Sax cites studies and explores his own findings that emphasize how important it is for teachers and parents to gain awareness of the learning differences between boys and girls. REFERENCED MATERIALS: "Teaching Boys and Other Children Who Would Rather Make Forts All Day"Dr. Leonard SaxWhy Gender...

Duration:00:45:24

Episode 173: While Andrew's Away: A Conversation with Jessica Walker

1/9/2019
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Since Andrew can't make it to the mic, IEW's Customer Service Manager Jessica Walker steps up and answers a few of Julie's questions. Learn about Jessica's experience with IEW and listen to Jessica's message on the importance of enjoying this journey of education. Listen until the end to hear what product Jessica will be giving away! REFERENCED MATERIALS: Jessica WalkerDemonstration Lesson - PrimaryClick herePrimary Arts of Language: Reading-Writing Complete PackageRemember to send your...

Duration:00:10:47