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Heinemann Podcasts feature insights and commentary from some of the most popular authors in K-12 education. Each Podcast provides practical teaching information and helpful advice about a specific topic in education. Tune in to Heinemann Podcasts to improve your teaching ability, build closer connections with your students, and better understand the changing landscape of today's educational world.

Heinemann Podcasts feature insights and commentary from some of the most popular authors in K-12 education. Each Podcast provides practical teaching information and helpful advice about a specific topic in education. Tune in to Heinemann Podcasts to improve your teaching ability, build closer connections with your students, and better understand the changing landscape of today's educational world.
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Heinemann Podcasts feature insights and commentary from some of the most popular authors in K-12 education. Each Podcast provides practical teaching information and helpful advice about a specific topic in education. Tune in to Heinemann Podcasts to improve your teaching ability, build closer connections with your students, and better understand the changing landscape of today's educational world.

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A Workshop Approach to Teaching Reading and Writing

11/7/2010
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Lucy Calkins, senior author of the Units of Study for Reading/Writing explains how the workshop model of teaching reading and writing differs from traditional and basal approaches. Listen as Lucy... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:04:12

Making Word Learning Fun for All Students

10/18/2010
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This introductory chapter from Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey's latest book on student vocabulary instruction and development, Learning Words Inside and Out: Grades 1-6, defines a framework for... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:09:38

Overview of Units of Study for Teaching Reading

8/25/2010
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Lucy Calkins, founding director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University, gives an overview of the Units of Study for Teaching Reading program, which provides... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:11:38

Architecture of a Reading Workshop Lesson

8/16/2010
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An overview of the different types of minilessons and essential elements of elementary reading lessons using the reading workshop model developed by Lucy Calkins for the Units of Study for Teaching... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:19:37

Vocabulary Instruction to Boost Student Achievement

8/11/2010
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Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey share tips and principles of vocabulary instruction from their latest book on providing effective vocabulary instruction to boost student performance in all subjects for... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:09:38

Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) for Response to Intervention (RtI)

8/2/2010
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Literacy consultant Joyce Gordon interviews guided reading intervention experts and educational authors Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, and RtI expert Mary Howard to discuss how the Leveled... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:58:49

Transcending Paper-Based Student Assessment

7/28/2010
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Harvey "Smokey" Daniels interviews Nancy Steineke, author of "Assessment Live! 10 Real-Time Ways for Kids to Show What They Know--and Meet the Standards" about how her book was developed to help... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:14:35

Designing K-12 Curriculum Around Big Questions

7/26/2010
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Jim Burke shares how, by organizing teaching around big questions, he's able to create curricular cohesion and avoid fragmentation by folding together skills, core content, and standards in a... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:04:06

Balancing Workshops with Basal Reading Programs

7/21/2010
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Lucy Calkins, author of the Units of Study reading workshop model, explains how to strike a balance between the reading/writing workshop approach and basal reading programs that include sustained... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:03:52

Engaging and Motivating Digital Learners

7/19/2010
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Jim Burke shares how a question-driven classroom engages adolescents of the digital age inside school by tapping into the same kinds of self-motivated explorations that they conduct via digital media... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:05:17

Engaging and Motivating Clock-Watching Students

1/29/2010
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Clock Watchers authors Stevi Quate and John McDermott find out just how dramatic an effect the Six Cs of motivation and engagement can have in content-area classrooms when they interview two... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:21:19

Avoiding Plagiarism: Conversations About Effective Prevention, Detection, and Response for the Cut-and-Paste Generation

12/9/2009
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"Plagiarism" author Barry Gilmore answers questions from Carol Jago (Come to Class) about his experiences in confronting academic dishonesty and how those experiences led him to more effective ways... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:26:34

Getting the Teaching Life You Want

11/23/2009
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Steve Zemelman and Harry Ross (authors of 13 Steps to Teacher Empowerment) interview two teachers who got the teaching life they wanted with help from the 13 Steps. Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:31:42

Teaching Voice in Student Writing

11/23/2009
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Tom Romano, author of Crafting Authentic Voice and Zigzag, and Penny Kittle, author of the NCTE award-winning Write Beside Them, discuss the important place of voice in student writing. Learn more... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:32:46

Inquiry Circles in Action

10/12/2009
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Harvey "Smokey" Daniels interviews two master teachers from The Burley School in Chicago (Debbie King and Michele Timble) who use Inquiry Circles in their teaching. Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:27:15

Principles for Success with Response to Intervention (RTI)

9/21/2009
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Mary Howard, author of RTI from All Sides, talks with Heinemann consultant Judy Wallis about RTI and what it means for teaching. She shares 7 keys to success and emphasizes the importance of... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:47:47

The Writing Process: Starting a Book

8/24/2009
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Kylene Beers and Robert Probst talk with author Chris Crutcher about how he begins writing a book. Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:04:31

An Introduction to Writing Circles

8/17/2009
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Smokey Daniels (Literature Circles and Mini-lessons for Literature Circles) talks with Jim Vopat about what Writing Circles are, and why they represent a compelling, practical new approach to... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:22:20

Code-Switching in Academic Writing

6/29/2009
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David West Brown (In Other Words) and Rebecca Wheeler (Code-Switching) clarify what code-switching is with illustrations from literature and student work. Then they discuss ways of teaching writing... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:35:39

Core Principles in the Middle of Great Teaching

6/22/2009
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Tom Newkirk, author of "Holding on To Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones", talks with Nancie Atwell, author of "In the Middle", about the core principles in their teaching, the obstacles that work... Visit Heinemann.com for K-College professional development books and services, teaching systems, and innovative multimedia tools for educators.

Duration:00:35:28