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Listen to bi-weekly podcasts (available 1st and 3rd Mondays) of interviews with literacy researchers as they discuss the implications of their research. Teachers, parents, principals, and policymakers are invited to listen and discuss ways to improve literacy instruction.

Listen to bi-weekly podcasts (available 1st and 3rd Mondays) of interviews with literacy researchers as they discuss the implications of their research. Teachers, parents, principals, and policymakers are invited to listen and discuss ways to improve literacy instruction.
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United States

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Listen to bi-weekly podcasts (available 1st and 3rd Mondays) of interviews with literacy researchers as they discuss the implications of their research. Teachers, parents, principals, and policymakers are invited to listen and discuss ways to improve literacy instruction.

Language:

English


Episodes

Using categories to teach vocabulary to preschoolers with Dr. Susan Neuman

11/6/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and "Dr. Susan Neuman":http://sbneuman.com/ discuss using categories to teach vocabulary to preschoolers

Duration:00:12:39

Examining the validity of oral reading fluency assessments with Dr. Sheila Valencia

10/16/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and Dr. Sheila Valencia discuss the validity of oral reading fluency assessments

Duration:00:12:00

Using children’s literacy skills to differentiate reading comprehension instruction with Dr. Carol Connor

10/2/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and Dr. Carol Connor discuss using children’s literacy skills to differentiate reading comprehension instruction

Duration:00:16:23

Vocabulary Instruction: How Students Approach New Words with Dr. Jocelyn Folk

9/18/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and "Dr. Jocelyn Folk":https://www.kent.edu/psychology/profile/jocelyn-r-folk discuss vocabulary Instruction: how students approach new words

Duration:00:13:39

How offline reading, online reading, and prior knowledge can help predict students’ abilities to understand what they read online with Dr. Julie Coiro

9/4/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and Dr. Julie Coiro discuss how offline reading, online reading, and prior knowledge can help predict students’ abilities to understand what they read online

Duration:00:12:44

Early literacy for English learners with Dr. Theresa Roberts

5/15/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Theresa Roberts about storybooks and early literacy for English learners.

Duration:00:12:09

Play with Disney Princess dolls and children’s literacy development with Dr. Karen Wohlwend

5/1/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews "Dr. Karen Wohlwend":http://profile.educ.indiana.edu/Default.aspx?alias=profile.educ.indiana.edu/kwohlwen about play with Disney Princess dolls and children’s literacy development

Duration:00:11:45

The role of purpose when reading online with Dr. Shenglan Zhang and Dr. Nell K. Duke

4/3/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews "Dr. Shenglan Zhang":mailto:szhang@winona.edu and "Dr. Nell K. Duke":http://www.msularc.org/html/prin_duke.html about the role of purpose and how a reader's purpose impacts his comprehension.

Duration:00:09:49

Alphabet learning and early literacy with Dr. Shayne Piasta

3/20/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and "Dr. Shayne Piasta":mailto:piasta.1@osu.edu discuss alphabet learning and early literacy

Duration:00:12:59

Reading motivation among African American and Caucasian students with Dr. John Guthrie

3/6/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and "Dr. Guthrie":http://www.cori.umd.edu discuss reading motivation among African American and Caucasian students

Duration:00:12:14

Comprehension strategy instruction in core reading programs with Dr. Peter Dewitz

2/13/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Peter Dewitz about comprehension strategy instruction in core reading programs

Duration:00:14:38

Orthographic (spelling) knowledge with Dr. Ann Sharp

2/7/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Ann Sharp about different explanations for spelling abilities.

Duration:00:10:44

Comprehension instruction: Focus on content or strategies? with Dr. Margaret McKeown

2/7/2017
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Margaret McKeown about whether comprehension instruction should focus on content or strategies.

Duration:00:13:49

Literature discussions and immigrant elementary children with Dr. Carmen Medina

12/21/2016
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and Dr. Carmen Medina discuss literature discussions and immigrant elementary children

Duration:00:12:39

Four ways to assess the reading process with Dr. Beth Scott

12/7/2016
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Beth Scott about four ways to assess the reading process.

Duration:00:12:54

Third space with Dr. Kris Gutierrez

11/7/2016
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Kris Gutierrez about classroom interactions that occur beyond teacher directed activities.

Duration:00:12:04

Reading, Down Syndrome, and predictors of differential growth with Dr. Christopher Lemons

10/24/2016
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ and "Dr. Christopher Lemons":http://www.education.pitt.edu/people/ChristopherJayLemons/ discuss Reading, Down Syndrome, and predictors of differential growth

Duration:00:12:57

Effective middle and high school reading programs with Dr. Robert Slavin

10/11/2016
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews "Dr. Robert Slavin":http://www.bestevidence.org about the characteristics of effective middle and high school reading programs.

Duration:00:11:51

Reading teacher education with Dr. Vicki Risko

9/20/2016
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"Dr. Baker":http://web.missouri.edu/bakere/ interviews Dr. Vicki Risko about a synthesis of research regarding the preparation of reading teachers.

Duration:00:12:09

Online reading comprehension with Dr. Julie Coiro

9/5/2016
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Dr. Baker interviews "Dr. Julie Coiro":http://www.uri.edu/hss/education/faculty/coiro.html about the skills middle-school students need to effectively read online.

Duration:00:12:54