Hacking the Code with Gea Meijering

5th grader Zoe interviews author of “Hacking the Code” Gea Meijering. We learn about Gea’s writing and publishing process and also hear from Zoe about her own writing process and the importance of relating to the Dyslexic character in Gea’s...

3 Practices to Start Doing This Year with Jen Jones

Episode Summary So much of what we do as teachers is learning to pivot, thinking on our feet, and adapting to student needs. Listen in as Jen Jones of Hello Literacy suggests 3 perspective and practice shifts that anticipate student needs and could collectively have a...

Passing Dyslexia Legislation with Mike McGovern

Episode Summary Teachers and Parents: Whether you don’t know anything about dyslexia; know about it, but don’t know what to do; or are well versed in all things dyslexia this is a MUST Listen episode. After discovering his youngest son had dyslexia, Mike...

African-American Literature for Teens with Jarrod Jones

Episode Summary Jarrod Jones is a 7th Grade English teacher in St. Louis Missouri, who has spent the past 6 years writing his first novel under the pen name: Jaer Armstead-Jones. His work is a young adult realistic-fiction about three teens (two of whom are...