Integrating Poetry into a Busy Classroom: Strategies from Georgia Heard's Awakening the Heart
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
6h ago
How can I fit poetry into my busy classroom schedule? And how do I even introduce poetry to students? Awakening the Heart by Georgia Heard has inspired thousands of teachers to learn the power of infusing poetry into the everyday life of their classrooms, rather than relegating it to one month out of the year. And the brand new edition of this book offers updated strategies, lessons, mentor texts, and examples from both professional and student writers that resonate with today's kids. In this preview of the audiobook, we'll hear lots of practical tips for getting started with poetry routines a ..read more
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Reading Beyond the Words: The Importance of Comprehension
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
6d ago
In her book, Comprehension Connections, Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make abstract thinking concrete and help every child in your classroom make more effective use of reading comprehension strategies. In this section of the audiobook, we’ll listen as Tanny beautifully sets up the Reading Salad comprehension tool and guides the students to profound levels of understanding. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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StoryWalks: Enhancing Literacy and Learning Outside the Classroom
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
1w ago
Research shows that outdoor learning can boost academic performance as well as support physical, mental, and emotional health. When you provide outdoor and indoor learning experiences, students can expand their knowledge and apply concepts to the real world. Valerie Bang-Jensen's book, Literacy Moves Outdoors, provides the rationale, resources, and information to help you get started. And today, in this preview of the audiobook, Valerie walks us through how to design and implement a StoryWalk. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/pr ..read more
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Anchoring Lessons with Essential Questions with Shamari Reid
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
2w ago
How can we rely on our human capacity to love, to engage in teaching for social justice even in the presence of fear? Today in this preview of the audiobook, Humans Who Teach, we hear how Shamari implements asking big, essential questions into his practice as an educator, as he plans lessons and develops experiences for his class. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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Extending Understanding with Kylene Beers
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
3w ago
Kylene Beers writes, "Reading changes us. It changes the way we think, the way we see the world, the way we process information and dream new thoughts. It allows us to discover more about ourselves and the world around us so that we might become better versions of ourselves, so we might fully participate in our communities and our nation. And when we don't read, when kids can't read, all that is gone. We lose that ability to learn in this transformative way." Today, we'll listen to a preview of Kylene's audiobook When Kids Can't Read―What Teachers Can Do, Second Edition. This book is packed fu ..read more
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Authentic Writing for Real Audiences
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
1M ago
"It's the conditions, not the kids that determine success," writes Kelly Boswell. And today we'll listen in on a preview of Kelly's new audiobook, Every Kid a Writer: Strategies That Get Everyone Writing. Kelly reminds us that every writer is reluctant to write at some point. And in her book, Kelly provides six field-tested strategies to get everyone in the classroom writing with energy and enthusiasm. In this section, Kelly challenges us to stop doing meaningless writing exercises in our classrooms and instead, write for real audiences. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Cali ..read more
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Writing as Healing with Liz Prather: Insights on Student Well-being
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
1M ago
How can writing help students see they are not alone? This week Liz is joined by Barry Lane, songwriter and teacher, to talk about the invitation of the open page. Instead of following rules in writing, students learn the power of writing and the intrinsic joy of expressing their consciousness on this planet. We begin with a story from Barry's childhood when he discovered the power of writing. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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Writing as Healing: Embracing Vulnerability, Bravery, and Freedom in the Classroom
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
1M ago
How can writing lead to vulnerability, bravery, and freedom for students? How does teaching occur at that nexus of storytelling, performance and art? This week on the Writing as Healing podcast series, Liz Prather is joined by Shamari Reid, a Heinemann author and professor at NYU, to talk about elevating the personal-writing voice and closing your classroom door as an act of self-love. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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Writing as Healing with Liz Prather: Exploring Social Justice Through Poetry
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
2M ago
How can classroom teachers invite their students to speak back to the world in this current moment? How does writing allow students to be seen and heard? Welcome to Writing as Healing, a Heinemann podcast series focused on writing as a tool to increase healing in students and teachers. We know that academic learning doesn't happen without social and emotional support. And writing as a key literacy is uniquely positioned in every classroom to do both. This week, Liz is joined by Willeena Booker, a poet and Pennsylvania third grade teacher, to talk about the power of writing about current events ..read more
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Writing as Healing with Liz Prather: Sharing Personal Narratives for Healing and Advocacy
Heinemann Podcast
by Heinemann Publishing
2M ago
We know that academic learning doesn't happen without social and emotional support, and writing as a key literacy is uniquely positioned in every classroom to do both. How does writing help students connect to their lives and develop vulnerability in order to bravely show up and speak their truth? How does writing create advocacy for students? This week, I'm joined by Willie Carver, a poet, and the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year to talk about writing as a way to unravel your personal truth and as a mechanism to clear your heart and head. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and C ..read more
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