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with Donalyn Miller
In this exciting online learning series, Donalyn Miller sits down for an in-depth conversation with some of the biggest names in the literacy universe about literacy, education, and the joy and power of reading.
Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and author of several books on engaging children with reading, including The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild. She is the co-founder of the community blog Nerdy Book Club and co-hosts the monthly Twitter chat #titletalk.
Donalyn serves as Scholastic Book Fairs’ Manager of Independent Reading and Outreach.
In this interview, educational and literacy researcher Dr. Nell K. Duke discusses what project-based instruction is—and isn't—and provides ideas for implementing it wisely.
Presented September 16, 2015
In this interview, renowned leaders of literacy advocacy and education Pam Allyn, founder of LitWorld, and Ernest Morrell, president of NCTE, share their vision for a new era of reading instruction, one that makes the joy and power of reading possible for every child.
Presented October 27, 2015
Once children enter school, it is not surprising that there are already vast differences in what they know and appreciate about language, and in how they learn to read. In this interview, professor of developmental psychology Anne E. Cunningham discusses how teachers play a powerful role in helping all children discover the joy and power of avid reading.
Presented November 9, 2015
The Potency of Poetry
What better way to introduce students to the wonders of theme, figurative language, imagery, and other literary elements than through the easy-to-access magic of poetry? In this interview, Kwame Alexander, recipient of the 2015 John Newberry Medal, provides tips for not only helping students write poetry, but also for helping them publish and present it.
Presented November 30, 2015
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