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Episode 2 of Season 1 of the podcast, Should We Be Using Programs to Teach Reading?
Tier 1 instruction episode.
Is this the science of reading Podcast episode
Hi there, everyone. Welcome to the Structured Literacy Podcast recorded here in Tasmania, the home of the Palawa people. Today on the podcast, I'm diving into a situation that many of us find ourselves in. We have ALL the things in school, but our resul…
Research to the Classroom - Dyad Reading Part 3 - Teacher Talk
Jocelyn: Hey Kirby, how are you going?
Kirby: Good. Thank you. How are you?
Jocelyn: I'm excellent now that you're here. It's so fantastic to have you here for our very first teacher talk episode of the podcast. Kirby, why don't you share with our listeners who you are, where you teach, what you do, how long you've been teaching for and all the things?
Kirby: Sure. So my name's Kirby. This will be my 12th year of teaching. I worked out earlier, wh…
Research to the Classroom - Dyad Reading Part 2
Hi there, and welcome to the Structured Literacy Podcast recorded here in Pataway Lutruwita or Burnie, Tasmania, the home of the Palawa people. I'm so lucky to live and work here in this beautiful place and also to bring you this week's podcast, which is the second episode in our current Research to the Classroom series about assisted reading. Our Research to the Classroom series is in three parts: part one, where we share a publ…
Research to the Classroom - Dyad Reading - Part 1
Hi there. Welcome to the Structured Literacy Podcast. It's Jocelyn here, and I am so pleased to welcome you this week because we have a brand new series for you. One of the things I remember so vividly is being in school as a teacher and then leader, really wanting to keep up with readings and research and just not having the bandwidth to be able to do it. So we've started a brand new series for you called Research to the Classroom. It's a se…
Getting Clear About What is Important in 2024
Welcome. Welcome. A thousand welcomes to the first podcast episode of the Structured Literacy Podcast for 2024. Today, we are kicking off our second year of the podcast recorded here in Tasmania, the home of the Palawa people.
Today's Topic - Getting Clear and Setting Goals.
I'd like to start us off for the year with an episode all about goals. Now, don't worry. We aren't going to run through a process of making our goals SMART as in speci…
What does it mean to be a productive member of our education community?
Hi there. I'm so pleased that you could join me for this episode of the Structured Literacy Podcast, recorded here on the lands of the Palawa people of Tasmania. I'd like to start by paying my respects to elders past, present, and emerging and acknowledging the special relationship that Indigenous peoples of Australia share with the lands and waterways on which we have the privilege of living.
Today's Topic - Being a productive memb…
Bonus Episode - What to Expect on a Change Journey
Earlier in 2023, we ran a course called Making Sense of Structured Literacy: Overcoming misconceptions for a smoother change journey. This bonus podcast episode is the audio from that first session. If you want to download the resources from that first session or you are interested in hearing the four other sessions, you can sign up absolutely free here. Once you sign up, each day for 5 days, you'll receive an email with a video clip and downloadable resources to…
How do I help my students who aren't blending?
Well, hello. Hello. It's Jocelyn here. Welcome to the Structured Literacy Podcast. The place where we discuss everything about structured literacy and the complexity of making it happen in our schools and classrooms. I'd like to begin by paying my respects to the Palawa people of Tasmania and particularly the people of Padaway Burnie, where this episode is recorded.
Today's topic - Questions from our Facebook Group.
In this episod…
A NICE Framework for Choosing a New Approach
Hi there. It's brilliant to have you here with me for this episode of the Structured Literacy Podcast. My name is Jocelyn, and I hope that you are having a fantastic day. I'd like to begin this episode by acknowledging the Palawa people of Tasmania and the 40,000 year connection that they share with the lands and waterways of this beautiful place that I have the privilege of living in.
Today's Topic - NICE.
In this episode of the podca…
Why are words confusing?
Hi there, and welcome to the Structured Literacy Podcast, where we talk all things Structured Literacy. This episode is coming to you from Pataway, Burnie in Tasmania, and I'd like to start by recognising the Palawa people of this land and their connection to the lands and waterways on which I live and work.
When I visit schools and model spelling lessons in classrooms, I often begin by explaining to students that 150 years ago, …