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Improving and Assessing Teen Engagement in Literacy Activities

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Improving_and_Engaging_Teens.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOver the past decade it seems that I have had the same literacy conversation dozens of times with parents.  Around the time a student hits his or her teenage years, it seems that their… Continue Reading

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Engaging Students in Listening, Speaking, and Thinking

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Engaging_Students_in_Listening_Speaking_and_Thinking.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRecently, much attention has been turned to the importance of listening and speaking.  Across the United States, for instance, new curricular standards encourage regular classroom practice in speaking and listening from the time kids… Continue Reading

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4 Strategies for Fostering 21st Century Listening, Speaking, and Thinking

Effective communication has proven to be a problem throughout recorded history.  For example, many years ago the United States experienced diplomatic problems with Panama about the Canal Zone, which resulted in civil disturbances and riots.  Just when it appeared that… Continue Reading