Reading Road Trip

In each episode of Reading Road Trip from IDA Ontario, host and classroom teacher Kate Winn explores evidence-based literacy instruction with a fabulous guest. From researchers and authors to educators...more

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S2 E9: How To Teach Writing with Dr. Steve Graham

February 26, 2024

S2 E9: How To Teach Writing with Dr. Steve Graham

In this week's episode, Kate chats with Dr. Steve Graham about all things writing. Dr. Graham highlights the importance of handwriting and spelling, and...

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S2 E8: Dyslexia Facts, Myths and Strategies with Dr. Jack Fletcher

February 19, 2024

S2 E8: Dyslexia Facts, Myths and Strategies with Dr. Jack Fletcher

Kate chats with Dr. Jack Fletcher this week, unpacking all things dyslexia: Risk factors and prevention, dyslexia vs dysteachia, instructional tips, wait-to-fail, and dyslexia...

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S2 E7: Novels in the Elementary Class: Best Practices with Clara Maria Fiorentini

February 12, 2024

S2 E7: Novels in the Elementary Class: Best Practices with Clara Maria Fiorentini

Kate chats with Clara Fiorentini this week. Tune in to explore novels in the classroom: how class novel studies fit into structured literacy, how...

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S2 E6: Classroom Comprehension with Dr. Kristin Conradi Smith, Tamara Williams & Ellen Frackelton

February 05, 2024

S2 E6: Classroom Comprehension with Dr. Kristin Conradi Smith, Tamara Williams & Ellen Frackelton

This week Kate talks to Kristin Conradi Smith, Tammy Williams, and Ellen Frackelton about research-based comprehension strategies for the classroom, including considerations for text...

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S2 E5: Equity and Literacy: Real Talk with Kareem Weaver

January 29, 2024

S2 E5: Equity and Literacy: Real Talk with Kareem Weaver

In this week's episode, Kate welcomes Kareem Weaver for a candid conversation about the role of literacy in equity, and some myths and misconceptions...

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S2 E4: Next STEPS for Targeted Instruction with Dr. Deb Glaser

January 22, 2024

S2 E4: Next STEPS for Targeted Instruction with Dr. Deb Glaser

This week, Kate chats with Dr. Deb Glaser about the second edition of Next STEPS for Literacy Instruction, co-authored with Dr. Susan Smartt. Kate...

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