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 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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S2 E3: The Structured Literacy Shift in a First Nation School with Catherine Shawana

January 15, 2024

S2 E3: The Structured Literacy Shift in a First Nation School with Catherine Shawana

Kate welcomes Catherine Shawana, a member of Wiikwemkoong unceded territory, for a candid discussion about her First Nation school's journey from balanced literacy to...

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