Ep 010 – Inquiry in Increments

Executive Director of Inquiry Schools Diana Laufenberg talks about how teachers can engage students in inquiry and make learning more student-centered without completely overhauling all that’s already working in their classrooms.

Ep 009 – Libraries at the Heart of the School

Sunset Middle School Instructional Librarian CeCe Balman talks about the road to transforming her school’s library and her continuing efforts to make the space the heart of the school.

Episode 006 – Aug Elementary Literacy Show

In August, the Elementary Literacy Show sat down with a tremendous panel of teachers from Timberline PK-8 to talk small group learning and purposeful collaboration. We also met with Jessica Evans at Thunder Valley k-8 to hear how she approaches her small groups.

Episode 002 – Kim Wiggins & Planning Student Reflection

In this episode, I talk with District Assessment Coordinator Kim Wiggins about how to help students reflect on independent work, think about their learning, and plan for what they want to know.

Episode 001 – Oakley Schilling & Scaffolding for Student Inquiry

In this episode, I sat down with District ELL Coordinator Oakley Schilling to answer the question, “How do we better open the doors to student inquiry?” with a specific eye on supporting students who are English language learners.