The Reading Instruction Show

by Dr. Andy Johnson

The Reading Instruction Show is a podcast about reading instruction (and other things) with a little bit of attitude. There is plenty here to inform and entertain all. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 14

  • S14 E15 - CRITICAL RACE THEORY, WOKENESS, WHITE FRAGILITY, AND REDNECKS LIKE ME

    S14 E15 - CRITICAL RACE THEORY, WOKENESS, WHITE FRAGILITY, AND REDNECKS LIKE ME

    This podcast explores this question: Do you want to win the argument or do you want change? We've already won the argument, so let's focus on change. In doing so, we need to consider our idea-delivery system.

    Sep 11 2021
    Sep 11 2021
    10:36
  • S14 E14 - TEACHING THE 5-STEP WRITING PROCESS

    S14 E14 - TEACHING THE 5-STEP WRITING PROCESS

    if you want to help students become better writers, you must teach them the process. The five-step writing process as described by Donald Graves (1983) has been around for a while. This podcast will expand on the brief outline ...

    Sep 11 2021
    Sep 11 2021
    20:42
  • S14 E13 - TEACHING STUDENTS HOW TO WRITE

    S14 E13 - TEACHING STUDENTS HOW TO WRITE

    Throughout my series of podcasts related to writing instruction you’ll encounter six reoccurring themes:1. Everyone can write. Writing is creating meaning with print and sharing that meaning with others. Everyone can record or exp...

    Aug 21 2021
    Aug 21 2021
    15:01
  • S14 E12 - WRITING INSTRUCTION: KEEP THE ART IN LANGUAGE ARTS

    S14 E12 - WRITING INSTRUCTION: KEEP THE ART IN LANGUAGE ARTS

    • Students need their own writing topics. Students should be encouraged to express their thoughts and describe their experiences to the greatest extent possible. This is called authentic writing or authentic writing experiences. ...

    Aug 14 2021
    Aug 14 2021
    16:18
  • S14 E11 - LEARNING TO WRITE AND MAKING RASPBERRY JELLY: THE PROCESS IS IMPORTANT

    S14 E11 - LEARNING TO WRITE AND MAKING RASPBERRY JELLY: THE PROCESS IS IMPORTANT

    Learning to write is a lot like learning to make raspberry jelly. You need to be shown the process, not just given a list of ingredients. Too often students are never taught the process used to create a finished written product. T...

    Aug 12 2021
    Aug 12 2021
    08:56