The Reading Instruction Show

by Dr. Andy Johnson

This podcast describes issues and ideas related to effective reading instruction. It is designed for professional educators, parents, tutors, and paraprofessionals. 
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  • Season 14

  • S14 E03 - HELPING WHITE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHITE GUILT, SHAME, AND THE HISTORY OF AMERICA

    S14 E03 - HELPING WHITE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHITE GUILT, SHAME, AND THE HISTORY OF AMERICA

    This podcast is designed to help white people understand systemic racism, white guilt, shame, and the history of the United States of America. That's quite a lot for an 11-minute podcast -- but I think I pretty much cover it all.

    Jun 15 2021
    Jun 15 2021
    11:44
  • S14 E02 - HELPING WHITE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND SYSTEMIC RACISM

    S14 E02 - HELPING WHITE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND SYSTEMIC RACISM

    This podcast is designed for white people. Full disclosure: I am a white man. It also describes just some of the basic elements of systemic racism. It also differentiates between the word "equality" and "equity".

    Jun 13 2021
    Jun 13 2021
    11:21
  • S14 E01 - CRITICAL RACE THEORY: A BRIEF OVERVIEW

    S14 E01 - CRITICAL RACE THEORY: A BRIEF OVERVIEW

    Critical Race Theory has been much maligned, discounted, and discredited without fully understanding exactly what it is. It has been presented as a bad thing, a dangerous thing, a nefarious thing by conservative groups such as The...

    Jun 12 2021
    Jun 12 2021
    12:35
  • Season 13

  • S13 E18 - WHAT IS A BALANCED READING PROGRAM?

    S13 E18 - WHAT IS A BALANCED READING PROGRAM?

    Reading programs need to be balanced (Cunningham & Allington, 2007te). This means that it’s is not all just one thing (like all phonics instruction, or all reading, or all writing, or all anything). Instead, there’s a little bit o...

    Jun 04 2021
    Jun 04 2021
    11:33
  • S13 E17 - FAST-TRACK TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS: THE SPAGHETTI MODEL

    S13 E17 - FAST-TRACK TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS: THE SPAGHETTI MODEL

    One of the ideas for getting more teachers of color into the classroom has been to look at fast-track alternative teacher preparation programs such as Teach for America. These kinds of programs are usually based on the spaghetti m...

    May 31 2021
    May 31 2021
    14:51