Season 1, Episode 11
Reaping the Rewards of Interactive Read Alouds (27 minutes)
The power of the read aloud is a potent tool for growing readers. Discover the many ways you can use read alouds in your classroom to help your students develop their comprehension and conversation skills. From casual to pre-planned sessions, learn what works best to keep your students captivated as they continue their literacy journey.
Pam has blogged for ILA, NCTE, CCIRA, Learning Without Tears, MiddleWeb, Gravity Goldberg LLC, Two Writing Teachers, and Corwin Connect. She regularly presents at conferences and events across the country. Connect with Pam on Twitter (@PamKou), Instagram (@Pam.Kou), and LinkedIn.
ABOUT PAM KOUTRAKOS
Pam Koutrakos is an experienced educator having worked as a teacher, instructional coach, and consultant. She is the author of Word Study That Sticks: Best Practices K-6), The Word Study That Sticks Companion: Classroom-Ready Tools for Teachers and Students, K-6, and Mentor Texts That Multitask: A Less-Is-More Approach to Integrated Literacy Instruction, K-8
ABOUT DR. CHERYL LUNDY SWIFT
Cheryl holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, distinguished educational leader, and has been recognized with multiple awards for her achievements. She served as the lead curriculum developer for Learning Without Tears’ Get Set for School’s Language and Literacy curriculum, which received an AEP Distinguished Achievement award. In 2017, Cheryl was awarded the Investor Bank’s Educator of the Year Award.