The NCTE Language Arts podcast, "Conversation Currents," presents interviews with noted educators discussing current research and practice in the language arts. A new mp3 podcast accompanies each bimonthly issue of Language Arts. Listen by clicking on the audio players below, or subscribe to the free podcast in the iTunes Store.
[The music for this podcast was written and performed by Branden Lisi and is © 2011 Branden Lisi.]September 2011:
Shaping Early Literacy Policy and PracticeRead the September 2011 issue
Conversation Currents: The Casualties of Policy on Early Literacy Development (35:40)Richard Allington and P. David Pearson
Richard Allington and P. David Pearson talk about the impact of policies on curricula and assessment, teacher practices, and the future of professional development.