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The Literacy Teacher's Life
The Literacy Teacher's Life
Elizabeth Morphis

This podcast is for teachers and parents who are dedicated to helping young readers and writers thrive. Children are naturally curious and... more

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Helping Kids Love Reading

After speaking with Lorraine Radice, who shared her idea of Falling in Love with Reading for the month of February,... more

22 Feb 2024 · 16 minutes
Strategies to Build a Culture of Reading with Dr. Lorraine Radice

How do we get kids to read? Dr. Lorraine Radice is a literacy leader at a school district on Long... more

08 Feb 2024 · 38 minutes
Teaching Reading Effectively with Dr. Karen Gazith

Welcome to Episode 34! Today I am speaking with Dr. Karen Gazith who is a professor at McGill University. She... more

25 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
Libraries and the Communities that They Serve: A Conversation with ALA President Emily Drabinski

The American Library Association is hosting an event this month! It's the LibLearnX Conference and joining me to discuss the... more

11 Jan 2024 · 29 minutes
Reflecting on Our Literacy Teaching

It's the end of the year, which is a great time to think about and reflect on our literacy instruction.... more

28 Dec 2023 · 17 minutes
Talking About Graphic Novels with Author and Illustrator Stephen Shaskan

Get ready for a fun episode! If you have students or children who enjoy reading graphic novels - then this... more

14 Dec 2023 · 30 minutes
Supporting Reading Identities and Developing Lifelong Readers: A Conversation with Jennifer McCarty Plucker

In this week's episode, Elizabeth talks with Jennifer McCarty Plucker about her new book Inspiring Lifelong Readers. Jennifer talks about... more

30 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
Connecting Independent Reading to Instruction, Books to Read for Thanksgiving, and a Planning Hack

After receiving some questions about independent reading, Elizabeth decided to share a structured approach to this time of the day.... more

16 Nov 2023 · 23 minutes
How and Why We Teach Reading Strategies to Elementary Students

Today's episode is focused on reading skills and strategies. Elizabeth begins by discussing the definitions of reading skills and reading... more

02 Nov 2023 · 17 minutes
Comprehension! What Is It and Why Is It So Important?

The conversation about reading at the moment is mainly focused on decoding - or sounding out the words - to... more

19 Oct 2023 · 18 minutes
The Literacy Teacher's Life
Helping Kids Love Reading
The Literacy Teacher's Life