Boosting Achievement
with Carol Salva
Carol Salva and her guests explore ways to empower language learners and the teachers who teach them. We're not just closing gaps, we're growing leaders.

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Dr. Salva revisits the top 5 things she always recommends for starting the school year but this show is mostly about the MINDSET we need as we serve our most marginalized students.
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Dr. Carol Salva (@DrCarolSalva) is joined by author, trainer, and instructional coach, Nancy Motley (@NancyMotleyTRTW). Nancy shares several tips and strategies from her new book, “Small Moves, Big Gains: Teacher Habits that Help Kids to Talk More,…

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Dr. Carol Salva (@DrCarolSalva) is joined by Christopher Hagy, Assistant Director for Multilingual Learners in Charleston County School District. They are using this show to explain the QSSSA strategy and offer his teachers a padlet full of resources…

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Larry Ferlazzo (@LarryFerlazzo) and Katie Hull Sypnieski (@KHullSyp), educators and authors of The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide 2nd Edition, join Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) to talk about their new resource. The three discuss all the free…

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Dr. Denise Furlong (@denise_furlong) joins host Dr. Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) to offer tips for supporting Newcomer students. Dr. Furlong also shares about her new book, Voices of Newcomers; Experiences of Multilingual Learners. Denise is a teacher…

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If you want to make a difference for all the newcomers enrolling in your schools, this is a great show with lots of free resources.  Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) interviews guest iMargaret Gisala Rutaquio (@aggie_rutaquio), a Multilingual Programs Newcomer…

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Derek Rhodenizer (@DerekRhodenizer) and Carol (@MsSalvaC) reflect on several aspects of leadership. He is about to take a new assistant principal position and will begin serving Multilingual Learners in public education for the first time. The…

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SLIFE (or Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education) are able to learn quickly but their degree of motivation can significantly affect their progress. This show breaks down the 4 things Carol focuses on for increasing motivation. The…

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Dr. Ilene Winokur (@IleneWinokur) joins Carol and Stephen to discuss her new book, Journey to Belonging. The three talk about the research, the impacts and practical ways to create a safe place for learning.

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In the show, Dr. Margaret Aisicovich (@MAisicovich), Stephen Hurley (@Stephen_Hurley) talked about some of the realities outlined in her new book, “100 Ways to Kill a Teacher: Cautionary Tales about Public Education in Canada).  It is a collection of…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.