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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BAP112 Free Voluntary Reading ft Emily Francis

Emily Francis (@EmilyFranESL), author of If You Only Knew: Letters from an Immigrant Student joins Dr. Carol Salva (@DrCarolSalva) to discuss Free Voluntary Reading with Newcomers and her own journey.

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BAP111 Instead of IDK for SLIFE and Newcomers

Dr. Salva reflects on holding our nSewcomers in high regard and teach them what to day when they don’t know what to say. Language is not a cognitive issue. We need this important strategy so that everyone can be included and participate. But some…

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BAP110 Back to School Mindset Plus Resources for Newcomer Teachers

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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BAP109 Small Moves, Big Gains with Author Nancy Motley

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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BAP108 QSSSA Resources ft Chris Hagy

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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BAP107 ESL/ELL Survival Guide ft. Ferlazzo and Sypnieski

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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BAP106 Voices of Newcomers ft. Dr. Denise Furlong

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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BAP105 Ambassadors and Newcomer Leadership ft Margaret Rutaquio

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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BAP104 Leadership and Change ft. Derek Rhodenizer

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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BAP103 Motivation & Engagement for SLIFE

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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