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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Are you ready?? In some parts of the world, we are already in Back-to-School PD!  So, as we do every year, we are sharing top tips for the New Arrival classroom & how they may look in the current reality. Carol Salva talks about the 2021-2022 school…

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Special guest, John Seidlitz (@JohnSeidlitz), joined a live show to talk with Carol (@MsSalvaC) and Stephen (@Stephen_Hurley) about an incredible opportunity on July 21, 2021.  The free conference, Amplifying the Voices of Unaccompanied Minors, will…

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Carol Salva (@MsSalvaC) & Stephen Hurley (@Stephen_Hurley) are joined by special guest Dr. Margaret Aisichovich (@MAisicovich). Dr. Aisicovich is a PhD, author, former ESL educator, former principal and more. Her research is important to our…

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@KatieToppel, @TanKHuynh, and @MsSalvaC are thrilled to bring you their 5th annual completely free, YouTube conference for teachers of Multilingual Learners.  Even if you find this show after July 2021, all the sessions are still there…as are the…

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The Newcomer Academy in Jefferson County Public Schools has been serving new arrival high school students for 15 years. Principal Gwen Snow (@GwenCSnow) and Assistant Principal, Dr. Irina McGrath (@Irina_McGrath) share some very important actions…

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In this show, Carol (@MsSalvaC) and Stephen (@Stephen_Hurley) reflect on the labels we use to describe language learners. In the conversation includes a discussion on multiple perspectives and hope but also offers some practical advice on creating an…

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Viana Armstrong (@armstrongvi) joins Carol (@MsSalvaC) to talk about a successful family engagement experience. Viana talks about how a virtual concert had a positive impact on the families of multilingual learners in her rural Texas district. She…

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Author and award-winning journalist, Jo Napolitano (@Jo_Napolitano) joins Carol (@MsSalvaC) to talk about her new book, “The School I Deserve, Six Young Refugees and
Their Fight for Equality in America.” The show includes an excerpt read aloud by…

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Natalia Heckman (@NataliaESL) joins Carol (@MsSalvaC) to offer us tips on engaging ELs with writing. A student may not be excited about constructing and deconstructing sentences, but we can certainly engage them enough to do just that. Natalia shows…

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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.