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Read Into This is about books, articles, fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, media texts, cookbooks, and everything in between. We will explore how we read and how what we read makes us who we are and helps us learn about those around us. Can’t wait for you to join in and talk wordy with us.

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Beth Lyons speaks to teacher-librarian Tim Boudreau about creating podcasts with students as part of his philosophy and integration of maker education in the school library learning commons. How might integrating podcasts and the creation of content…

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Beth Lyons speaks to educator Lynn Thomas about using audiobooks and podcasts in her secondary classroom. Shout out to our #EduKnitNight from bringing us together and helping educators from across the K-12 continuum learn from each other’s…

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Co-host Beth Lyons and Adrian Del Monte from The Wholehearted Teaching podcast sit down to discuss how educators are embracing audiobooks and podcasts as texts in their classroom, especially since the start of the pandemic. As parents of young…

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Book club organizer Lisa Corbett interviews teacher-turned-author Anne Shilolo about her cozy mystery Rescue Me. The book is about 3 teens who visit a G8 protest and the adventures that they experience as they become separated from each other in the…

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In the second part of a special crossover episode with The Staffroom Podcast hosts, Chey Cheney and Pav Wander, Beth Lyons discusses the power of stories in education and learning. You can check out Part 1 of this series at the following link:…

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In this live chat session, Read Into This podcast co-host Alanna King revisits a lighter retrospective on some of the hot-button topics of the 2020 year in reading and school libraries. Please enjoy listening to this live recording, and have a look at…

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Co-host Beth Lyons welcomes Jael Richardson, author and executive director of the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) to discuss the importance of choosing to bring Canadian content- authors, illustrators, publishers- into Canadian classrooms….

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Beth Lyons and Toni Duval look back at their journey together as teacher-librarians towards reading more diversely. They recount their time at the Ontario Library Super Conference, seeing Jael Richardson as a spotlight speaker and attending the…

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Teaching Tough Topics: Interview with Fatty Legs authors Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton

Teacher-librarian Lisa Lewis joins Alanna to speak with author Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton (Olemaun) about the impact of…

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Beth Lyons speaks to Maria Martella and Margie Wolfe about the creation of the Save School Libraries Coalition, the role school libraries and Canadian books plays in the education of students, the legacy of devaluing and defunding of school libraries…

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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.