The Literacy Dive Podcast: Reading and Writing Strategies for Upper Elementary Teachers and Parents

A podcast by Megan Polk, Literacy Specialist, Elementary Teacher - Mondays


172 Episodes

  1. 170. Interventions for Environmental Factors That Affect Reading Comprehension

    Published: 4/29/2024
  2. 169. Interventions for Cognitive Factors That Affect Reading Comprehension

    Published: 4/22/2024
  3. 168. Interventions for Fundamental Factors That Affect Reading Comprehension

    Published: 4/15/2024
  4. 167. Fundamental, Cognitive, and Environmental Factors That Affect Reading Comprehension

    Published: 4/8/2024
  5. 166. 3 Scaffolds Every Reading Teacher Should Use

    Published: 4/1/2024
  6. 165. Time Management Test-Taking Strategies That Work

    Published: 3/25/2024
  7. 164. Helping Students Manage and Overcome Test Anxiety

    Published: 3/18/2024
  8. 163. Response Ready: Tips for Helping Your Students Understand Writing Prompts

    Published: 3/11/2024
  9. 162. Mastering the Basics: Reinforcing Core Writing Skills

    Published: 3/4/2024
  10. 161. Strategies for Gradually Increasing Writing Time and Complexity

    Published: 2/26/2024
  11. 160. 4 Ways to Increase Writing Endurance

    Published: 2/19/2024
  12. 159. Writing Stamina: 6 Challenges Students Face and How to Help Them

    Published: 2/12/2024
  13. 158. 5 Podcasts You Should be Listening to in 2024

    Published: 2/5/2024
  14. 157. Sensory Storytelling: Using Sensory Details to Bring Writing to Life

    Published: 1/29/2024
  15. 156. Enhancing Sentences with Prepositions [Sentence Expansion Series]

    Published: 1/22/2024
  16. 155. Joining Forces: Combining Sentences with Conjunctions [Sentence Expansion Series]

    Published: 1/15/2024
  17. 154. Make Writing Come to Life with the 5Ws and H Strategy [Sentence Expansion Series]

    Published: 1/8/2024
  18. 153. Using Adjectives and Adverbs to Brighten Up Student Writing [Sentence Expansion Series]

    Published: 1/1/2024
  19. 152. End of Year Inspiration: 25 Takeaways From 2023

    Published: 12/25/2023
  20. 151. Differentiated Instruction for ELLs: Scaffolding Techniques for All Levels with Beth Vaucher

    Published: 12/18/2023

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Do you find yourself seeking new implementations when it comes to literacy instruction? Do you crave fresh ideas and engaging lessons to transform your students into skilled readers and writers? The Literacy Dive Podcast was created to provide educators, like you, with actionable steps and strategies to improve teaching reading and writing.  Your host, Megan Polk, is the creator and owner of The Literacy Dive, a company that creates educational, literacy curriculum that aims to close the gap and support children in reaching mastery. Being a literacy specialist and having over a decade of teaching grades K-5, Megan knows the power of collaboration and working alongside teachers and parents to provide them with the support, confidence, and resources they need to meet students where they are. Dive in each Monday as Megan and her guests unpack an element of literacy or various topics relatable to educators. Here are some topics covered in this literacy podcast: writing strategies, reading comprehension, the writing process, the science of reading, and small group instruction. Tune in on your favorite podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Amazon, and more! If you enjoy this podcast and find the content helpful, please consider leaving a rating, feedback review, and/or sharing this podcast with a friend!