The Literacy for All radio show devotes four segments to a conversation with John Corcoran, author and literacy advocate who is famously known as "the teacher who couldn't read." John, who, in 1987, as a teacher, at the age of 48, revealed his inability to read. Here he shares his history and the projects that [...]
Susan Clark, Founder/Director of the Common Knowledge Group shares information about her community education work and the New Resume Project. Christelle Jones and Marie Lapointe talk about the work that Traveling Stories is doing in farmers markets to create reading opportunities for low-income children.
It was a pleasure to have with us, Migell Acosta, Director of the San Diego County Library. Migell spoke about the different ways that libraries provide resources to residents so that they read better, write better, do math better, function better, and live a better quality of life. He shared information about e-books, library-literacy services, [...]
Georgeanne Irvine, Director of Global Publishing, San Diego Zoo Global Press, talks about the new launched division of the San Diego Zoo that features publication of books for children and adults. Georgeanne and others are writing books that encourage children to read, that educate children about animals, that capture heroic stories of resident animals,and that [...]
Part 1: Jeff Wiemann, Executive Director, Angels Foster Family Network, shares information about the need for foster parents who can provide a stable and stimulating home environment for children in transition. Part 2: Michael Nimer, Manager of MOTIV, shares information about his work in promoting volunteer opportunities for teenagers who contribute to greater literacy and [...]
This episode featured to guests who brought innovative ways to address the needs of young students who struggle with reading, do not like read, and who need more exposure to books and print in a way that meets their personal needs and interests.
Jose and Wade Taylor chat about the importance of partners for literacy and being able to see how investments in literacy pay off. James Halliday,Executive Director, A Reason To Survive (ARTS), chats about arts as the avenue to other skills. He also talks about a new collaborative effort in National City that will bring agencies [...]
Dr. Deniz Armagan was joined in the studio today by his 2 new friends, Pastor "Waxer" and his wife Cyndi from Hawaii. "Waxer is a former professional surfer who also engaged in several extreme sports like motocross, water skiing, and skateboarding. Cyndi is also a former multi-sports athlete and health enthusiast. Unfortunately, he has put [...]
08/14/18 Tutoring for Inner-City Youth; Pathways to Careers through Continuing Education Programming
UPLIFT's, Kids at Heart tutoring program for low-income, sometimes homeless, inner-city elementary school children. San Diego Continuing Education's Career and College Readiness Course provides innovative quality education and support services to adult learners in pursuit of career advancement and pathways to college. Our guests, in the first two segments, are Monica Ball, board of directors, [...]
Guest 1: Hanna Cohan, Class A Member, LPGA, speaks on listening, context, and how inner-messages affect our ability to learn and perform. Guest 2: Tiana Uribe, Founder of The Wildflower Initiative, shares how she and partners are creating safe learning environments for homeless families and those who are domestically-abused...with an emphasis on reading.