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Oakland County Literacy Podcast



Welcome to Oakland School's Literacy Podcast. Most of the podcasts are focused on literacy, although occasionally other topics are covered. 


These podcasts are also under the Resources section of the Oakland Schools' Literacy website:

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes as well:


I hope you enjoy these podcasts.

If you wish to contact me, here is my email: Les Howard






Mar 23, 2017

Berkley School District sent a group of 8 educators; Administrators and Teachers,  to the Teachers' College Individual and Small Group Conferring Institute. Five of these educators discuss what they learned, how they will use this information to improve student learning, and how they will share this with...

Mar 1, 2017

In this podcast, Dr. Lauren Childs talks with Ron Ritchhart about Cultures of Thinking.  They talk about how Ron’s research into areas such as intellectual character, mindfulness, thinking dispositions, teaching for understanding, creativity in teaching and communities of practice led to Cultures of Thinking.


Feb 24, 2017

Dr. Cook-Robinson is the Superintendent of Oakland Schools. She is an experienced educator with roles from classroom teacher to District Superintendent. She has many awards recognizing her contributions to excellence in education. In 2013, she received  Michigan's  Superintendent of the Year award and this year, 2017,...