Episode 65 – Life’s a Stage: Crafting Language with 246 The Main

Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting and the actors of 246 The Main reflect on their workshop on language, accent, and characters’ identities.

Episode 64 – Tell Your Story

Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting explores the inheritance given to each person through their language, culture, and identity.

Episode 26 – What They Could Hear Was My Heart: A Conversation with Patrick Moynihan

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 26 of It’s About Language is Patrick Moynihan, whose stories of learning Haitian Kreyol by immersion as a teacher are humorous, touching, and insightful for all our lives.

Episode 25 – Changing Perspectives on Language: A Conversation with Krista Chambless

Dr. Krista Chambless brings fresh, research-based approaches and world-embracing perspectives to today’s language teaching and learning. Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting explores with her the ways that language teachers can transform how they teach.

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GUEST: Dr. Krista Chambless | kristachambless@uab.edu

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Episode 24 – Supporting Heritage Languages and Cultures: A Conversation with Joy Peyton

Joy Peyton, PhD, a national leader in language education, talks with Norah L. Jones about the critical role of heritage language schools and education in the U.S.

Episode 23 You Are a Bridge to Inclusion: A Conversation with Ricky Adamson

Ricky Adamson, PhD, language educator and consultant, talks with Norah L Jones about the linguistic and cultural roots from which grow inclusion and respect.

Episode 22 – Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning: A Conversation with Toni Theisen

Toni Theisen, award winning educator, talks with Norah L Jones about culturally-responsive teaching, providing equitable access for students of all cultures.

Episode 21 – Connect the World to the Classroom: A Conversation with Akash Patel

Akash Patel, educator and founder of Happy World Foundation, talks with Norah L Jones about how directly connecting youth to individuals around the world develops the empathy to transform lives.

Episode 20 – Journey to a Dream: A Conversation with Maria del Pilar Garcia

Maria del Pilar Garcia, educator, author, and founder of Pillar of Dreams, talks with Norah L. Jones about following dreams, overcoming obstacles, and inspiring and empowering others to do the same.

Episode 19 – Multiplier Effect: A Conversation with Sheri Spaine-Long

Sheri Spaine-Long of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) talks with Norah L. Jones about the innovative ways the organization creates a powerful support system and vital communities in challenging times.

Episode 18 – Common Bond: A Conversation with Lisa Fore

It’s About Language guest Lisa Fore provides insight into the connections of all humanity through seizing opportunities to reach out in respect to other languages and cultures.

Episode 17 – Early Language Access and Equity: A Conversation with Ines Lormand

It’s About Language guest Ines Lormand makes a compelling case for language-learning in general, and early childhood language classes and opportunities in particular.

Episode 16 Reframing Language Perceptions: A Conversation with Edgar Serrano

It’s About Language guest Edgar Serrano guides us, through stories and reflections, to reframe perceptions about ourselves, others, and the world.

Episode 15 – Language and Social Justice: A Conversation with L.J. Randolph

It’s About Language guest Dr. L.J. Randolph explores how language, identity, and social justice are inextricably linked.

Episode 14: Challenging Standardized Language

It’s About Language guest Dr. Adrienne Daly challenges us to break away from the assumption that there is “one right way to speak or write.”

Episode 12: No “Drive-By Victims” of Language: A Conversation with John De Mado

It’s About Language guest John De Mado invites us to a joyful experience and exploration of the enigma of language and identity.

Episode 11: Pathways to Understanding: A Conversation with Sharla Zwirek

It’s About Language guest Sharla Zwirek takes us on a personal and publishing journey to understanding ourselves and others through language and culture.

Episode 9: Language: Challenge & Promise: A Conversation with David Bong

It’s About Language podcast guest David Bong speaks of obligations to use language to bring the world together and confirm each person’s identity.

Episode 8: The Culture & Language of Leadership: A Conversation with Debbie Callihan-Dingle

It’s About Language podcast guest Debbie Callihan-Dingle describes pathways and choices in challenging times that demonstrate the language and culture of leadership.

Episode 7: Global Inspiration, Global Invitation: A Conversation with Linda Egnatz

It’s About Language podcast guest Linda Egnatz challenges us to step up to make the world a connected space where we look out for each other. Follow us as she blazes a breakthrough path to language empowerment for all.

Episode 6: Bringing Language to Life: A Conversation with Parthena Draggett

In this week’s conversation with educator and author Parthena Draggett, we explore the power and transformation of connecting language learning and application to life.