Episode 84 – A Conversation with Thomas and Collier on Dual Language Realities

Episode 84 a conversation with Drs. Collier & Thomas. Internationally known for their research on long-term school effectiveness for linguistically and culturally diverse students.
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Introducing Jenniffer Whyte (Episode 78)

Meet Jenniffer Whyte, award-wining language educator and host of podcast “Afro-Latina Teacher in the Rural South.”

Introducing Elizabeth Mack (Episode 74)

Meet Elizabeth Mack, who turned her passion for deep language and cultural understanding into Freestyle Languages, a company dedicated to transformational language teaching and learning for individuals and businesses.

Introducing Megan Jeffrey (Episode 73)

Learn more about the National Foriegn Language Center and its resources and LECTIA app, with guest Megan Jeffrey, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Communication.

Introducing Dali Tan (Episode 72)

Learn more about Dr Dali Tan, guest on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 72, focused on the necessity of language and cultural studies to create a more just, equitable, and joyful world.

Introducing Steven Sacco (Episode 71)

Learn more about Steven Sacco, guest on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 71, focused onthe realities of language usage worldwide, and the implications for freedom to speak multiple languages to achieve common goals.

Introducing Celia Zamora (Episode 70 & Episode 62)

Learn more about Celia Chomón Zamora, guest for episode 70 focused on personal empowerment, and panelist advocacy panel episode 62 for Heritage Language Month of It’s About Language.

Introducing Agnès Ndiaye Tounkara (Episode 69 & 61)

Learn more about Agnès Tounkara, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 61, focused on the opportunities available to those who speak heritage languages.

Introducing Joy Peyton (Episodes 24, 60, 61, 62, 63)

Meet Joy Peyton, Coalition for Community-Based Heritage Language Schools, IAL co-host for episodes 60-63 and guest for episode 24.

Introducing Renata Emilsson Peskova (Episode 63)

Learn more about Renata Emilsson Peskova, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Ken Cruickshank (Episode 63)

Learn more about Ken Cruickshank, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Antonella Cortese (Episode 63)

Learn more about Antonella Cortese, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Gisi Cannizzaro (Episode 63)

Learn more about Gisi Cannizzaro, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 63, focused on international collaboration to support heritage languages.

Introducing Neila Baumiliene (Episode 61)

Learn more about Neila Baumiliene, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 61, focused on the opportunities available to those who speak heritage languages.

Introducing Ashok Ojha (Episode 61)

Learn more about Ashok Ojha, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 61, focused on the opportunities available to those who speak heritage languages.

Introducing Maria Carreira (Episode 60)

Learn more about Maria Carreira, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 60, focused on heritage languages in society.

Introducing Fabrice Jaumont (Episode 60)

Learn more about Fabrice Jaumont, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 60, focused on heritage languages in society.

Introducing Richard (Dick) Brecht (Episode 60)

Learn more about Dick Brecht, guest panelist on It’s About Language with Norah Jones Episode 60, focused on heritage languages in society.

Episode 58 – Bilingual Business, Beyond Hello: Edgar Serrano

Norah Jones welcomes Edgar Serrano, who shares three important tips for businesses to succeed and prosper through harnessing the power of languages.

Introducing Shawn Slakk (Episode 47)

“It’s About Language” guest Shawn Slakk demonstrates that an open mind and heart are the foundations for multilingualism and effective advocacy for a connected world.

Episode 47 – Opening Minds and Hearts: Shawn Slakk

In Episode 47, Shawn Slakk shares with Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting how we can all open doors to achievement, self-awareness, and hope through the power of language.

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.

Introducing Toni Theisen (Episode 22)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 22 of It’s About Language is Toni Theisen, award-winning world language educational leader and advocate for inclusionary programs, courses, and mind-sets.

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.