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.

Episode 73 – NFLC, Lectia, and You

Listen here, download and share as Megan Jeffrey of the National Foreign Language Center shares the resources and mission of the Center, dedicated to serving all those who desire to learn and celebrate language and culture.

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.

Episode 72 – Let Everyone Come In

Listen here, download and share as Dali Tan provides stories and research to demonstrate how learning a new language is a true prerequisite for being fully and effectively human.

Episode 71 – Breaking Silos, Changing Lanes

Listen here, download and share as Steven Sacco illustrates through research and stories why and how to bring language out into every facet of our lives and work.

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.

Episode 70 – Language as a Lifeline

Listen here, download and share as Celia Chomón Zamora shares powerful stories of language breaking down barriers and shaming to discover and celebrate identity. It’s a common story told with uncommon passion, clarity, and insight.

Episode 69 – Resilience (Republished)

Fluency Consulting Episode 69: Resilience is so strong and powerful that you need to hear it & download it. Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting is releasing it again. Agnes Tounkara of the French Heritage Language Program in NYC shares the stories of the power of immigrant youth released through language and educational effort and resilience.

Episode 69 – Resilience

Fluency Consulting Episode 69: Resilience is so strong and powerful that you need to hear it
& download it. Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting is releasing it again. Agnes Tounkara of the French Heritage Language Program in NYC shares the stories of the power of immigrant youth released through language and educational effort, and resilience.

Episode 68 – Understanding Ourselves in the World: IAL at SCOLT Part 2

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Norah L Jones taps the professional excitement, dedication, and insights of her fellow language education attendees at the SCOLT conference in Norfolk, VA.

Through Language We Name Our Worth

Without the words to understand and accept ourselves and others, we spiral into despair and conflict.

Episode 67 – How Can Language Help Us Confront Fear and Hate

Norah Jones of Fluency Consulting reflects on how language and language studies can help both understand and prevent violence through fear and hate.

Episode 66 – Lifelong Learning: IAL at SCOLT Part 1

Norah L Jones taps the professional excitement, dedication, and insights of her fellow language education attendees at the SCOLT conference in Norfolk, VA..

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 63 – International Collaborations

In this fourth and final heritage language series episode, Norah Jones talks with international leaders Renata Peskova (Iceland), Ken Cruickshank (Australia), Gisi Cannizzaro (Netherlands), Antonella Cortese (Canada) and co-moderator Joy Peyton (US).

Episode 62 – Advocating for Heritage Languages

Norah Jones explores the power and roles of heritage languages with panelists Linda Egnatz, Amanda Seewald, Celia Zamora, and co-moderator Joy Peyton.

Episode 61 – Heritage Doorways

Norah Jones explores the power and roles of heritage languages with panelists Joy Peyton, Neila Baumiliene, Ashok Ojha, and Agnes Tounkara.

Episode 60 – Becoming an Equitable, Multilingual Society

Norah Jones explores the power and roles of heritage languages with panelists Joy Peyton, Dick Brecht, Maria Carreira, and Fabrice Jaumont.

Introducing Hugh Ballou (Episode 59)

Podcast 59’s guest, Hugh Ballou, provides language, images, and steps to transformational leadership for organizations and businesses.

Episode 59 – Transformational Leadership: Hugh Ballou

Norah Jones taps SynerVision’s Hugh Ballou for his insights into and pathways to transformational leadership in business, organizations, and society.