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Introducing Amanda Seewald (Episodes 10 & 62)
Meet Amanda Seewald, JNCL President and CEO of Maracas Kaleidoscope, IAL guest for episodes 62 and 10
Episode 51 – Why It’s About Language
My invitation throughout this podcast is to reflect on your own personal “novel” – the story of your life as reflected in the roles and impact of language on you, the chief protagonist.
Episode 50 – Retrospective 2: Language, the Doorway
“It’s About Language” starts the new year looking both back at the past year, and ahead toward the new, with Retrospective 2: Language, the Doorway.
Episode 49 – Season 1: Living Language
“It’s About Language” celebrates one year with a retrospective that highlights podcast guests’ moving and practical insights in the world of work and service.
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 45 – Let Go, Let Grow: Florencia Henshaw
What does it mean to “free up” language? In this fun and insightful conversation, guest Florencia Henshaw and host Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting explore how “loosening control” can power up our development of and relationship with the living organism of language.
Episode 43 – Inclusive Language Experiences: A Conversation with Leslie Baldwin
What makes learning relevant? How can we help make life in the world better for all? In Episode 43, Leslie Baldwin, Executive Director of SCOLT, talks to Norah L Jones of Fluency Consulting about how the gift and tool of human language extends meaning far beyond the classroom.
Episode 42 – Transcreation: Language, Identity, Nuance: A Conversation with Jill Kushner Bishop
Jill Kushner Bishop, Founder and CEO of Multilingual Connections, shares insights with Norah L Jones of Fluency Consulting on how language and culture must be in the forefront of how companies prepare to do business in an interconnected world.
Episode 41 – Leading with Why: A Conversation with Linda Zins Adams
First ask Why. Then point out the path to How. Linda Zins Adams shares with Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting the steps to meaningful language learning and life-long cultural connections.
Episode 40 – Celebrate What You Can Do: A Conversation with Clarissa Adams Fletcher
How does language and culture fit into what you share with others? Clarissa Adams Fletcher brings the concept of hope and identity into the forefront of this conversation with Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting.
Episode 39 – Language Levels the Playing Field: A Conversation with Jen Carson
In Episode 39, Jen Carson talks with Norah L Jones of Fluency Consulting about the justice, as well as the power, of insuring that all may be engaged in and profit by world language and culture studies.
Episode 38 The National Museum of Language
In Episode 38, the leadership team of the National Museum of Language joins Norah L. Jones to share the resources, excitement, and opportunities offered by this virtual, moveable, and outreach-focused nonprofit museum.
Introducing the Leaders of the National Museum of Language (Episode 38)
Norah Jones’s guests for Episode 38 of It’s About Language are the three leading officers of the National Museum of Language. Career language specialists themselves, they now share their skills and joy through this virtual museum.
Introducing Lea Graner Kennedy (Episode 34)
Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 34 of It’s About Language is Lea Graner Kennedy, world language supervisor and professional development leader and national advisor.
Episode 34 – Dialogue and Transformation: A Conversation with Lea Graner Kennedy
In Episode 34, Lea Graner Kennedy joins Norah Jones on It’s About Language to explore the challenges and promises of collaboration and cross-disciplinary approaches to world language education and global application.
Introducing Cheri Quinlan (Episode 33)
Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 33 of It’s About Language is Cheri Quinlan, passionate world language educator, leader, and presenter, who addresses finding our own passion in the world.
Episode 33 – Language, Culture, Passion: A Conversation with Cheri Quinlan
Cheri Quinlan, world language educator and leader, shares with Norah L Jones of Fluency Consulting how passion overcomes fear and obstacles to open doors to a connected future full of hope.
Episode 27 – From Reflection to Connection: A Conversation with Carmen Scoggins
Award-winning world language leader Carmen Scoggins knows the importance of reflection. In Episode 27, Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting invites her stories to share insights on how she guides educators to make connections and transformations in their own work.
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.
Introducing Krista Chambless (Episode 25)
Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 25 of It’s About Language is Dr. Krista Chambless, transformational (and fun) language educator, engaging students and training up powerful teachers for a global future.
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.
HOST: Norah L. Jones | Fluency.Consulting | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FluencyConsultingLLC | Instagram: fluency_consulting
GUEST: Dr. Krista Chambless | firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a Mr. Thrive Media production | email: Chaz@MrThrive.com | Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
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.