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.

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 28 – Exploring and Questioning Bias: A Conversation with Arthur Padilla

In Episode 28, Arthur Padilla, Senior Managing Partner of StrataGWorks joins Norah L. Jones of Fluency Consulting for a wide-ranging conversation on community impact work. How do we each empower all society’s members? How do we discover even hidden biases so we can move to a more just and inclusive community, country, and world?

Introducing Patrick Moynihan (Episode 26)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 26 of It’s About Language is Patrick Moynihan, linguist, deacon, and storyteller par excellence with a heart for Haiti.

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.

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

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Introducing Joy Peyton (Episode 24)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 24 of It’s About Language is Joy Peyton, President of the Coalition of Community-Based Heritage Language Schools and tireless advocate for honoring all languages and cultures.

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.

Introducing Ricky Adamson (Episode 23)

Norah Jones’s guest for Episode 23 of It’s About Language is Ricky Adamson, world language educator, supervisor, trainer, publisher, and a man who knows the power of inclusion to change lives.