“We learn about fundamentals. Then as we recognize that society changes, we start questioning as we face new challenges. We need to start having other conversations.” Ponder for a moment the word “craft.” A world of mass-manufactured goods, one-use items, disposables, low-low-low prices, divided attention, and Instagram glamour… Where does craft fit in? The wordContinue reading “Episode 112 Honing Our Craft: Florencia Henshaw & Kim Potowski”
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.
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.
In Episode 46, Chaz Volk, founder of Mr Thrive Media, shares with Norah L Jones of Fluency Consulting how building a network of trust uses the power of language and relationship to change lives for the better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s About Language guest Amanda Seewald speaks intimately of her journey of discovery that, for all of us, language is the DNA of our identity.
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.
It’s About Language podcast guest Debbie Callihan-Dingle describes pathways and choices in challenging times that demonstrate the language and culture of leadership.
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.
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.
In this week’s conversation with author and creative Andres Pi Andreu, we explore how language and imagination interact – and what their roles will be in the “metahuman” future now unfolding.
This week I talk with Carolyn Gill, who shares her personal stories of delight with those who have come across her life, bringing new languages, cultures, and perspectives. She challenges all of us to think of how we view “the Other,” and what space we make for diversity in our lives.
In this episode of It’s About Language, I talk with Ken Stewart, award-winning world language educator, as we focus on what creates excellence in teachers, students, and programs, and how language and culture build community.
In this episode of It’s About Language, I talk with Linda Markley an experienced educator who has a lot to teach us about how to advocate for language learning and usage.