Podcasts and Webinars

May 11, 2021

Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul: Using 'Stamped (For Kids)' to Have Age-Appropriate Discussions About Race

Learning how parents and teachers can “adapt” big topics for young ears.


July 1, 2019

Racial Equity in Literacy

How can we all work to better communicate with one another about systemic racism and xenophobia? How do teachers do the internal work of equity in their practice?


September 9, 2018

Dismantling Racism in Education (Part 2)

How do we go beyond the cosmetic fixes of racial inequality in education and go further? There is no quick fix, and we all need to do the work.


June 15, 2020

Facebook LIVE with Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul and Tricia Ebarvia

Listen in as Sonja and Tricia talk about two upcoming virtual #IREL20 institutes focused on centering racial equity in our literacy practices.


May 23, 2019

Breathing New Life into Book Clubs

Managing book clubs can be hard, but authors Sonja Cherry-Paul and Dana Johansen say that when they work, they create a culture of reading unlike anything else, and have the power to bring out the very best in our students.


September 6, 2018

Bringing Joy and Community to Reading

Sonja and Dana want to help teachers build learning communities that propel students’ growth as readers, help them view the world through multiple lenses, and skillfully integrate digital resources.


June 15, 2020

Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul and Tricia Ebarvia on the Institute for Racial Equity in Literacy

Listen in or watch as Dr. Sonja Cherry Paul and Tricia Ebarvia talk about two upcoming virtual #IREL20 institutes focused on centering racial equity in our literacy practices. ⁠


May 16, 2019

What To Do When Your Book Clubs Just Aren't Working

What do you do when you’ve tried book clubs, and they just didn’t work?


June 23, 2017

Dismantling Racism in Education (Part 1)

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