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Linnea Ehri/Molly Chilton interview  -  July 20, 2015, 12:30 p.m. C Voice of Literacy Webcast
Notes: Chilton 703.573.1543 Ehri 203-348-6821

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Guests:

[Dr. Molly Chilton]

Dr. Molly Chilton
Literacy Consultant


Molly Chilton is an educator with more than a decade of experience working with children and adults. She recently completed her doctorate in Educational Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center. She currently lives in northern Virginia where she is a mother of three young boys and works as a literacy consultant.
[Dr. Linnea Ehri]

Dr. Linnea Ehri
Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology
Graduate Center of the City University of New Yorkk


Linnea Ehri is Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. For many years she has conducted research on how children learn to read and spell and what makes learning more difficult for some children. Her findings reveal the importance of letter-sound knowledge for reading and spelling words from memory. She has received several awards for her research. She served as president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. She was a member of the National Reading Panel charged by the U.S. Congress to identify the most effective methods for teaching reading.

Host:

[Dr. Candace Kuby]

Dr. Candace Kuby
Assistant Profesosr
Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, College of Education, University of Missouri


Dr. Candace Kuby is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Missouri. Her scholarship focuses on: 1) critical, inventive, hybrid, and multimodal literacies and 2) innovative qualitative research methodologies. Candace is the author of "Critical literacy in the early childhood classroom: Unpacking histories, unlearning privilege"(2013) with Teachers College Press and co-editor of "Disrupting Qualitative Inquiry: Possibilities and Tensions in Educational Research" (2014) with Peter Lang. Journals in which her scholarship appear include: International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Education; Young Children; Journal of Early Childhood Literacy and Education, Citizenship, and Social Justice.

Summary:

Voice of Literacy host, Dr. Candace Kuby, interviews Dr. Linnea Ehri, City University of New York, and Dr. Molly Chilton, Marymount University.

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