The Literacy Lounge: Uncover the Magic of Reading Through Ciera Harris’ Guide to Building Comprehension

Ciera Harris, Literacy Specialist for Elementary Reading Teachers

Welcome to The Literacy Lounge! This is a podcast designed for elementary school teachers and homeschool parents on a mission to master the art of literacy instruction and cultivate a love of reading in students. Join your host, Ciera Harris, as she opens the door to a world of transformative teaching strategies that will make you a literacy champion in your classroom. Ciera and her guests will dive into topics such as The Science of Reading, the 5 components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension), metacognition, close reading, choosing the best mentor texts, data collection, increasing student engagement, and more.  You’ll walk away from each episode with actionable tips and strategies to try in your classroom. Best of all, you’ll discover not just the ‘what’ and ‘why’ but also the ‘how’ of elevating your literacy instruction. Whether you’re a veteran teacher or just starting your teaching journey, this podcast will empower you to achieve the results you’ve dreamed of for you and your students.  For more literacy support, and to connect and collaborate with like-minded teachers, join the free Facebook group, The Literacy Lounge:

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