Don Winn's Cardboard Box Adventures Radio Show, broadcasting on Podfire Radio, is all about raising readers through fostering imagination, developing a love of story, and embracing learning diversity.
Join Don Winn for a new Cardboard Box Adventures radio show each month as he discusses tips, topics, and inspirations that will help parents and educators in their quest to raise readers. The show is broadcast monthly on Podfire Radio. See below for links to archived shows. Links to individual shows will be added as soon as they are available.
Why do illustrations have such an impact on our emotions? How does one become an illustrator? What does it mean to one illustrator in particular, Dave Allred, illustrator of my picture book, Superhero, among many others, to be able to draw for a living? How can illustrations help reluctant and struggling readers learn to love to read?
66% of students fail to reach grade proficiency in reading by the 4th grade. Guests Henry Sinclair Sherrill and Peggy Price describe explicit, multi-sensory literacy as well as early literacy skill-building techniques that benefit children from birth to kindergarten through a research-based professional development program called BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY®.
Why is it that some parents choose homeschooling? How does it work for kids with dyslexia or ADD? Can it really lay the foundation for future success? Join me as I sit down with homeschooled kids, their parents, and even graduates who are taking on college and the workforce. Find out why over one million kids in the US are homeschooled today.
Over 55,000 kids in America have committed suicide in the last 7 years due to bullying. Guests Amanda M. Thrasher, the award-winning author of The Greenlee Project, and Kirk Smalley, from the organization Stand for the Silent, discuss the harsh realities of bullying and how parents, teachers, and kids themselves can turn the tide on bullying.
Social and emotional support helps kids with dyslexia succeed in school and in life. Academy Award-winning director, Peggy Stern, discusses how her great new web series, The Super d! Show, provides this support. And get a glance behind-the-scenes as I interview some of the dyslexic students who star in the show.