Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Episode #8: Non-Fiction Books and Literacy Learning

Featuring Host, Mark Gura’s Interview with Young Person’s Author, Vicki Cobb

Click arrow above to listen to the podcast (please be patient, the audio play may take a few seconds to start) - The interview starts at 9:50

This episode features a unique look at non-fiction books for kids from the viewpoint of Vicki Cobb, author of many popular science books that are used widely in classrooms. Vicki offers her fascinating and insightful perspective that reflects her own long term experience writing non-fiction books. She also shares about her recent efforts to transform author school visits using online video conferencing technology.

 Vicki’s  Links

Vicki’s website:

 Ink Think Tank:

Wikis that showcase Vicki’s  work with schools

Articles recommend by Vicki
Authors on Call: Videoconferencing in Class

Good Writing Is Memorable: Scientific Proof

Vicki’s instructional videos  are available at:

Host Mark Gura’s links: + +