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The Knowledge Gap: What It Is and How to Narrow It - Shared screen with speaker view
Megan Lewis
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29:51
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30:25
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30:56
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31:24
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31:27
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Mario Palma (ARC)
31:30
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Abbey Gunn
31:55
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32:58
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33:02
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33:03
It's all good!
Maria Johnson
33:04
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33:39
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34:01
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34:28
Durham, NC
Mario Palma (ARC)
35:02
The way we teach in elementary school impacts what we see at the Middle and High School levels
Mario Palma (ARC)
35:36
Problems at Elementary School are even more pervasive and hidden
Mario Palma (ARC)
36:52
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Catherine Miller
37:11
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37:17
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37:21
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37:57
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Mary Huffcutt
38:01
Hello ALL! from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
samantha Rulong
38:02
cricket?
Mario Palma (ARC)
38:08
Natalie Thank you for this hands on activity-
ARCHIE ELLIS
38:23
I agree
paula autrey
38:45
Paula Autrey, Fletcher, NC
Mario Palma (ARC)
38:51
Without background knowledge- the task of finding main idea is "pretty impenetrable" Natalie Wexler
Ginny Barrett
39:44
Asheville, NC
Eleanor Roper (ARC)
39:54
We will provide resources via email at the conclusion of the webinar.
Mario Palma (ARC)
40:00
Building knowledge is just as important as mastering thinking skills- How do we build knowledge? Can't wait to Natalie's perspective!
Matthew Simmons
40:21
My high school teacher always told us "KIP" - Knowledge is Power
Carolin Steele
40:43
How do we move past the isolated skills when that's the way the standards are written and typically assessed? It's a challenge.
Mario Palma (ARC)
40:49
The way the court system works-
Leesa Boyer
41:14
legal mumbo jumbo
Donns Worden
41:36
Calls to background knowledge
Abbey Gunn
42:05
Standards are written to directly support one another… the trick is changing this view of looking t them as isolated skills, because they truly aren’t and aren’t written to be isolated out
Mario Palma (ARC)
42:18
Content written for the general assumes much "common knowledge" How do we prepare students as responsible citizens?
Abbey Gunn
42:30
This trick relies on the content of what their reading so those connections can be seen and operationalized
ARCHIE ELLIS
42:32
Great point Abbey
Elizabeth O'Brien
42:50
Abbey Gunn--YES!!
Tracey Lockhart
42:57
My family is from a British controlled island and own a Cricket Club here in the states. I understood the first passage better than this latter one. Legal jargon overwhelming the brain. Possible to comprehend it though with focus..I suppose :)
Lindsey Richardson
43:05
We see this all the time when we don't provide the vocabulary support to students, especially students where English is their second language. Not an intellectual problem, a teaching problem.
Amy Jackson (ARC)
43:32
Abstract skills and randomness are confronted most strongly with a deep well of knowledge.
Leesa Boyer
43:50
absolutely!
Tim Filipovich
44:00
Must be careful not to make those assumptions about backgroung knowledge.
Mario Palma (ARC)
44:07
The role of education and of a high quality curriculum is to build deep content knowledge-
Kathleen Van Every
44:22
parents who speak in full sentences to their children make all the difference, regardless of socioeconomic status
KELSEY DARBY
44:28
Yes, Mario!!
Jennifer Pittman
44:38
That's why hands-on experience and introduction to a rich vocabulary are so important!
Jessica Lavallee
44:38
How is this knowledge also impacted by text complexity? These sentences are pretty syntactically complex in addition to being content dense.
Angelia Greiner
44:53
So true! Writing doesn't seem to be anywhere!
Mario Palma (ARC)
45:35
The ability to read and comprehend complex text hinges on the degree of content knowledge one has acquired-
Mario Palma (ARC)
46:16
Tasks embedded in thematic inquiry may be the ticket to deep content knowledge building-
Mario Palma (ARC)
46:57
Makes me think about deeper learning and content development at Kindergarten
Kathleen Van Every
47:06
not to mention whether high schoolers care
KELSEY DARBY
47:31
YES - That's a lot of my kids!!!
Abbey Gunn
47:37
The use of content rich resources in all schools rather than anthology-type programs that highlight isolated skills is imperative to this work starting from KG
Michelle Lynch (ARC)
48:02
"Good morning, I have coworkers trying to get into the meeting, but it is saying the capacity has been reached. What should they do?" - Will we be sending something to the registered people who couldn't get in?
Amy Jackson (ARC)
48:37
High quality instructional materials provide structures to bridge the divide - tapping into what kids know and are interested in to broaden and deepen their knowledge base
Mario Palma (ARC)
48:43
As a teacher in NYC I often wondered what makes a good thematic unit- what is an essential question by nature and how do I gather the right texts to develop deep content knowledge- instead of just a read aloud about Martin Luther King during Black History month-
Tim Filipovich
48:45
Critically important to understand the importance of not making the assumptions about backgroung knowledge!
ARCHIE ELLIS
49:20
Schools are implementing too many programs in one setting. Students are not allowed the opportunity to acquire the foundational skills needed in the lower grades.
Michelle Bridenthal
49:52
I agree
Jeanette Johnston
50:06
I agree
Cathy Egnor
50:12
Agree!
Nicole Minor
50:16
Agreed!
Debra Brown
50:21
How do we get legislators who mandate curriculum understand this?
Mario Palma (ARC)
50:26
In chapter 9 Natalie walks a through a revealing perspective on the roll out of the Common Core
Jeanette Johnston
50:32
There is not enough time to make the connections to deep knowledge
mario rios
50:32
Tests should be made by the teachers.
KELSEY DARBY
50:33
Yes - Debra! That is the KEY to this, isn't it?
Kermyonne Jean Wood
50:38
There are a lot of read-alouds in Kindergarten I found myself building a lot of background knowledge to make the learning experience engaging in order for the students to demonstrate comprehension.
Cheryl Coyle
50:39
I just want to say thank you, I've been racking my brain out what we were doing wrong and I just could not figure it out until I read your book. I don't know why it took so long to realize this, but my whole school is changing how we approach curriculum due to your book.
ARCHIE ELLIS
51:02
Most legislators have never taught in the classroom. They must understand what curriculum and instruction entail.
Kevin Z (ARC)
51:11
Hello! Thank you for reaching out. This webinar has been very popular! We'll be sharing resources from this webinar with anyone who has registered.
Mario Palma (ARC)
51:23
ELA tests are knowledge tests in disguise- WOW
Dawn Tulini
52:01
As a teacher we are introduced to new programs frequently so it is a challenge to become comfortable to what we are supposed to teach our students.
Tim Filipovich
52:02
Even though we are focusing on comprehensioin, is the gap partly because of not having effective intervention in place for students that have not acquired the founcational decoding skills?
Donns Worden
52:11
Yes, language is knowledge based - but your speaking on content
Donns Worden
52:40
it is a connection issue and teachers are the solution
Mario Palma (ARC)
52:46
Im thinking about Thematic Inquiry to build knowledge horizontally across the grade itself and also vertically across the years of education
mario rios
52:49
Why do we, as teachers allow these test companies to hold all the power, while we struggle to teach and lose our students?
Angelia Greiner
53:00
Yay! Wow - that is great!!
Catherine Miller
53:01
I don’t see this as a foundational skill problem. Decoding is not sufficient.
Elizabeth O'Brien
53:08
How can a text-centered approach to teaching "standards" work in partnership with text sets to build knowledge?
ARCHIE ELLIS
53:50
We must learn to use publishing company materials as a Supplemental resource and become creative as classroom teachers.
Mario Palma (ARC)
54:07
What are the most effective processes to locate High Quality Curriculum? What criteria does it include? Building Knowledge is one of them-
Mario Palma (ARC)
54:51
Organized by TOPIC rather than SKILL of the WEEK- This is HUGE Thanks Natalie
Amy Jackson (ARC)
55:31
Time on a topic - repeated exposure to vocabulary, ideas, and organization of thinking
Leesa Boyer
56:15
Breaking things down by topic rather than skill is huge!!
Mario Palma (ARC)
56:18
Yes Christy! This is a hard task to achieve- how much of it falls on teachers? Administrators?
Donns Worden
56:28
Yes - this material from publishing companies is a supplement not your core textual information - teachers need to level reading and content connection
Mario Palma (ARC)
57:44
No one gets excited about Main Idea- Bugs on the other hand.....
Abbey Gunn
57:46
Archie I might argue that if teachers could rely on a complex, truly aligned curricula that does the alignment work for them, they can prioritize their time less on creating curricula themselves but more on critically planning the right scaffolds for their students in particular. No program knows the students like the teacher knows the students, and their planning time is limited and so very valuable
Kathleen Van Every
58:45
concrete connection, rather than abstract terms
Kathleen Van Every
59:11
very much the Socratic method
ARCHIE ELLIS
59:13
I concur; however, creativity encompasses knowing the needs of your students and design lessons based on student's ability.
KELSEY DARBY
59:23
OMG - YES!!! This is amazing!
Gina Anderson
59:28
Natalie, can you share your thoughts on the Core Knowledge Sequence?
Mario Palma (ARC)
59:39
This is key- engaging stories and high motivation to absorb rich vocabulary
Kathleen Van Every
59:45
yes
Kathleen Van Every
01:00:00
Gina great question
Angelia Greiner
01:00:14
Awesome!
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:00:41
Julie yes! Cognates are key- then how they are used in context at the sentence and discourse levels - even more interesting
Amy Jackson (ARC)
01:00:42
Content in the foreground and skills in service of understanding the content -
Michelle Lynch (ARC)
01:00:49
@Gina if she does not speak to it here, it is discussed in her book.
karen joslin
01:00:49
That Topic of the week is so important. In the past 15 years I have felt so pushed to focus on the skills. Even been told that we aren't teaching content we are teaching skills... almost to the point that we were not allowed to explore the content at all. But, in my first years I taught through thematic units. I enjoyed it, the kids enjoyed it. I appreciate the swing back and look forward to really exploring a way to make both thematic units and skill/strategy work come together to create a really powerful ELA program.
mario rios
01:01:20
yes
Abbey Gunn
01:01:26
Awesome, Karen!!!
jennifer Bedoya
01:01:35
this sounds similar to project based learning
Gina Anderson
01:01:41
Thanks, Michelle. Still waiting for my Amazon delivery of her book. :)
Barb Smith (ARC)
01:01:45
ARC Core builds knowledge through thematic inquiry within and across grades. Careful attention is paid to texts to ensure they are knowledge and skill-building and also multi-cultural and multi perspective.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:01:52
Natalie is redefining what the problem we are trying to solve actually is- if you build deep content knowledge, skills development will be fostered
KELSEY DARBY
01:02:00
Jennifer - I firmly believe that knowledge building and PBL can go hand in hand, if done correctly!
Lynette ONeal
01:02:25
@Karen so true. thematic units were frowned upon. However, my students outperformed all other students when thematic units were used
Donns Worden
01:02:25
that is the most vital point jennifer
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:02:31
Yes BARB! Love this! ARC Core does it in Spanish too :-)
Kevin Z (ARC)
01:03:33
The discussions in this chat are amazing! Don't forget that we also have Facebook lives where rich discussions also happen.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:03:48
En mi escuela- tuvimos que traducir Lucy Calkins a español en vez de buscar un currículo auténtico y más adecuado'
KELSEY DARBY
01:04:01
Kevin - are those discussions through the ARC facebook page?
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:04:10
No sabíamos que existía ARC Core en español
Kermyonne Jean Wood
01:04:22
I have found that some teacher end up focusing more on content instead of strategies and skills.
KELSEY DARBY
01:05:04
Kermyonne - I think Natalie's point is that it should be a balance. Like she showed with the picture of that one classroom's chart - use the skills to think about and analyze the content
Lynette ONeal
01:05:26
As a teacher of English language learners, teaching content is vitally important so that we can build their background knowledge
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:05:28
Melissa that's unfortunate! How have you advocated for change?
Lindsey Richardson
01:05:52
Yes, or using scientific findings without really understanding the entire research. Can cause misuse or misinterpretation.
Tim Filipovich
01:05:59
We need both, 0 times anything equals 0!
Kevin Z (ARC)
01:06:07
Kelsey - We'll share information about those facebook lives on our main page along with the follow up email for this webinar. :)
KELSEY DARBY
01:06:22
perfect, thanks Kevin!
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:06:34
Evidence based doesn't mean effective-
Dawn Anderson
01:06:48
Thanks Kevin! Looking forward to learning about ARC.
ARCHIE ELLIS
01:06:52
Great point Mario!
Catherine Miller
01:06:54
At one time - NRP report era - only foundational skills were considered evidence based. It led us down the wrong road.
Taylor Milburn
01:07:31
The guilt was REAL when we first read The Knowledge Gap when it first came out! We had to face it and talk through it and then accept the mantra “Now we know better, so we’ll do better”!
Lindsey Richardson
01:07:32
Yes, Mario
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:07:34
Uh Oh- Confirmation BIAS - Its real---
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:07:42
I'm guilty of it too
Kelsey Williams
01:07:53
Yes Taylor, know better do better!
KELSEY DARBY
01:08:16
Taylor - I think that's a conversation that we ALL need to have. Preferably with the entire faculty!
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:08:24
Its like Natalie is in my head when I was a teacher in The Bronx NYC
Abbey Gunn
01:08:45
Herd conversations produce the most growth… nice work to your team, Taylor!
Abbey Gunn
01:08:49
*hard
Dawn Tulini
01:08:58
We are introduced to so many programs. So how do you know what to believe.?
Taylor Milburn
01:08:58
YES! We did a virtual book study with lots of staff from across our district! So powerful!
Luis Quan
01:08:59
We are trying our best to build knowledge building curricula in the NYCDOE
Eleanor Roper (ARC)
01:09:08
ARC's Facebook Live page link is www.facebook.com/groups/ARCTeacherNetwork/
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:09:23
How are you doing this Luis? I miss the NYCDOE
Angelia Greiner
01:09:42
How do we balance the skills students need to know for standardized tests and teaching content ?
Luis Quan
01:09:42
We are looking forward to implementing ARC
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:09:53
Productive Struggle- ZPD + motivation
Luis Quan
01:09:54
We want to implement a knowledge building curriculum
mario rios
01:10:25
ZDP!
Dawn Tulini
01:10:32
I can't wait to use this new program for my students.
Luis Quan
01:10:40
Teachers need protocols to support with knowledge building advanced literacy curricula
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:10:48
Dawn are you using ARC Core?
Dawn Tulini
01:11:07
We are using it next year.
KELSEY DARBY
01:11:09
I am SO happy that we are having these conversations now - so we have time to talk about this over the summer and during pre-school
Luis Quan
01:11:10
Does ARC come in Spanish, Mario?
Michelle Lynch (ARC)
01:11:40
@Angela, ACT tells us to increase the level of text complexity kids can handle independently. A big part of this is the building of background knowledge - it's all tied together.
mario rios
01:11:40
Japanese schools don't do PD.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:11:41
Professional Development HAS to be done in CONTEXT- embedded in classrooms elbow to elbow- now virtually this can still be effective
karen francis
01:11:47
When I have taught thematically, my students not only recall more, they connect more. It is easy to let your excitement result in a loss of skills instruction but it is possible to find a balance. I've worked at schools that were completely skill-driven and when we asked our students what we did the day before, they could never draw connections to the current day. I never once heard, "We've been working on supporting details this unit."
Donns Worden
01:11:54
Yes - so are we
Luis Quan
01:12:14
Good point Karen Francis. You’re right non
Michelle Lynch (ARC)
01:12:17
@Karen Francis: YES!
KELSEY DARBY
01:12:26
YES YES - All PD should look like this!!
ARCHIE ELLIS
01:12:41
Zone of Proximal Development is critical in a students ability to enhance his or her reading level.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:12:58
We use the Tenets of Improvement Science with ARC Professional Development with Teachers- a framework on how to improve systems for deeper learning
Kevin Z (ARC)
01:15:10
Resources from this webinar we be shared via email after the webinar ends. :)
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:15:13
WOW! Because he KNEW the CONTENT!
Margaret Goodhand
01:15:18
That is how Paulo Freire taught farmers to read, through their core knowledge
Barb Smith (ARC)
01:15:31
Yes MARIO!
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:16:00
So- reading levels are different based on background knowledge- WOW
Abbey Gunn
01:16:07
Yes, Natalie! Kids always rise to the challenge when we give them the conditions to do so… love it!
Lindsey Richardson
01:16:27
That is a great conversation starter, Mario!
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:16:30
LOVE this every time I hear it- I'm K reading level with Cricket content
Elizabeth O'Brien
01:17:04
Because reading comprehension is the product of decoding AND listening comprehension/background knowledge!
KELSEY DARBY
01:17:07
I am so inspired right now. Thanks Natalie for writing your book and speaking with us today! :) <3
Dawn Tulini
01:17:11
Can we have the link to receive the PD certificate?
American Reading Company Events
01:17:53
We provide a certificate of attendance. There is no PD credit for this. Please email events@americanreading.com to request it.
American Reading Company Events
01:18:30
We are providing resources via email.
Kathleen Van Every
01:18:38
what about the questions we submitted beforehand?
Mary Huffcutt
01:18:55
How does this relate to distance learning?
Eleanor Roper (ARC)
01:18:56
We will provide resources via email at the conclusion of the webinar.
Catherine Miller
01:19:21
Thanks. Great confirmation of what ARC is doing.
Cheryll Smith
01:19:23
Excellent question Mary Huffcutt!
KELSEY DARBY
01:19:27
QUESTION - Even though this really stems from elementary school, I have a hundred-plus high school students in my reading classes who are struggling. What's the solution for these kids who were just pushed along and are now 10th & 11th graders? Will cross-curricular courses help build their lacking knowledge?
American Reading Company Events
01:19:28
Questions were forwarded to the panelists. I'll look into it.
gail simington
01:19:50
School districts spend thousands of dollars on curriculum materials. Rather than spending more, in districts that are struggling financially, can the knowledge building approach be used with the curriculum that they already have?
American Reading Company Events
01:20:15
There were 2 questions that were emailed in. Can someone remind Amelia? The person who asked inquired about her questions.
Trish Hocking
01:20:23
I have the same question as Gail S.about high school. I teach SPED.
Barb Smith (ARC)
01:20:35
In addition to EdReports, state reviews can be really useful sources of info on high quality curriculum-- Here's links to some we've participated in at ARC https://www.americanreading.com/state-approvals/
Joanna Harrison
01:20:41
I'm wondering the same thing, Gail! My team is looking at the article-a-day series from ReadWorks to supplement what we have.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:20:55
Melissa thanks for joining- spread the knowledge!
American Reading Company Events
01:21:07
You're welcome! Be sure to register for future webinars. We're proud of all of our hosts.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:22:19
What makes a good Unit of Study?
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:22:51
How about building knowledge- vertical and horizontal articulation?
Matt Alander
01:22:58
Are videos with background knowledge and audio books/podcasts considered evidence-based practices that support comprehension?
Julie McLaren
01:23:18
Could you share the history sequence (proposed National History Standards that you discussed in your book?)
Laurine Braukmann
01:23:28
I also am wondering about the financial aspect. We have spent a great deal of $ on ARC. I do not think the admin would be interested in spending more$$$.
Ms. T. Dawson
01:23:38
Thank you for bringing a clear picture of knowledge based curriculum. This information has inspired me to keep serving our children they need our encouragement and empowerment to overcome their challenges. With our continued support they will rise to the challenge and gain skills to embrace their fear and engage in reading.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:23:38
Having Science and SS integrated with ELA and SLA seems more important now then ever!
Michelle Lynch (ARC)
01:23:50
@Marisa This is a CRITICAL part of knowledge building. Getting a multicultural and multiperspective understanding of the events....
KELSEY DARBY
01:23:52
Mario - I completely agree!! For kids of all ages!!
Elizabeth O'Brien
01:24:40
How can we marry district mandates to display a standards based learning target when we are using a knowledge building curriculum?
Luis Quan
01:24:43
We’ve implemented Core Knowledge, it was lacking
Dawn Tulini
01:24:49
As a Special Ed Teacher my students need so much differentiation when teaching them skills for reading. They are already so far behind due to their difficulties with their disabilities.
Mario Palma (ARC)
01:25:08
What knowledge would we consider CORE and ESSENTIAL? Great question!
Joanna Harrison
01:25:10
I am curious about the potential impact on engagement and student behavior when the content is more interesting. Is there any research/evidence on this?
Catherine Miller
01:25:27
When we looked at core knowledge, I thought it was dated and dull.
Kermyonne Jean Wood
01:25:54
I wish more teachers would teach social studies because kids love to learn about the world around them. Within this subject area students will be able to read and apply the same strategies taught in ELA to learn new skills. My Kindergarten students love social studies. They engage in rich discussion.
Marian Wright
01:26:29
Catherine what was it lacking what grade do you teach?
Kevin Z (ARC)
01:27:02
Resources from this webinar we be shared via email after the webinar ends.
Jen Melton
01:28:11
This has been a powerful webinar. I appreciate you sharing this information. The book is phenomenal.
April Muszynski
01:28:12
If we get back to teaching social studies and science, the knowledge gap with shorten. elementary teachers are solely focused on reading and math. We should start there.
Catherine Miller
01:28:15
Reading specialist. Seemed to use older texts with awkward language … probably due to trying to use texts in the public domain. I was looking at elementary- probably 3-5.
Matt Alander
01:28:27
Thank you very much!
Joanna Harrison
01:28:30
I am LOVING the Writing Revolution!
mario rios
01:28:31
Thank you
Kathleen Van Every
01:28:33
Natalie , Are you familiar with David Kilpatrick?
Elizabeth O'Brien
01:28:34
Thank you!!
Danza Rodriguez
01:28:34
Thank you!
ARCHIE ELLIS
01:28:34
Great presentation Ms. Wexler!
Joanna Stratman
01:28:35
Thank you so much, Natalie and Amelia! This was fantastic :)
Erika Stormer
01:28:35
Thank you!!
Kermyonne Jean Wood
01:28:36
Thank you so much Larson and Wexler!
Melissa Forde
01:28:36
Thank you!
Joanna Harrison
01:28:36
Thank you!!
Angelia Greiner
01:28:38
Thank you!
Herschel Stevenson
01:28:38
Thank You Ms. Wexler
Taylor Milburn
01:28:38
Thank you so much!
Jennifer Edelson
01:28:38
Thank you!! Very inspiring
Cathy Egnor
01:28:39
Thank you!
April Muszynski
01:28:39
thank you
Catherine Miller
01:28:40
This was great. Looking forward to the next.
Loriann D’Alfonso
01:28:42
Thank you!
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ellen uszenski
01:28:44
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Alexandria Estes
01:28:46
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Shaquette Drayton
01:28:46
Thank you !
karen francis
01:28:47
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Lindsay Westervelt
01:28:50
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Betty Haws
01:28:52
Thanks
Carie Ruhl
01:28:52
Thank you!!!'
Dawn Anderson
01:28:52
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Dawn Tulini
01:28:53
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Maria Johnson
01:28:53
thank you !