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Elevating Early Childhood
Managing Temper Tantrums in the Preschool Classroom

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 30:29


Let me ask you this question. Have you ever had a child in your classroom get upset when they didn't get their own way? If your answer is “yes” (and I'm sure it is), then this episode is for you!Why is that?Simply because in it, I'll be discussing why kids may throw fits when they don't get what they want, how to respond appropriately, and why “You get what you get and you don't throw a fit” is never the right answer.And to make this even more interesting, I've invited a guest! His name is Ron Shuali, and he is simply brilliant. Ron is a speaker and the bestselling author of Breaking the Bullying Circle. He has expertise in the preschool through middle school arena, which is why he's the perfect person to discuss this week's subject with.Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Meet Ron! (00:00)Where does the disappointment come from? (07:40)Time to reframe your thinking (11:12)How to get started (16:18)Remember to take a breath (21:34)How to connect with Ron (28:00) Additional Resources:- Got a burning question for Vanessa? Get your answer on the Elevating Early Childhood podcast here.- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Learn more about Ron's work here.- Follow Ron on YouTube here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Equip
101: Faith Formation in Early Childhood Education

Equip

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 33:33


ECS Director of Curriculum Alignment & Worldview John Grant joins Equip to define “faith formation” and talk about how formation is being pursued with our Lower School students. Find out how practices such as First Five discipleship and studying the New City Catechism are encouraging students to know Jesus and grow closer to God.

Parenting for the Culture
Holiday Pics and Gifts!

Parenting for the Culture

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 28:28


It's December and for a lot of us it's the start of the panic of the Holiday season! Charisse is here to help lighten the load. First on our mind are those perfect holiday pictures. It is hard getting all six of the little ones ready to take that photo to send out in the holiday card. What do we need to do as parents and caregivers to prepare our children (and ourselves) to make that experience an enjoyable one for the whole family?PLUS holiday gifts. We know that we all have a little bit of dread when it comes to picking out the perfect gift for every child. Is it the right gift? Will they get bored? Will it ruin my house? Charisse knows just what you are going through and is here to guide you through your gift buying journey. If you have a question you need Charisse to answer Fill out our form  or join the Parenting for the Culture Class (its FREE) and discuss every episode with Charisse every Friday after the episode drops!Don't forget to connect with Charisse @charissesimsIf you learned something today, make sure you tell another parent so they can get in on the info! Click that follow button and follow the podcast so you never miss a new episode. If you really want to help us out, rate and review (we all need that positive affirmation!) See you next week!========Black Love is Forever! While the docuseries has taken its final bow you can still find all things Black Love on the Black Love+ app This includes our original series Couch Conversations!  This season Kevin and Melissa Fredricks are bringing their 18 years of marriage experience, rawness, and friendship to Couch Conversations Season 4✨, now streaming on the Black Love+ App Black Love's #CouchConversations is presented in partnership with @Target!Connect with us:@blacklove on Instagram@blacklovedoc on Facebook@blacklovedoc on Twitter

Empowering LLs
Ep 137. Dr. Victoria Murphy - Early childhood education for MLs

Empowering LLs

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 62:24


Dr. Victoria Murphy co-authored a report on early childhood education for speakers of other languages sponsored by the British Council. https://academic.oup.com/eltj/article-abstract/71/2/256/2993773?redirectedFrom=fulltext You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh and TanKHuynh.com.  You can learn more about my courses at https://tankhuynh.com/courses.  

Native Roots Radio Presents: I'm Awake - AM950 The Progressive Voice of Minnesota
Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – November 30, 2022

Native Roots Radio Presents: I'm Awake - AM950 The Progressive Voice of Minnesota

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 53:13


Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Ogimaa Giniw Ikwe host today’s show. Ogimaa has our news. Then we welcome Tammy Wickstrom and Baabiitawigiizhigookwe Melissa Boyd in partnership with Little Moments Count to talk about Early Childhood Education at the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe as well as teaching the Ojibwe language to future generations.

Coaching In Session
Ep.209: The Critical Impact of Early Childhood Education with Richard Cohen

Coaching In Session

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 51:16


Coaching In Session - Ep.209: The Critical Impact of Early Childhood EducationOne of the reasons I left teaching was due to how our education system was forming.I saw the chaos in 2009; since then, it has only amplified and has become a more significant issue today.With the implication of the pandemic to how school districts are going about what subjects to teach their child, many parents are opting to home school due to the condition of the public school system today.As a parent and former educator, I want the answer, and that is what you will get in this episode!Watch the interview with Richard Cohen and Michael Rearden as they discuss the issues with the United States Education system and offer some insight into how it can be fixed.Make sure to LIKE, COMMENT, SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW, & SHARE this video.Richard CohenWebsitehttps://richie4360.wordpress.com/Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/artofearlychildhoodYoutubehttps://www.youtube.com/user/richie4360_________________________________________________________________________Michael ReardenWebsite: www.Revenconcepts.comReview & Follow The Podcast On Your Favorite App: https://coachinginsession.buzzsprout.com/Support the Podcast: Paypal, Cash App, VenmoInterested in working with me? - Membership PlansEmail Me: Coachinginsession@gmail.com#earlychildhoodeducation#teachershortage#educationsystem#neurology#childdevelopmentThe Foundation of Daily Health, AG1 by Athletic GreensUnlock Your Free One Year Supply of Vitamin D3+K2 and 5 free Travel Packs Support the show

Education Evolution
138. Dispelling the Myths of Early Childhood Education with Rae Pica

Education Evolution

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 33:35


What better way to support young kids to be happy and healthy students than to encourage them to play. Unfortunately, that's not the way we operate in the U.S. Instead, we prioritize test scores and sitting quietly and academically-charged preschools.   It's no wonder that our youth are depressed and unhappy. We're so busy believing the myths about education and children that social media and the media feed us that we aren't looking at the hard facts. That kids are not meant to sit quietly every day. We can't do that as adults…why are we expecting three-year-olds to?   This week on the podcast, author and early childhood education consultant Rae Pica debunks four big myths about early childhood education. You can hear the passion in her voice when she shares examples from teachers she's talked to and classrooms she's visited.   This was such a refreshing conversation from someone who gets it. And I love the tips she shared to help us get active and speak out for the benefit of our kids. About Rae Pica: Rae Pica has served as a consultant in early childhood education for more than four decades. The author of 22 books, including her latest, Spark a Revolution in Early Education: Speaking Up for Ourselves and the Children, Rae is also a keynote speaker and online course creator. In her role as a consultant, she has been trusted by such organizations as the Sesame Street Research Department, National Head Start Association, the Chicago Children's Museum, and Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues. Rae is most proud of her fierce defense of childhood. Jump in the Conversation: [1:36] - Rae's mission for early childhood education [2:22] - Children are unhappy and depressed  [4:26] - Common themes that keep coming up in working with many organizations [6:12] - Teachers are required to put worksheets in front of kids rather than teach in a way that respects the kids [10:23] - Myths of early childhood education [22:06] - Turbo Time [24:40] - What people need to know about experiential learning [27:41] - Rae's Magic Wand [29:51] - Maureen's Takeaways Links & Resources Follow Rae on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Spark a Revolution in Early Education: Speaking Up for Ourselves and the Children by Rae Pica Smart Moves: Why Learning is All in Your Head by Carla Hannaford U.VA. Researchers Find that Kindergarten is the New First Grade International Play Association How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play Email Maureen Maureen's TEDx: Changing My Mind to Change Our Schools The Education Evolution Facebook: Follow Education Evolution Twitter: Follow Education Evolution LinkedIn: Follow Education Evolution EdActive Collective Maureen's book: Creating Micro-Schools for Colorful Mismatched Kids Micro-school feature on Good Morning America The Micro-School Coalition Facebook: The Micro-School Coalition LEADPrep

Civic Warriors
Civic Warriors Episode 41: The Future of Early Childhood Education With Strong Starts for Success

Civic Warriors

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 24:54 Transcription Available


In this episode of Civic Warriors, we speak with Hailey Breitenfeld, Founder & Executive Director of Strong Starts for Success.Support the show

Herbal Radio
Interviews on Herbal Radio with Thomas Dick | Featuring Tyrone Ledford

Herbal Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 53:51


We are deeply thankful for today's interview with co-founder of Holistic Divine Innovations and founder of the Ridgecrest Community Garden and Herbal Zen Garden, Tyrone Ledford. This inspiring conversation centers around Tyrone's life growing up in Compton, California, his experiences growing food, his development of the Ridgecrest Community Garden and Herbal Zen Garden, as well as his life's other meaningful pursuits. Holistic Divine Innovations was one of five Grants4Plants winners in 2021 whose organizational mission is to show innovative, holistic ways of living by teaching self-sustainability through gardening and agriculture, herbalism, and maintaining one's connection to nature. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we do! Tyrone Ledford, a native from Compton, CA received his Bachelor's Degree from California State University, Fullerton in Child & Adolescent Development with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education. He later received his Master's Degree from Pacific Oaks College in Human Development/Social Change. Tyrone has almost 15 years of experience in teaching early childhood education and is currently a full-time child development professor for Cerro Coso Community College. Tyrone's background also consists of working in mental health intensive services as a family specialist. Tyrone is an author of the Child, Family, and Community Open Resource Textbook that is used throughout community colleges in California. Tyrone, who is the co-founder of Holistic Divine Innovations, founded and organized the Ridgecrest Community Garden and Herbal Zen Garden. Tyrone has been gardening intentionally for 10 years, and grows a combination of fruits, vegetables, and herbs for both culinary and healing power. Tyrone's experience extends as far as growing herbs to create his own teas, and tinctures, and educating communities on how to grow their own food and how to use plants for its nutritional value and medicinal properties. Tyrone's goal is to introduce individuals to the natural resources our earth provides, and to increase fresh organic food resources throughout communities. Tyrone hopes to help you create a sustainable garden because he believes health is wealth. Visit Holistic Divine Innovations here. Visit the Ridgecrest Community Garden Facebook page here. Join our community! Subscribe to the Mountain Rose Herbs newsletter Subscribe to Mountain Rose Herbs on YouTube Follow on Instagram Like on Facebook Follow on Pinterest Follow on Twitter Read the Mountain Rose Herbs blog Follow on TikTok Strengthening the bonds between people and plants for a healthier world. Mountain Rose Herbs www.mountainroseherbs.com

Elevating Early Childhood
Amazon Favs for Your Preschool Learning Centers

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 27:41


If you're anything like me, then you love a good deal (and truth is, who doesn't?)Which is why this is such an exciting time of the year.As someone who looooves a good deal, Cyber Monday is one of my favorite ways to find good deals on new materials for my classroom centers.Even the ones that are too spendy may be affordable today, so I thought I would share some deeply discounted fun finds I recently discovered with you.If you're always on the hunt for the best materials for your preschool learning centers, then I've got some good news for you: You've come to the right place.Why?Simply because today I'll be sharing with you my most recent budget-friendly Amazon finds that your students will absolutely love.Are you ready for the fun?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:It's Cyber Monday! (00:00)The perfect materials for a sensory bin (02:41)Alphabet acorn sensory play (07:59)How many birds are in the nest? (13:05)More must-haves for your centers (16:26)Last but not least… (20:49) Additional Resources:- Got a burning question for Vanessa? Get your answer on the Elevating Early Childhood podcast here.- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Check out my Amazon shop here.- Get Number Locks here.- Learn how to dye rice here- Want more sensory bin ideas? Grab my free Sensory Bin Essentials guide here.- Want to see all my classroom learning centers? Get my free Center Essentials Guide here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Childhoods By Wonderschool
012: Advocating for Agency in Early Childhood Education With Guest David Calabrese

Childhoods By Wonderschool

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 45:10


My guest today is well-known in our Wonderschool community: founder of Little Earthlings Forest School in San Francisco, David Calabrese. David founded Little Earthlings, an outdoor preschool program, as a passion project to instill agency, choice, and guided risk-taking in early childhood education. Growing up, the wilderness outside David's family home became his school and playground. To this day, he can recount the many lessons he learned while fending for himself in the woods with an abundance of cousins and no adult supervision. With the other neighborhood kids in tow, David would spend hours outside making forts and playing in the nearby creek until the sound of his aunt's cowbell called the children home for dinner. It was here that David learned the impact that autonomy and choice have on a child's sense of identity and self-esteem. Though he initially found his calling in art and philosophy, David's need for inquiry and exploration eventually led him to create his own outdoor school. This decision has helped him to share the insights that he gained from his own childhood experience with a new generation of growing Earthlings. In my discussion with David today, he takes us through the various experiences and decisions that led him to pivot from a career in art to early childhood education and why this project is so close to his heart. In this episode, you'll hear: How David discovered his passion for early childhood education Why experiential knowledge is so important for children The benefits of weighing risk vs. hazard in a supportive environment for growing children Supporting Resources: Check out David's website on Wonderschool: https://www.wonderschool.com/ca/san-francisco/little-earthlings-forest-school-225  *** EPISODE CREDITS: If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com. 

UBC News World
Toronto Early Childhood Education Center Offers Mixed-Age Montessori Program

UBC News World

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 2:05


Harness your child's creativity and natural curiosity by enrolling them at EYES Child Care - a Montessori school that encourages individual learning and peer-to-peer interactions. Learn more about the Montessori method at https://eyeschildcare.com or call (416-901-5434)

Elevating Early Childhood
Teaching Preschoolers to Manage Their Boredom

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 23:10


I don't know about you, but I'm pretty certain hearing a student say “I'm boooooored!!” is every preschool teacher's nightmare.I've been through this before, as have you, I'm sure.And, because of that, I know you can imagine the panic in every teacher's head when those cursed words are uttered.But, have you ever stopped to ask yourself why your students are saying this?You see, it's not always boredom, but something else.What is it?Well, you'll have to listen to this episode to learn the answer to that question!Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:“I'm SOOOOO booooooored!” (00:00)Why children get bored easily (03:05)How to help your students combat boredom (06:04)Plan - Do - Review (07:15) Additional Resources:- Got a burning question for Vanessa? Get your answer on the Elevating Early Childhood podcast here.- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Get your center rotation cards here.- Discover the “I Can” center task cards here.- Get your Visual Routines Classroom Management Bundle here.- Get your Clean-Up Visual Routines Classroom Management Bundle here.- Get your Back-To-School Classroom Bundle here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

The EdUp Experience
535: Prenatal Ed to Higher Ed - with Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Founder & Executive Director of the National Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center

The EdUp Experience

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 35:20


We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, YOUR guest is Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Founder & Executive Director of the National Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center & Professor of Early Childhood Education and Policy in the Department of Leadership, Policy, & Organizations at the Peabody College of Vanderbilt University YOUR host is Elvin Freytes & YOUR sponsor is Commencement: The Beginning of a New Era In Higher Education! Why should Higher Ed focus on prenatal education? Why is the business sector investing more in this space & what can Higher Ed leaders do to get involved? What does Cynthia see as the future of Higher Ed? Listen in to #EdUp! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! We make education YOUR business! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/edup/message

Parenting for the Culture
Making Our Thanksgiving Plates

Parenting for the Culture

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 28:23


Hi Friends! Charisse is back from the Black Love Weekend and she is feeling replenished! But how does that turn into Thanksgiving tips for you and your little heavens? Well it's all about having a seat at the table. Listen in as Charisse shares what you can do to help your children feel included this Thanksgiving and all holiday season!If you have a question you need Charisse to answer Fill out our form  or join the Parenting for the Culture Class (its FREE) and discuss every episode with Charisse every Friday after the episode drops!Don't forget to connect with Charisse @charissesimsIf you learned something today, make sure you tell another parent so they can get in on the info! Click that follow button and follow the podcast so you never miss a new episode. If you really want to help us out, rate and review (we all need that positive affirmation!) See you next week!========Black Love is Forever! While the docuseries has taken its final bow you can still find all things Black Love on the Black Love+ app This includes our original series Couch Conversations!  This season Kevin and Melissa Fredricks are bringing their 18 years of marriage experience, rawness, and friendship to Couch Conversations Season 4✨, now streaming on the Black Love+ App Black Love's #CouchConversations is presented in partnership with @Target!Connect with us:@blacklove on Instagram@blacklovedoc on Facebook@blacklovedoc on Twitter 

Trending In Education
Building Science into Early Childhood Education with Dr. Tzipor Ulman

Trending In Education

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 29:16


Tzipor Ulman, PhD, is the founder and CEO of Science is Elementary. Under Tzipor's leadership, Science is Elementary (SiE) grew from an idea to a multi-faceted organization with international reaching more than 50,000 children, their teachers, and their families this year. She joins Mike Palmer in a conversation about building strong foundations in science into our educational system, particularly for populations that have been underserved and underrepresented. After hearing her origin story, we learn what she's been up to lately. During the COVID19 pandemic, Tzipor ideated SiE Books – a unique series that fills a massive gap in children's education: wordless stories, featuring children of color who behave as scientists, coupled with step-by-step illustrations for doing science experiments that are easy enough for five-year-olds to do on their own, and with a family engagement component. In a wide-ranging conversation about the foundational importance of science education, we touch on the importance of playfulness, curiosity, representation, and grit. We also explore Tzipor's thoughts on the future of work and the importance of scientific principles in developing good citizens and countering polarization. It's a thought-provoking dive into science education that you don't want to miss! Subscribe to Trending in Education wherever you get your podcasts. Visit us at TrendinginEd.com for more sharp takes on the future of education.

Expert Instruction: The Teach by Design Podcast
Ep. 24: The Benefits of Play

Expert Instruction: The Teach by Design Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 44:45


This month's Teach by Design article introduced the continuum of play and how to embed play-based learning in your classrooms. Today, we're going to take a closer look at one specific type of play on the continuum. Today, we're talking about free play.Free play is that dedicated time in the day where your students get to move and explore in unstructured space free of any adult interference. In schools, most of us call it recess! Our students love it, and yet there never seems to be enough time dedicated to it. But what if we made more time for it? What are the benefits? How would it work logistically with the bell schedule? Most of this relates to early childhood and elementary school, but what could it look like in middle and high school? In this episode, we're talking about it all with Dr. Michelle Bauml and Nellie Huggins.Michelle is a Professor of Education and an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at Texas Christian University (TCU). She is also a Play Consultant as part of the Let's Inspire Innovation ‘N Kids (Liink) Project's Research Team. The Liink Project is an organization dedicated to increasing student access to unstructured, outdoor recess time as a way of improving social, emotional, behavioral, and academic achievement in schools. Nellie is a veteran in the field of early childhood education and an advocate for young children and their families. She has spent the last 22 years working in every early childhood setting and role possible – from infant care to preschool teacher, to preschool owner and director. Currently, she's the Parent Outreach Coordinator for Early Childhood CARES at the University of Oregon – an organization providing early intervention and early childhood special education to infants, toddlers, and preschool age children in Lane County.For more information on the resources shared in this episode, check out these links.The Liink Project homepage Early Childhood CARES homepage Time to Play: Recognizing the Benefits of Recess: The research findings around the percent of students who have dedicated time for recess in their day.Super Fun Transitions by Shawn Brown: An album of transition songs to use in early education settings as kids move from one activity to another.

Authentically Detroit
Confronting Car Culture and Re-Connecting Detroit Communities - with Paul Jones III

Authentically Detroit

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 60:11


This week Authentically Detroit taps into Gen Z! Budding Urban Planner Paul Jones III sits down with Donna and Orlando to discuss his vision for Detroit's transportation system. Together they discuss the issues with having such a car-focused community and how we can expand our view of highway reform beyond the planned remodel of I-375. They also discuss his pandemic project - a re-envisioning of Belle Isle.For a look at Paul's vision for highway removal, click here.FOR HOT TAKES:DETROIT ISN'T DEDICATING ANY OF ITS COVID DOLLARS TO EARLY EDUCATION. ADVOCATES ARE UPSET.WHAT BROUGHT DETROIT TO THE POLLS? 

Here & Now
Medical debt relief; Funding early childhood education

Here & Now

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 24:15


Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky paid a surprise visit to liberated Kherson Monday as workers try to restore basics such as power, water and phone services. NPR's Frank Langfitt was on the phone with Ukrainian soldiers who recaptured the city. And, Toledo City Council teamed up with RIP Medical Debt to rid hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical debt for thousands of Toledo residents. Michele Grim, who led the effort, explains what other cities can learn from this. And, we speak with two early childhood educators about their fight for better wages.

Elevating Early Childhood
How to Get Your Preschool Students Excited About Your Less Popular Classroom Centers

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 26:29


Imagine with me: You've got your preschool classroom all set up. The centers are stocked and ready to be used, full of materials you've purchased or made yourself. Everything is the best it could be, and you just can't wait for your students to use and enjoy every single center in the classroom.However, somehow, your kids just avoid certain centers. They don't like them, don't want to go near them, don't even look at them…Uh oh, Houston, we have a problem.Does this sound familiar to you?If so, this episode is for you, because in it, I'll be discussing how to use one set of manipulatives (in this case, Learning Resources People Counters) throughout the year to teach different skills and keep interest high in the classroom.Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:My students HATE the math and literacy centers… WHY?! (00:00)A familiar feeling (02:00)One big difference to keep in mind (07:35)Switching out your center materials: Yay or nay? (10:56)A few more ideas for you (15:58)Let's make a pattern! (20:59) Additional Resources:- Got a burning question for Vanessa? Get your answer on the Elevating Early Childhood podcast here.- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Get my FREE Center Essentials Guide here.- More about preschool classroom centers here.- Get Do-A-Dot Markers here.- Get Learning Resources People Counters here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Clare FM - Podcasts
Clare Childcare Providers Protest Over 'Insulting' Rejection For Additional Funding

Clare FM - Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 10:32


An Ennis childcare provider is accusing the Children's Minister of 'insulting their intelligence' by dismissing requests for additional funding for the sector. Providers across the county who operate an Early Childhood Education and Care (ECCE) service have closed their businesses today to protest the inequality within the new core funding model for the sector.

The Valley Today
Laurel Ridge Community College G3 Programs

The Valley Today

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 25:33


Our conversation today with Guy Curtis from Laurel Ridge Community College included Michelle Cribbs, Outreach Coordinator and AnnaJane Cribbs, Advisor for the college. We talked about the G3 Program: Get a Skill. Get a Job. Get Ahead. G3 is a tuition assistance program for any Virginia resident who qualifies for in-state financial aid and whose family income falls below an identified threshold. G3 can be used for designated programs in five of Virginia's most in-demand industries: Early Childhood Education, Healthcare, Information Technology, Public Safety and Skilled Trades. When you're receiving G3 funding, you're on a “stackable” pathway, which means that most programs start with skills training that leads to a certificate that has immediate value in the job market. And because that certificate is part of an applied associate degree program, a working student can continue to “stack” additional certificates on the pathway to an associate degree. Michelle explained many of the ways that this program is beneficial for new students, returning students, as well as those simply looking for a credential. AnnaJane talked about the students she works with and gave examples of how using this funding has helped them continue their education. You can get more information here: laurelridge.edu/g3. For more information about the college enrollment process, attend their virtual presentation on November 14, 2022. Guy reminded us there is still time to also register for their upcoming free webinar: Building the People Skill Pipeline that happens via Zoom at 9:30am on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The webinar will feature ways that Workforce Solutions is responding to employer needs, talk about current trends and give a sneak peek of upcoming Power Skill courses. Get more details about the webinar including registration information here: https://laurelridgeworkforce.com/webinar. If you missed that conversation last month, click here to have a listen.

Information Morning from CBC Radio Nova Scotia (Highlights)
Hear from the first graduates of a new Africentric Early Childhood Education program

Information Morning from CBC Radio Nova Scotia (Highlights)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 4:15


A NSCC program that's meant to get more Black people into the field of early childhood education has celebrated its first graduating class. Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler drops by the grad ceremony to talk with the faculty lead and new graduates.

She is Kindred
That's Not My Baby: a Conversation About Surrogacy with Amey Foley

She is Kindred

Play Episode Play 60 sec Highlight Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 40:34


In today's episode Britt talks with Amey Foley about surrogacy and her personal experiences throughout three separate surrogacy journeys. Amey shares practical insight as well as personal implications for anyone interested in beginning the journey for themselves - on either side of the process.  Throughout their conversation, the veil of mystery surrounding this miraculous procedure will be pulled back as they ask hard questions like, "Are we playing God", and wrestle with the ethical dilemmas that ultimately bring about one of God's greatest blessings: children. Amey is a wife and mom to two boys, ages 12 and 7, living in Southwest Missouri. After spending 12 years in Early Childhood Education, she recently made the switch to the medical field where she works alongside her personal OB/GYN and has the opportunity to support women in every stage of their family journey. Amey is currently in her third surrogacy journey, having successfully carried two pregnancies for a couple in France. Episode Highlights: Amey's surrogacy journey x3Stories of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiencesEthical and moral dilemmas when becoming a surrogateReasons to become a surrogate or reasons to use a surrogateThe belief that all children are gifts and the miraculous opportunity to build a family in this way. Support the showIf you've resonated with the She is Kindred podcast, would you take a moment to rate and review us on Spotify, or iTunes? Thanks so much, sisters! We're so grateful you're in this with us! Keep cultivating common ground and common grace!

Exploring the Core Podcast
Autonomy & Independence in Elementary Age Students

Exploring the Core Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 20:14


Doris Heinrich is currently in her 15th year of teaching, currently teach Kindergarten at Tulita Elementary School in Redondo Beach, California. Her career has included years spent teaching multiple grade levels and Special Education in Pre-School and Child Development. Having been awarded the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year award for her district, she is currently teaching Kindergarten while completing her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Administration. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, taking walks by the beach, camping, and dirt bike riding. For more information about Doris and her work in education, contact: dheinrich@rbusd.org 

Elevating Early Childhood
12 Creative Thanksgiving Ideas To Spice Up Your Classroom This November

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 26:13


Are you looking for ways to make things more fun and engaging in your classroom this November?If so, you're in luck because in today's episode of Elevating Early Childhood, I'll be sharing 12 fun, exciting, engaging, and developmentally appropriate ways to spice things up this Thanksgiving.From sensory bins to pumpkin pie scented playdough, these creative ideas are a fantastic way for your children to develop their fine motor skills - all while having a blast!Tune in to learn how to spice up your center activities and discover awesome Thanksgiving teacher resources and ideas such as songs and books, and more - everything you need for a perfect fall or harvest celebration!Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Best Thanksgiving ideas for preschoolers (00:00)How to make your own turkey playdough (02:20)Making turkeys with biggie beads (05:00)Friendship salad (13:14)Popcorn turkeys and pumpkin-scented playdough (20:00) Additional Resources:- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book "Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers".- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, "Teaching Trailblazers".- Get your FREE Circle Time Guide here.- Discover 15 fingerplays and facts here.- Discover fingerplays from A to Z here.- Get Your Thanksgiving Activity Bundle here- Non Food Sensory Bin Filler Ideas1. Turkey playdough2. Corn in sensory bin 3. Cranberries in sensory bin 4. Dramatic play thanksgiving dinner5. Coffee filter turkeys 6. Friendship Salad 7. Pumpkin Pie in a Cup Freebie8. Popcorn Turkeys9. Thanksgiving Treat Bag Topper Freebie 10. Thanksgiving book list at PKP  11. Thanksgiving song list at PKP12. Pumpkin Playdough Recipe  Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word "affiliate" means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Jerry Royce Live - Worldwide
POWER LIFT PODCAST - EP 125 - Keaira Faña-Ruiz (CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR)

Jerry Royce Live - Worldwide

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2022 51:58


Keaira is a native of Wilmington, DE. She holds a BA in English with a Concentration in Ethnic and Cultural Studies and a Master's in Early Childhood Education with a Concentration in Special Education. Keaira's childhood dream was to one day become a published author and be a voice for children of color. The inspiration behind her first book, “The Afro-Latino Alphabet” was the desire for her two children to see themselves in the books they read. Keaira is a middle school English teacher for a dual-language school in Newark, DE. by Keaira Faña-Ruiz (Author), José Faña-Ruiz (Author) Get ready to practice your Spanish ABC's, en Español of course. Celebrate with us as we pay homage to Afro-Latinos and our culture. A culture full of a rich history, champions, strength, variety, pride and color. Every child should be able to see themselves when they gaze through the illustrations of a book as their stories are told. We hope this book puts a smile on your face, ENJOY! This book is something for the whole family to appreciate and can be read entirely in both English and Spanish! Perfect for Early Childhood readers ages Birth through Second Grade. Written in English and Spanish!

Parenting for the Culture
Stop Playing the Shame Game

Parenting for the Culture

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 28:04


Shame has been weighing heavily on Charisse after she caught a clip from the 2021 Black Love Summit (make sure you get your tickets to our 2022 Summit right now!) where Bre discussed how shame from her childhood had affected her relationship with her partner as an adult. As parents we often use shame as a way to try to teach our children right or wrong, but does it really accomplish that? Listen in as Charisse breaks down the idea of shame, whether or not she believes we should be shaming our little ones, and what other options we have as parents to teach our children the lessons we are trying to get across instead.If you have a question you need Charisse to answer Fill out our form  or join the Parenting for the Culture Class (its FREE) and discuss every episode with Charisse every Friday after the episode drops!Don't forget to connect with Charisse @charissesimsIf you learned something today, make sure you tell another parent so they can get in on the info! Click that follow button and follow the podcast so you never miss a new episode. If you really want to help us out, rate and review (we all need that positive affirmation!) See you next week!========

Just Own You
Creating a Deliberate Family

Just Own You

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 23:19


Katrina is an energetic mother of 5, former homeschool mom, speaker, writer, teacher and a Disciple Thought Leader Ambassador in training. She has a dual bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She is the founder of Deliberate Family where she teaches families to be deliberate with Christ so they can become distinct, and different for Him. Through courses, products, and speaking, she helps families find their purpose. Her greatest desire is to help families feel close to the Savior and feel capable as they navigate the ups and downs of daily life. She cherishes her marriage to her high school sweetheart and loves to travel the world with her young family. When she needs little pick-me-ups, pebble ice, salted caramel and minky blankets always do the trick! link to Just Talk Cards deliberatefamily.com/justtalk/

Elevating Early Childhood
Preschool Thanksgiving Activities: 4 Steps Towards Inclusivity

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 19:10


Whether you love pumpkin pie and turkey, or you dread family get-togethers, one thing's for sure, Thanksgiving is almost here! What does this mean for early childhood teachers like you and me?Well simply… the dreaded extra work.Being a preschool teacher can be challenging on the best of days, but, during times like Christmas and Thanksgiving, the work can downright be impossible!However, this year it's going to be different.Because, this year, I'll be sharing with you four easy steps to help you keep things fun and developmentally appropriate in the classroom during these festive times.Ready to learn?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:It's Thanksgiving time! (00:00)Time for a quick story (04:19)Remember the research (08:07)Embrace the position statement (09:05)Engage with meaning (10:47)Let go of your old mindset (15:09) Additional Resources:- Got a burning question for Vanessa? Get your answer on the Elevating Early Childhood podcast here.- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Check out my Thanksgiving book list here.- More Thanksgiving activities here.- Get the Thanksgiving Bundle here.- More about the Friendship Fruit Salad here.- Learn how to teach about Thanksgiving in a socially responsible way here.- Learn how to teach about Native Americans in preschool here.- Read the NAEYC Position Statement on Equity and Diversity here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Leading Equity
LE 268: How to Run a Successful Book Club with Dr. Bridget Holloman

Leading Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 47:11


Order the Leading Equity Book Today! Bridget Holloman, Ed.D. Dr. Bridget Holloman, a native of Peekskill, NY, has been an educator in the district where she was raised, Peekskill, for well over 20 years. Bridget has taught Pre-Kindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. She often loops with a cohort of students, better known as scholars, as she believes having the scholars for two consecutive years allows her to develop the fundamental skills needed for future scholar success! Most recently, Dr. Holloman has been selected as the district's Parent-Family-Community Liaison. Her philosophy is to develop the whole child; all participants in the scholar's life must be involved. Step one is getting the child's parents or guardians to buy into the mindset that “academic excellence is the standard”! Dr. Holloman has an innate calling in her life to be actively involved in the education profession, not only in teaching scholars but in family and community. The words that best describe Dr. Bridget Holloman are passion, perseverance, and commitment. Dr. Holloman holds many degrees; a BA in Sociology from Binghamton University, an MA in Early Childhood Education from Norfolk University, an MEd in Leadership from Bank Street College of Education, and an EdD in Educational Leadership Administration and Policy from Fordham University. She enjoys reading, traveling, shopping, exercising, eating (salad), and spending time with her friends and family in her free time. Show Highlights Being culturally responsive at home Book study What's the point of the book study Classroom environments Facilitating a brave space Accountability outside of the book study time Pre and Post results After the book study Connect with Bridget Email Improving Literacy for Elementary School Black Boys Through Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Professional Learning Communities Additional Resources Book Dr. Eakins Watch The Art of Advocacy Show Learn more about our Student Affinity Groups Free Course on Implicit Bias 20 Diversity Equity and Inclusion Activities FREE AUDIO COURSE: Race, Advocacy, and Social Justice Studies

The Manuscript Academy
Script-to-book, Book-to-Film, And All Things IP with Bethany Baptiste & Gigi Griffis

The Manuscript Academy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 45:50


We love this conversation about a part of the industry few writers know about--script-to-book, or when a writer is hired to novelize a project originally designed for the screen. Both Bethany and Gigi have successful projects in this area--Bethany Baptiste is the author of Izzy Hawthorne: Destiny Awaits, a script-to-book project based on Disney's Buzz Lightyear movie, and Gigi Griffis is the author of The Empress, a script-to-book project based on Netflix's series of the same name. We talk about finding these opportunities, getting yourself ready to create an entire project in 30 days--and how you can start *now* if this is a goal for you. Plus, we cover other Intellectual Property (IP) project types, how to find an agent for this kind of work--and what they've learned along the way. Bethany Baptiste is a slightly responsible grown-up living Jacksonville, Florida in a little brick house with her fiancé, three chaotic evil dogs, and too many books. She holds two degrees in Early Childhood Education and taught for seven years. Now as an inclusion specialist, she advocates for preschoolers with special needs. When not prying a shoe from a Schnauzer's jaws, she writes about Black kids with big hearts and little morals. You can visit her at bethanybaptiste.com or @storysorcery on Twitter. Bethany is represented by John Cusick of Folio Literary Management. Gigi Griffis is a world-traveling entrepreneur and writer with a special love for inspiring stories, new places, and living in the moment. In May 2012, she sold her stuff and took to the road with a growing business and a pint-sized pooch. She has been traveling full-time since then and is the author of Italy: 100 Locals Tell You Where to Go, What to Eat, and How to Fit In, as well as three additional guidebooks for Paris, Prague, and Barcelona. Gigi and her work have been featured at The New York Times, Married With Luggage, Miss Minimalist, International Living, Transitions Abroad, Forbes, and more. And her new travel guides are already hitting top-100 and top-10 lists on sites like Amazon.com. Find her work and books at gigigriffis.com. Follow Gigi on Twitter @gigigriffis

Parenting for the Culture
Spooky SZN Tricks and Tips

Parenting for the Culture

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 25:21


Halloween is only a few days away and look if you don't have a costume for your little heavens, Charisse can't help you. What she DOES have tips for is navigating the chaos that is the Halloween experience. The sounds, the exercise, the SUGAR! There is so much stimulation that if you don't go into the day with a game plan you are going to get had. We've got your back parents!  Planning for Halloween is as much about us as it is about our little ones. Listen in as Charisse drops gems to make sure that it's all treats for you this Halloween!If you have a question you need Charisse to answer Fill out our form  or join the Parenting for the Culture Class (its FREE) and discuss every episode with Charisse every Friday after the episode drops!Don't forget to connect with Charisse @charissesimsIf you learned something today, make sure you tell another parent so they can get in on the info! Click that follow button and follow the podcast so you never miss a new episode. If you really want to help us out, rate and review (we all need that positive affirmation!) See you next week!========Join us in Los Angeles on November 12th for a day of Black joy and Black love you won't forget at the 5th Annual Black Love Summit. The Summit is about DATING, PARTNERSHIP, WELLNESS, and COMMUNITY. From conversations with Nina & Russell Westbrook to Naturi Naughton & hubby Two Lewis and so many more, we are curating a special day for you and a night of fun with our RnB House Party family and Coco Jones! Tickets to the 2022 Black Love Summit are available now! Visit BLACKLOVE.COM/SUMMIT for more info. 

The Preschool Podcast
Reimagining early childhood education with Dr. Shira Leibowitz

The Preschool Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 25:50


This week on The Preschool Podcast, we chat with Dr. Shira Leibowitz, CEO of Discovery Village Childcare Center and Preschool and REVABILITIES™ Educational Leadership Training Center. We discuss reimagining early childhood education and advocating for change. Enter to win a $50 gift card by taking five minutes to leave feedback on The Preschool Podcast here!

Elevating Early Childhood
Engaging Restless Preschoolers With Fall Songs, Books, and Games

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 28:13 Very Popular


Are you still struggling to get your little ones to sit still and pay attention? Or maybe you're wondering how you're ever going to teach them anything at this pace?Well then, I've got the solution for you!Today, I'll be sharing with you the best preschool activities for a fall theme to keep your students interested in the classroom.You see, it's not always easy to get young children to pay attention. In fact, it's sometimes downright hard, so a little help every once in a while doesn't hurt, am I right?And this is exactly what these activities are; things that will help you increase engagement in your preschool classroom.I hope you're ready to learn.All right, let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Are you ready for fall? (00:00)Focus on music and movement (05:49)Select the right books (18:25)What activities do you offer in your classroom? (23:46) Additional Resources:- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Get your FREE Circle Time Guide here.- Discover 15 fingerplays and facts here.- Discover fingerplays from A to Z here.- Discover fall songs here.- Get the Pumpkin Bundle here.- Get the Fall Bundle here.- Discover fall books here.- Check out fall leaf activities here.- More fall theme preschool activities here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Black Women Amplified
Black Women in the Arts Series Welcomes: Shay Wafer, Executive Director, WACO Theater

Black Women Amplified

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 56:34


Shay will forever have a special place in my heart and I can not wait for you to hear about her incredible journey.Shay Wafer has demonstrated a stalwart dedication to the arts and community development through many years of service to the field. Her passionate vision is balanced with pragmatic experience, as she has held senior-level positions at a number of non-profit arts organizations with a focus on African Diasporic programming and community engagement. Currently the Executive Director of WACO Theater Center in Los Angeles, Shay was the Executive Director of 651 ARTS in Brooklyn and the founding VP of Programs for the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, a multi-disciplinary center and museum in downtown Pittsburgh. Prior to that, she served as the managing director of Cornerstone Theater Company, LA Theatreworks, and the St. Louis Black Repertory Company. She also was a founding partner of Marla Gibb's Crossroads Arts Academy and Theatre. Ms. Wafer has engaged in additional community and volunteer activities throughout her career including serving on the Board of Directors of National Performance Network (currently the Board Chair), Theatre Communications Group, and as a New England Foundation for the Arts National Theatre Project and National Dance Project Advisor. Wafer has served as a peer panelist for The National Endowment for the ARTS, MAP Fund, Doris Duke, Mellon, Kresge, and Bush Foundations, among others. She holds a BS from Howard University in Early Childhood Education and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, Theatre Management program. Shay Wafer has demonstrated a stalwart dedication to the arts and community development through many years of service to the field. Her passionate vision is balanced with pragmatic experience, as she has held senior-level positions at a number of non-profit arts organizations with a focus on African Diasporic programming and community engagement. Currently the Executive Director of WACO Theater Center in Los Angeles, Shay was the Executive Director of 651 ARTS in Brooklyn and the founding VP of Programs for the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, a multi-disciplinary center and museum in downtown Pittsburgh. Prior to that, she served as the managing director of Cornerstone Theater Company, LA Theatreworks, and the St. Louis Black Repertory Company. She also was a founding partner of Marla Gibb's Crossroads Arts Academy and Theatre. Ms. Wafer has engaged in additional community and volunteer activities throughout her career including serving on the Board of Directors of National Performance Network (currently the Board Chair), Theatre Communications Group, and as a New England Foundation for the Arts National Theatre Project and National Dance Project Advisor. Wafer has served as a peer panelist for The National Endowment for the ARTS, MAP Fund, Doris Duke, Mellon, Kresge, and Bush Foundations, among others. She holds a BS from Howard University in Early Childhood Education and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, Theatre Management program. Enjoy and please share with your tribe. Black women are living remarkable and inspiring lives to be shared with all. Learn more about WACO Theater, https://wacotheatercenter.com/Peace and love, Monica Wisdom, Host, Black Women AmplifiedThank you for listening! Please share with your tribe and leave us a great review. Appreciate it!Join our waitlist for the Power Story Formula. An incredible course designed to help you choose, build and monetize an impactful story. www.monicawisdomHQ.com to sign up. Join our private community. Women EmergedEnjoy your day, Monica Wisdom

Dope People
Season 3 Episode 9 - Principal Jacko

Dope People

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 45:48


She is Dope People.Principal Aneesha Jacko is an authentic, bold and compassionate leader with over 22 years of instructional, coaching, operational, planning, administrative and financial management experiences in a large urban school district. Receiving her undergraduate degree from Hampton University in Hampton Virginia, she then matriculated to Touro College and received a master's degree in Special Education and Early Childhood Education. She also earned degrees from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus specializing in Literacy and Long Island University C.W. Post in Educational Leadership. She is president and owner of The Results Are In, LLC whose goal is to connect the world through meaningful interactions and communication.An active community leader serving in a number of organizations for over 20 years. Aneesha Jacko serves as a licensed minister at The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York. Additionally, she collaborates with leaders across the globe with Off School Grounds, Inc. (OSG) to support and impact schools and communities. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Inc, and Jack and Jill of America Inc. Audacity to Speak is the first book in a series dedicated to helping people to live the life of their dreams. Jacko is married with two sons.

On the Edge with April Mahoney
Daphene Booker Harris is On the Edge to teach about early childhood education

On the Edge with April Mahoney

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 43:00


https://www.globalpreschoolconsulting.com YOUR GPS (Global Preschool Strategist) For the past fourteen years, I have had the honor to provide quality childcare services to Memphis and its surrounding areas. When I started many years ago, there wasn't a leader in this space offering mentorship and guidance. I leaned on the vision that God gave me, and I rolled my sleeves up and made things happen. I have made so many mistakes along the way, but my success with my parents and students have out weighted my blunders. I started out with an in-home childcare business, and then I expanded to three full-service childcare centers with several afterschool programs. I have an ongoing partnership with Shelby County School District helping them prep their children for the SAT/ACT tests. I have a CDA (Child Development Associates) from the Council for Professional Recognition and a plethora of other credentials and certifications.

Hearts Of Gold
Ep 96 Megan Corby - Play Ball! Sayreville Little League Challenger Division Girl Scout Gold Award Project

Hearts Of Gold

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 16:42


Full transcription available at http://heartsofgoldpodcast.com/ Megan created a little league for special needs children and recruited volunteers to provide one on one mentorship to each player. More from Megan: My name is Megan Corby and I have been a Girl Scout for over 12 years. I started as a Daisy and I am now a Lifetime Girl Scout member. I have been very active as a member of my community through Girl Scouts and various clubs during my school career. I took on multiple leadership roles in high school including Student Council Vice President and President of the Students Against Destructive Decisions club. I am now a freshman at Monmouth University and I am studying Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Teacher of Student Disabilities with a Health Studies minor. I intend to go to graduate school to become a Speech Language Pathologist! Links: https://s3.amazonaws.com/my.llfiles.com/00059781/Challenger-Presentation-for-LL-Website.pdf Share this show with your friends on Twitter. Click to have an editable already written tweet! https://ctt.ac/33zKe Join our Facebook Community https://www.facebook.com/sherylmrobinson/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sherylmrobinson/?hl=en Please subscribe to Hearts of Gold on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/sherylmrobinsonor on your favorite podcast app. Support future Hearts of Gold episodes at https://www.patreon.com/heartsofgold Editing by https://www.offthewalter.com/ Walter's YouTube channel is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt0wFZRVaOpUd_nXc_8-4yQ

Elevating Early Childhood
Top 10 Must-Haves for Your Preschool Art Center

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 33:38 Very Popular


If you're a preschool teacher, chances are you probably have an art center in your classroom.After all, art is a quintessential part of the preschool curriculum. It's a great way to help children develop their imagination and creativity and work on their fine motor skills.And in order to do that, an art center is a must.However, not all preschool art centers are equal. Some are better than others.Why is that?Simply because they have everything a young child needs to develop their art skills, have fun, and strengthen their little hand muscles.How do you know if your center needs some sprucing up?Well, this is the exact question I answer today.In this episode of Elevating Early Childhood, I'll be sharing with you all the materials you need for a, not good, but great preschool art center!Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Time to spruce up your art center! (00:00)Let's talk art materials (03:00)Your 10 art center essentials (03:42)Some art center protips for you (23:54)Quick Q&A (25:57) Additional Resources:- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Get your Free Center Essentials Guide here.- More about editable center labels here.- Find all the products mentioned in this episode here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

cityCURRENT Radio Show
Radio Show: Alicia Norman highlights NEXT Memphis and vision as new Director

cityCURRENT Radio Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 16:19


Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Alicia Norman, Director of NEXT Memphis, who shares some of her background and experience working for more than 25 years in Early Childhood Education and recently stepping into the role with NEXT Memphis, which is an initiative of Porter-Leath. NEXT Memphis was developed as a shared-service program model that helps independent childcare providers reduce costs and improve outcomes so they can direct more of their attention and resources to the classroom and families. Porter-Leath has been a primary resource for Memphis children and families for more than 170 years, and the organization focuses on the essential building blocks of healthy development. During the interview, Alicia discusses NEXT Memphis and what makes the organization special, their services and impact, holistic approach to taking care of the youth and families, and importance of being part of Porter-Leath. She also talks about ways the community can support their efforts and why Early Childhood Education is so important to the success of Memphis and the Mid-South, as a whole.Visit www.nextmemphis.org or porterleath.org to learn more.

Parenting for the Culture
Parenting from Hellness to Wellness with David Wasicki

Parenting for the Culture

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 70:13


Wellness. We all have heard the word. We all know we need some sort of wellness in our life, even though we don't have any sort of grasp on it. But as parents we know that we need to model better behaviors for our kids so we are out here TRYING. Which is why Charisse was so excited to talk to David Wasicki, CTNC. David is a girl dad of a toddler, the General Manager of Black Love Inc, a fellow podcast host, and a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach. In addition to the balancing of all the things, David shares what his journey to wellness looked like, how being bi-racial shaped so much of his identity, how trauma can live in the body and so much more. If you want to hear more wellness conversations from a Male perspective make sure you check out Man to Man right here on the Black Love Podcast Network and don't forget to connect with David on Instagram @wasicki ======If you have a question you need Charisse to answer Fill out our form . Don't forget to connect with Charisse @charissesimsIf you learned something today, make sure you tell another parent so they can get in on the info! Click that follow button and follow the podcast so you never miss a new episode. If you really want to help us out, rate and review (we all need that positive affirmation!) See you next week!========Black Love is Forever! While the docuseries has taken its final bow you can still find all things Black Love on the Black Love+ app This includes our original series Couch Conversations!  This season Kevin and Melissa Fredricks are bringing their 18 years of marriage experience, rawness, and friendship to Couch Conversations Season 4✨, now streaming on the Black Love+ App Black Love's #CouchConversations is presented in partnership with @Target!Connect with us:@blacklove on Instagram@blacklovedoc on Facebook@blacklovedoc on TwitterShow Less

The Wired Educator Podcast
WEP 226: Curriculum is a Bridge, an Interview with Karen Robey

The Wired Educator Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 67:52


Welcome to the eighth season of The Wired Educator Podcast! In this 226th episode of the Wired Educator Podcast, I interview Karen Robey. Karen is an amazing educational leader and innovator. She is one of my immediate go-to's when I need help, inspiration, an innovative perspective or honest feedback. She is a brilliant and kind. I am so excited to share her message with you! In this episode Karen refers to curriculum as a bridge. Wait until you hear it and what it means. I love this metaphor! Karen Robey is the Director of Teaching and Learning at Gibsonburg Schools and brings over two decades of educational experience in Ohio public schools. She holds a Bachelor and Master of Early Childhood Education as well as a Master of Educational Administration. She is passionate about creating a culture of collaborative learning and growth and enjoys planning meaningful professional learning. One accomplishment she is most proud of was being a member of a district team who led a professional learning session hosted by The Ohio Department of Education during the pandemic. Karen is a family girl to her core and the proud mom of three children, ages 17, 13, and 11. During her personal time, you'll find her at the ball diamond watching her children's games or winding down at the lake in Port Clinton. Karen is a leader and expert in: Culture and Relationships, Positivity, Growth Mindset, Power of networking, Curriculum, and Professional Learning.  I took some time off hosting the Wired Educator Podcast. Now I'm back. My mission is to help everyone level-up and make a difference in the lives of students.  Taking a break from podcasting and my other creative outlets was one of the hardest things, and one of the best things I have ever done in my life.  I'm excited for this 8th season. I am excited for you to hear from great educational leaders, like Karen. Thank you for your support and encouragement.  Kelly ------------------------------------------------------------ Do you like what you heard? Invite Kelly to speak at your school. Interested in booking Kelly for your Next Event? Yes! Let's Make it happen right HERE! Join our #WiredWednesday 30-Minute Twitter chats on Wednesdays at 9PM Eastern. They are awesome and fun. Order Kelly's books, Along Came a Leader and Unthink Before Bed: A Children's Book on Mindfulness for your personal library. Educator, Author, Keynote Speaker Twitter: @kellycroy Instagram: @kcroy Website: kellycroy.com and wirededucator.com Podcast: The Wired Educator Podcast and of course: Facebook. Sign-up for Kelly's newsletter here.  

Sovereign Futures
129 - Isabella Castaspella

Sovereign Futures

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 61:05


“Your story is as powerful as your antagonist”Today and in preparation for Halloween, The Mexican Celebration of “The Day of the Dead”, and the Celtic New Year of Samhain. we have a UNIQUE podcast episode, as we have Shiva Baum & Radha Baum, a mother and son talking about:- The Presence of the Muse- The spiritual background that supported the muse to exist- An almost fatal car accident- The Power of a worthy opponent- The co-authoring of the book ISABELLA CASTASPELLA, given by spirit that came through - - - Radha Baum and written brilliantly by her friend for over 50 years, Parvati Markus.Parvati Markus has been midwifing spiritually-oriented books ever since she helped edit Ram Dass' classic "Be Here Now.". She is the author of "Whisper in the Heart: The Ongoing Presence of Neem Karoli Baba" (Mandala Publishing, 2022) and "Love Everyone: The Transcendent Wisdom of Neem Karoli Baba Told Through the Stories of the Westerners Whose Lives He Transformed" (HarperOne, 2015). And now she is the co-author, with Radha Baum, of "Isabella Castaspella: The Happy Little Witch and Her Friends." Books she has edited have been published by Hay House, Inner Traditions, Simon & Schuster, Contemporary/McGraw Hill, Lotus Press, and others. She has helped with spiritual organizations (as past President of the Board of the Neem Karoli Baba Ashram and Hanuman Temple in Taos, NM) and events (as a development consultant for the Global Peace Initiative of Women). She is on the Board of Advisors for the Love Serve Remember Foundation. Parvati has an M.A. in Creative Writing from The McGregor School of Antioch University. Her three granddaughters all delight in Isabella Castaspella!Radha Baum: RADHA BAUM has a degree in Early Childhood Education from NYU and worked as a nursery school teacher. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and a Registered Nurse (RN), as well as a licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of various complementary healing techniques. She is D.A.N.-certified (Defeat Autism Now) and has worked with autistic children at the Exceptional Health and Wellness Center/Central Speech, in Hartsdale, NY, in family education, nutritional guidance, and ABA training for children. She has lectured on Childhood Disorders, and Allergies and Nutrition for Children at Exceptional Health and Wellness Center as well as at the Schachter Center for Complementary Medicine in Suffern, NY, where she also lectured on Woman's Health Issues and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Like Parvati, she has studied “story” with Robert McKee. Radha broke her neck (C-2 vertebrae, the one that paralyzed Christopher Reeves) in a severe car accident in early March. She also suffered a broken wrist, deep bruising, and PTSD from the trauma. She is still in constant pain.Both Parvati & Radha knew they had to birth this book into the world to serve all the children ( of all ages) in humanity.ISABELLA CASTASPELLA is a unique book of ten chapters, all in verse. It tells the story of Izzy's struggles with Lavinia LaMeanie, a nasty witch who is always trying to make life miserable for Izzy and her friends.Each of Izzy's friends expresses a particular aspect or behavior of childhood. Messy Tessy has trouble finding her crystal ball because she doesn't pick up after herself; MoonTune doubts his abilities as a musician; Daizy Dew is an artist who tends to be “scatter-brained”; Angel Cruz, the soccer champ, has trouble reading. Then there are the animals: Myron, a super-smart frog, becomes Izzy's pet; Maxine is a very particular cat; and Messy Tessy's pet Bruno, the lovable, ever-hungry bulldog, runs into trouble with mean old Lavinia LaMeanie. And let's not forget Witchie the Wise; even magical little witches need a mentor.Many children face problems like Daizy Dew's ADHD or Angel Cruz's dyslexia, but here they are never labeled as such. Their different ethnicities are also never mentioned. Each is accepted as is and treated with kindness.The friends find their strengths and coalesce into a team that wards off Lavinia's efforts, utilizing more heart than magic. The only one using her magical powers in a mean way is Lavinia LaMeanie, the bully seeking revenge, who in the end is defeated by the power of love.You can find the book here: https://amzn.to/3rQlG50- Follow Radha Baum on IG: https://www.instagram.com/radhabaum/- Follow Radha on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/radhab108/- To Support the Go Fund Me for the healing of Radha visit this link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mfenb-radha-baum-needs-your-loving-supportVisit https://delaflorteachings.com/faith to receive the “21 Days of Faith in Action Course” as our gift to you.Podcast sponsored by Delaflor Teachings International and produced by Asynd Media.

Elevating Early Childhood
Process Art vs. Product Art: Which Is Better for Your Preschool Students?

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 14:00 Very Popular


Every pre-k teacher knows it, making art is a big part of preschool.It's a great way for the children to be creative, enrich their imagination, and develop their fine motor skills in a fun and enjoyable manner.However, making sure your students are creating the right kind of art is important.Because yes, the kind of art your kids are making does matter.Process art and product art are two types of activities that usually happen in the preschool classroom. The difference between them is that the former focuses more on the process and is more about seeing art as a form of creative expression, while the latter focuses more on the end result.Which one is better for your students' development?Tune in to today's episode to find out!All right, let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Process art vs. product art (00:00)Story time (02:01)What is product art? (03:35)What about process art? (07:42)Which one is better? (08:47) Additional Resources:- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Learn how to set up an art center for your classroom here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Too Dope Teachers and a Mic
“The Person I Am Now is Different” Arvian Harper on 08. The Exit Interview

Too Dope Teachers and a Mic

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022


Arvian Harper is a "Denver Public Schools lifer." A graduate of the hallowed halls of East High School, she received a full ride engineering scholarship, later changing to pre-med. Like so many of us, she heard the call to the classroom, and she heeded, teaching Early Childhood Education, becoming a Team Lead and eventually moving into leadership. After a series of difficult challenges--a violent incident at the school, a strike, COVID-19 and a racial reckoning, she began to reflect on the Racial Battle Fatigue she had experienced. As she began to peel back the layers of trauma, she realized "There's a whole person in there.' Since her healing journey began, she founded Awakening Cafe and has entered a consulting role with none other than our own Dr. Asia Lyons. Healing is possible.

Not Just Cute, the Podcast: Intentional Whole Child Development for Parents and Teachers of Young Children
Episode 54: Taking the Next Step for Your Program (with Shannon McGuire Bowman & Tara Beard)

Not Just Cute, the Podcast: Intentional Whole Child Development for Parents and Teachers of Young Children

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 48:06


Childcare Resources of Indian River in Vero Beach, Florida began with three tenacious educators going out of their way to create something better for 25 children.  Today, the ripple effect of their efforts has grown into something that impacts 3000 children and still growing.  In this episode I'm talking with Childcare Resources' executive director, Shannon McGuire Bowman as well as the director of the school that has grown out of that early program, Tara Beard.  They're sharing how one simple idea has grown into a robust community effort to serve children and families who would likely otherwise slip through the cracks. This is one big story about taking the next small step. Show Notes: https://notjustcute.com/podcast/episode54

Teachers Aid
Giving Students Our Undivided Attention, When We're Pulled In Multiple Directions

Teachers Aid

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 19:09


Some days being fully present with students is more challenging than others. Today, we share our best strategies for consistently giving students our full attention and backup plans for those quirky days when those strategies aren't working. Follow on Twitter: @DrKpsychologist, @LisaAImel @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork Breanna Taylor is licensed to teach K-12 Special Education. She graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello with a Bachelor of Arts P-4 Early Childhood Education, and a Master of Education Degree. Jelena Kecmanovic, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Arlington/DC Behavior Therapy Institute and an adjunct professor of psychology at Georgetown University. In addition to academic articles, she has written for the Washington Post, The Conversation, Psychology Today Magazine, and others. Lisa Imel, M.Ed. is the Founder & CEO of EdSolutions Consulting Group and Balanced Powerhouse. Lisa is a former teacher, principal, curriculum coordinator and licensed superintendent.

Elevating Early Childhood
What to Do About Kids Who Bite?

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 29:37 Very Popular


Hello everyone and welcome back to a brand new episode of Elevating Early Childhood.Now, a quick warning before you start listening, this episode's got a bit of a bite to it (pun intended)!This, friends, is because today, we're discussing children who bite.Most younger preschool classrooms have at least one bitey kid, and it can be pretty difficult for teachers to deal with those types of situations.Why is the child biting? How can you deal with their behavior? And most importantly, how can you handle the child bitten (or, yourself, if you've been the victim…)?To answer these questions, I've invited an early childhood expert!Her name is Dr. Carolyn Bobb-Green, she is the founder of Training U To Succeed, and today, she's here to teach us how we can deal with bitey kids (and all the consequences that come with their sharp teeth).Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Preventing biting in your classroom 101 (00:00)Meet Carolyn (02:03)Why do children bite? (05:21)What to do if a kid has been bitten (08:08)How to prevent biting (14:31)How to connect with Carolyn (25:35) Additional Resources:- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Learn more about how to prevent biting here.- Learn more about Training U To Succeed here.- Follow Training U To Succeed on Instagram here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.

Elevating Early Childhood
Preschool Classroom Centers: To Combine or Not to Combine?

Elevating Early Childhood

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 9:54 Very Popular


If you're overwhelmed by the sheer amount of educational centers you're supposed to have in your preschool classroom, then you're not alone.Many of us find ourselves facing a dilemma when setting up centers in our classroom: Should we have a separate area for each center? Or can some be combined?Naturally, both options have their pros and cons, and because of that, it can be difficult to decide which way is best for you.Lucky for you, I'm here to help you make that decision.In today's episode, I'll be discussing how and when you can combine your preschool centers for maximum success.Are you ready?Let's dive in! Key Takeaways:Combining centers: Yay or nay? (00:00)You've got mail! (03:15)Why having the right tools is more important (04:58)Fewer transitions = More learning (06:31)I've got a freebie for you (07:48) Additional Resources:- Visit our website to find tons of pre-K teaching resources here.- Get my book “Teach Smarter: Literacy Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers”.- Learn more about my exclusive mentorship program, “Teaching Trailblazers”.- Get my FREE Center Essentials guide here. Elevating Early Childhood is an early education podcast dedicated to helping Pre-K, Preschool, and Kindergarten teachers teach better, save time, and live more.If you enjoy the podcast, please follow, rate, and leave a review on your favorite podcast platform.--Onward & Upward!--Disclaimer:Pre-K Pages is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. The word “affiliate” means that we may earn a small commission if/when you click on or make purchases via these links at no additional cost to you.As a policy, the Company will only affiliate with products, services, consultants or experts that we believe will provide value to our customers and followers.You recognize that it remains your personal responsibility to investigate whether any affiliate offers are right for you and will benefit you. You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by the Company but will instead conduct your own investigation and will rely upon your investigation to decide whether to purchase the affiliate product or service.