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42: Help Us Know Your Child

1/13/2020
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The more we know about your children, the better we can teach them. Listen to find out what teachers need to know to develop a trusting, responsive relationship with your child.

Duration:00:19:56

41: Plants, Pets and Preschoolers

1/6/2020
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Plants or pets are social-emotional skill builders. Listen to find out how Cindy's new pets and Alison's dog inspired an episode with important information about all children can learn from living things.

Duration:00:20:45

40: Is "No Thank You" Positive Discipline?

12/30/2019
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Everywhere we look, people are saying, "No thank you" to children who behave inappropriately. Is tacking the words "Thank you" onto the word "No" really a good way to deal with behaviors? Listen and find out.

Duration:00:17:04

39: That Fake Crying Isn't So Fake After All

12/16/2019
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Why do children do that "fake crying" and how can we respond in a way that supports rather than demeans children? Learn about that emoting and how to handle it.

Duration:00:18:51

38: Behavioral Rewards As They Should Be Done

12/2/2019
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Children should be acknowledged for their good behavior but how can we do that without teaching to expect prizes? How can we do it without shaming children who struggle? Listen for ideas that encourage good behavior.

Duration:00:19:56

37: Preschool Curriculum: What You Need to Know

11/18/2019
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High quality preschools in today's world use research based curricular methods that have been shown to teach using developmentally appropriate methods. Listen to learn about preschool curriculum that allows children to be children while they deeply learn.

Duration:00:17:27

36: Teaching Vocabulary to Young Children

11/4/2019
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Don't limit your use of words because you are speaking with young children. There is no word too hard for them to learn! Learn how to lift your child's vocabulary on this episode of the podcast.

Duration:00:16:35

35: Biting Basics

10/21/2019
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Young children may bite for a variety of reasons. Adults struggle with how to teach children not to bite. Listen to this episode for a discussion about a topic that is one of the most widely reported frustrations of parents and teachers.

Duration:00:15:49

34: Culture and a Child's Need to Belong

10/7/2019
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Belonging is an essential component of developing a healthy sense of self. Preschoolers all must feel they belong. Listen for a discussion about culture, children and belonging.

Duration:00:16:07

33: To Perform or Not to Perform: The Holiday Shows

9/23/2019
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Do you know how much time is taken away from education and socialization to organize elaborate preschool holidays shows? A lot. Listen as you reconsider how your preschool should approach the holidays.

Duration:00:16:40

32: Breathe! and Other Techniques to Teach Upset Children

9/9/2019
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Children are not born knowing how to calm themselves. When children are upset, they need to know how to calm their bodies. Listen to learn techniques you can teach (and use yourself!)

Duration:00:16:00

31: Educational Errands - You Run Them All The Time

8/26/2019
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Errands seem so mundane but they are actually quiet educational. Discover what your children can learn if you take them with you (at least sometimes).

Duration:00:15:57

30: Preparing for Back to School

8/12/2019
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What should you say and do with your preschooler to prepare for going back to school? Listen to learn how to make this more exciting and less anxiety filled.

Duration:00:15:42

29: Schools and Families - We Are On The Same Side.

7/29/2019
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It is important that schools and families always seek to partner. The children depend on it. Listen for tips and important information about the impact of family/school relationships.

Duration:00:16:24

28: No Letter of the Week? Now what?

7/15/2019
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Teaching letters in isolation is becoming a thing of the past. Listen to learn how children learn letters and words in more meaningful ways.

Duration:00:15:31

LIVE - Special Podcast Anniversary Episode

7/1/2019
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Answering Listeners Questions

Duration:00:59:08

Live Episode Details - Where and When to Listen

6/20/2019
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Listen for the details about the timing of the July 1 live episode and where you can listen to us live.

Duration:00:01:59

27: Social Media and Young Children's Privacy

6/17/2019
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Do you know people who are "sharenting" (oversharing about their children on social media)? Children need privacy for healthy development. When is sharing okay and when is it too much? Listen to consider social media and children's need for privacy.

Duration:00:14:43

26: When Children Feel Hurt

6/3/2019
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Help young children to accept their feelings and consider their reactions when someone has hurt them. Learn what to say that empowers children instead of making them feel wrong for having feelings.

Duration:00:15:12

25: Pt 2 What To Do In Circle Time Instead

5/20/2019
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Now that you've listened to what to take out of circle time during our last episode, find out what you should be doing instead.

Duration:00:15:58