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The SYC Approach: Empowering Preschoolers Through Play and Compassion.

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For over 50 years The School For Young Children. (a play-based preschool program residing in Columbus, OH) has maintained a consistent philosophy; that children be allowed to develop at their own pace in an atmosphere of free play enriched with a variety of creative materials and the support of teachers who respect them as individuals. Our podcast will provide discussion on practices and philosophies of the SYC approach and how to apply these strategies at home.

For over 50 years The School For Young Children. (a play-based preschool program residing in Columbus, OH) has maintained a consistent philosophy; that children be allowed to develop at their own pace in an atmosphere of free play enriched with a variety of creative materials and the support of teachers who respect them as individuals. Our podcast will provide discussion on practices and philosophies of the SYC approach and how to apply these strategies at home.

Location:

United States

Description:

For over 50 years The School For Young Children. (a play-based preschool program residing in Columbus, OH) has maintained a consistent philosophy; that children be allowed to develop at their own pace in an atmosphere of free play enriched with a variety of creative materials and the support of teachers who respect them as individuals. Our podcast will provide discussion on practices and philosophies of the SYC approach and how to apply these strategies at home.

Language:

English

Contact:

6143016849


Episodes

Risk Taking Through Play

5/5/2020
How can you allow for more risky play in your home or program? How do you decipher between risk, hazard and reward? Susan and Amy, discuss the importance of risk and risk assessment through play. Physical, Social and Emotional risk all play an important part in development.

Duration:01:05:44

Emotional Development: Understanding and Coping with Children's Big Feelings

4/14/2020
Amy and Angela start their discussion with general emotional development. Then discuss normal big feelings children experience including tantrums. They discuss tools for handling tantrums at home and in public as well as how to get comfortable with feelings that are uncomfortable to witness.

Duration:00:50:40

How to talk to young children about Sex

3/24/2020
Talking to your young children about sex can be uncomfortable. Here Amy, Ellen and Maureen discuss the importance of responding to your children's questions about sex by giving them accurate and honest answers . They discuss how this is not a one time conversation throughout life and how to bring it up if your children don't ask.

Duration:00:48:08

Things We Say

3/17/2020
Teachers and families at SYC use a unique language. This episode describes the whys behind "Things We Say" and "Things We Don't Say". Tune into this episode to hear Susan and Amy talk about some of our SYC language.

Duration:00:48:14

Learning Through Conflict

2/27/2020
Amy and Dawn discuss the importance of learning through conflict. What it looks like, tips for classroom and home and why it is necessary.

Duration:00:53:44

Discipline and Communicating Values Through Limits

1/3/2020
Amy and Angela talk about setting limits with consistency, setting limits is an act of love, the difference between discipline and punishment, explain misbehavior, and so much more!

Duration:00:52:29

Introduction to The SYC Approach: Empowering Preschoolers Through Play and Compassion.

1/2/2020
Introducing you to what this podcast will be about, our focus and what we want to accomplish.

Duration:00:01:51