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Twinkl Talks: EYFS

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Working in the early years is busy, funny, messy and exhausting. Join host Shána, some of the Twinkl EYFS team, special guest speakers and other early years practitioners as they talk honestly about their experiences. Whether you're listening for CPD, on your commute or to help you relax... Twinkl EYFS will share everything you need to know about all things early years! Want to get involved or share your thoughts? Get in touch on social media! LinkedIn: @twinkl-talks-eyfs Facebook: @TwinklEYFS Instagram: @eyfstwinkl Twitter: @TwinklTalksEYFS TikTok: @Twinkl_EYFS Pinterest: @twinkleyfs YouTube: TwinklEYFS

Working in the early years is busy, funny, messy and exhausting. Join host Shána, some of the Twinkl EYFS team, special guest speakers and other early years practitioners as they talk honestly about their experiences. Whether you're listening for CPD, on your commute or to help you relax... Twinkl EYFS will share everything you need to know about all things early years! Want to get involved or share your thoughts? Get in touch on social media! LinkedIn: @twinkl-talks-eyfs Facebook: @TwinklEYFS Instagram: @eyfstwinkl Twitter: @TwinklTalksEYFS TikTok: @Twinkl_EYFS Pinterest: @twinkleyfs YouTube: TwinklEYFS

Location:

United States

Description:

Working in the early years is busy, funny, messy and exhausting. Join host Shána, some of the Twinkl EYFS team, special guest speakers and other early years practitioners as they talk honestly about their experiences. Whether you're listening for CPD, on your commute or to help you relax... Twinkl EYFS will share everything you need to know about all things early years! Want to get involved or share your thoughts? Get in touch on social media! LinkedIn: @twinkl-talks-eyfs Facebook: @TwinklEYFS Instagram: @eyfstwinkl Twitter: @TwinklTalksEYFS TikTok: @Twinkl_EYFS Pinterest: @twinkleyfs YouTube: TwinklEYFS

Twitter:

@eyfs_twinkl

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 12: New Staff to the EYFS

8/15/2022
Are you an ECT starting in an Early Years class or setting? Perhaps you have worked in another Key Stage and have been told you are joining Nursery or Reception from September? Join Shána, Ashleigh from Twinkl ECTs and 2 guest practitioners who share their experience and know-how to help you feel prepared!

Duration:00:48:11

Episode 11: Nature Based Learning with Marina Robb

8/1/2022
Forest school, Outdoor Learning, the Nature Based Approach. We have mostly all heard of these terms, but what do they actually mean? Shána is joined by leading Forest School Practitioner Marina Robb on the importance of nature based learning and its impact on our children's development.

Duration:01:04:18

Episode 10: Emotional Literacy with Jenna Moniz

7/18/2022
Emotional literacy and regulation is a challenging and yet important skill for children to develop. How do we support our children in being aware of and communicating their emotions? How do we support ourselves to do the same? Shána speaks with Jenna Moniz from the HeartMath institute about, quite literally, the heart of the matter.

Duration:01:11:22

Episode 9: Inclusion & Diversity in Children's Books with Lesley Berrington

7/4/2022
Shána talks with Lesley Berrington, published author of Hattie & Friends book series, about representation in children's books and why they are a must-have in any Early Years setting. Website: https://hattieandfriends.com/ Twitter: @hattiesfriends Instagram: @hattieandfriendsauthor Facebook: @Hattieandfriendsauthor LinkedIn: @lesley-berrington-0252b425

Duration:00:47:09

Episode 8: Being A Male Practitioner in the EYFS

6/20/2022
In the UK, only 3% of EYFS practitioners are male. Join Shána as she chats with Tom, Matt C, Mat S, Mat M & Matthew (Yes, that is a lot of Matthews..) as they open up about the challenges they have faced in the work place, just because of their gender. How can we make sure our EYFS settings are welcoming for all? Tom Noakes - @mrnoakes_teachingjourney Mathew Stevenson - @eyfs_with_mr_s Matthew Chatburn - @mattchat004 and @MrChatburn_eyfs Mathew Middleton - @TheMFASP Matthew Crouch -...

Duration:01:05:05

Episode 7: Dyslexia

6/6/2022
1 in 10 of us will have some form of Dyslexia. That includes Early Years educators. In this episode, Shána explores the challenges that practitioners face in the classroom while having a form of Dyslexia, shares research and links on how to support yourself or your colleagues and speaks to Kelly Harris, a Dyslexic teacher, about her experiences getting diagnosed, trained and supported through her career. Supporting Dyslexic Trainee Teachers: University of Southampton Blog: The Gift of...

Duration:00:58:13

Episode 6: Transition with Sue Asquith

5/23/2022
Shána speaks with Early Childhood Consultant Sue Asquith about how to support children, families and teachers with transition from room to room, Nursery to Reception and EYFS to Key Stage 1. Sue shares her advice, experience and answers your questions on best practise. Learn more about her work in the links below! Sue's LinkedIn Sue's Facebook Group Sue's Website

Duration:00:50:08

Episode 5: Resilience with Samantha Jayasuriya

5/9/2022
Sam is an ex-headteacher turned Leadership Energy coach & trainer. She supports school leaders and practitioners in building resilience in such a fast-paced and challenging work environment. She shares her experience, expertise and top tips for building resilience as a practitioner in the EYFS. Get to know her more here: Instagram: @sunskycoaching LinkedIn: @samantha-jayasuriya Website: http://www.sunskycoaching.co.uk/ Email: sam@sunskycoaching.co.uk Projects:...

Duration:01:00:04

Episode 4: "You Just Play All Day"

4/25/2022
Does this comment make your eye twitch? Perhaps you have said this to an EYFS teacher friend yourself? Join Shána as she explores what play actually means, how practitioners weave it into their timetable and why it is such an integral part of an EYFS setting. There's a lot more to it than you might think! Link to Article

Duration:00:36:14

Episode 3: Snack Time

4/11/2022
We can all agree that snack time is a very important part of the day in early years, but how do you go about doing it? Shána looks at group time snack as well as rolling snack and the benefits and set-backs of both. Which way works for your setting?

Duration:00:42:32

Episode 2: Imaginary Friends

3/28/2022
Join Shána as she explores a study about imaginary friends. She also shares experiences of you, wonderful listeners, who have written in and even interviews her colleague Alisha about her very own imaginary friends.. you will NEVER guess what they were!

Duration:00:31:36

Episode 1: To Topic or Not To Topic?

3/14/2022
Shána looks at different types of planning approaches: topic-led and child-led/spontaneous planning. She speaks to her colleagues and shares your experiences of using them, which do you prefer? Link to OFSTED Report here.

Duration:00:23:25

Episode 0: Meet the Team!

2/28/2022
Meet the voices behind the posts on Twinkl EYFS's social media! Your host Shána interviews her marketing colleagues Alisha, Claire, Katie & Lauren and gets some hilarious (and slightly worrying) responses to questions about themselves. You might find out more about us than you bargained for..

Duration:00:32:48

Betsy Bytes Sneak Peek!

2/8/2022
Meet Betsy, our honorary guest on each episode. Betsy is 3 and a half and provides her voice on behalf of all the children we teach in Early Years! Here is a sneak peek of what she brought to our first episode when she asked us to guess her favourite animal..

Duration:00:00:01