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The Early Childhood Research Podcast will keep you up to date with all the latest research and how we can apply new findings into our homes and classrooms. Listen to researchers, authors, teachers and parents talk about what's working for them and what isn't! You can find the show notes at https://www.lizs-early-learning-spot.com/category/podcast/

The Early Childhood Research Podcast will keep you up to date with all the latest research and how we can apply new findings into our homes and classrooms. Listen to researchers, authors, teachers and parents talk about what's working for them and what isn't! You can find the show notes at https://www.lizs-early-learning-spot.com/category/podcast/
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The Early Childhood Research Podcast will keep you up to date with all the latest research and how we can apply new findings into our homes and classrooms. Listen to researchers, authors, teachers and parents talk about what's working for them and what isn't! You can find the show notes at https://www.lizs-early-learning-spot.com/category/podcast/

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Episodes

Dyslexia and Early Intervention #23

2/4/2018
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Today’s interview is with dyslexia and early intervention specialist Dr Tim Conway. If you’re looking for ways to ensure young children are given the best early intervention, or just to take the most effective approach towards setting up a solid foundation for reading in the future, this interview is for you! You can listen to this [...] The post Dyslexia and Early Intervention #23 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Why Dads Should Read to their Kids #22

11/15/2017
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Why should dads read to their young children? Because research has shown that it’s incredibly beneficial! Today’s podcast episode focuses on why dads can make such great reading partners for their kids. You can listen to this episode above, listen to it on iTunes or Stitcher, or read the transcript below. Mums see it as an educational imperative In a study [...] The post Why Dads Should Read to their Kids #22 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Concussion in Young Children: What You Need to Know #21

7/9/2017
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Today we’re chatting with Dr Elizabeth Sandel about concussion in young children. What causes it. What we need to look for and how we can help during the recovery process. There are free posters, helpful links and a video for you to use when you approach this topic with your kids. In the classroom we [...] The post Concussion in Young Children: What You Need to Know #21 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:30:26

How Scribbling Fast Tracks our Kids #20

4/13/2017
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Scribbling can have a huge positive impact on a child’s development, not just as a pre-writing skill, but to develop language, reasoning, problem solving and relationships. Learn what researchers have found and how we can optimise that knowledge in our homes and classrooms. There’s also a free download including templates your little ones might like [...] The post How Scribbling Fast Tracks our Kids #20 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Attuned Communication instead of Classroom Management? #19

2/11/2017
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Want to try attuned communication with your kids so you don’t have to rely so much on traditional classroom management techniques? Listen to this interview with Laura Fish, it’s got tons of great advice for building up our kids, giving them confidence and strengthening executive function through conversation! You can listen to this episode above, listen to [...] The post Attuned Communication instead of Classroom Management? #19 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Is Your Classroom an Academically Safe Environment? #18

12/11/2016
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Is your classroom an academically safe learning environment? Do our kids ever feel embarrassed or hesitant over asking questions, or because they’re struggling with a task, or because other children are ‘better’ than they are? This episode focuses on what we can do to help our kids feel as confident and safe as possible. You [...] The post Is Your Classroom an Academically Safe Environment? #18 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Emergent Writing: Why Children’s Play Choices Affect Learning

9/16/2016
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Emergent writing is dependent not only on a child’s exposure to literacy activities from birth, but how they engage with those activities on a day-to-day basis. This podcast discusses the four play ‘types’ that researchers have found fit the majority of children and what this means for their learning. You can listen to this episode above, listen to [...] The post Emergent Writing: Why Children’s Play Choices Affect Learning appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

9 Ways to Maximize Your Child’s Working Memory #16

7/17/2016
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Is your child super forgetful and can’t seem to follow instructions? They may have a poor working memory. Working memory is extremely important for learning and this post goes through some ways we can help our kids improve their working memories and function more successfully both at home and at school. You can listen to this [...] The post 9 Ways to Maximize Your Child’s Working Memory #16 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Is My Classroom Management Approach Ethical? #15

6/4/2016
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Classroom management is an essential component of every teacher’s life, and most teachers spend a considerable amount of time trying, refining, adapting and experimenting until they feel they have a handle on it. But is our classroom management style effective for creating a smooth, well-functioning classroom but leaving some of our kids out in the [...] The post Is My Classroom Management Approach Ethical? #15 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:31:55

My Child is a Late Talker: What Should I Do? #14

5/7/2016
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Are you worried that your child is a late talker? That they don’t know as many words as other children their age, or can’t put the words together into a phrase? This post tells you what you can do! You can listen to this episode above, listen to it on iTunes or Stitcher, or read the transcript below. [...] The post My Child is a Late Talker: What Should I Do? #14 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:16:31

School Readiness for Children, Families, Teachers and Schools #13

4/10/2016
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There is more to school readiness than a child being the right age, knowing some numbers and learning to share. School readiness is about our whole community. This post talks about the what families, early care providers, teachers and schools can do to give children the best possible start to ‘big’ school. You can listen [...] The post School Readiness for Children, Families, Teachers and Schools #13 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:33:26

Loving and Teaching Children with Autism: Part 2 #12

3/13/2016
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Anyone who cares for or is teaching children with autism needs to listen to this interview. There are so many helpful tips, stories and suggestions from this lovely Australian family. You can listen to this episode above, listen to it on iTunes or Stitcher, or read the transcript below. This post contains one Amazon affiliate link. Links from [...] The post Loving and Teaching Children with Autism: Part 2 #12 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:30:57

Loving and Teaching Children with Autism: Part 1 #11

3/6/2016
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Do you have a child with autism? Do you teach a child with autism? Listen to this interview for some excellent tips and ideas from this wonderful family! You can listen to this episode above, listen to it on iTunes or Stitcher, or read the transcript below. This post contains one Amazon affiliate link. Education Podcast Network Welcome, it’s [...] The post Loving and Teaching Children with Autism: Part 1 #11 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:31:07

Essential Addition Strategies for Young Children

1/31/2016
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Want to listen to an expert talk about the most essential addition strategies our young children should be learning for future success? You can listen to this episode above, listen to it on iTunes or Stitcher, or read the transcript below. Dr Elida Laski This is episode 10 and today I’m speaking with Dr Elida Laski who is [...] The post Essential Addition Strategies for Young Children appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:28:37

Environmental Protection for Kids

12/9/2015
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Environmental protection is such a huge and complicated subject, but we know it’s important to encourage a love of nature, and a desire to protect it, in our children. This post highlights how we can help our children understand sustainability, offers practical suggestions and notes common pitfalls to avoid. You can listen to this episode above, listen to it [...] The post Environmental Protection for Kids appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:20:17

Anger Management: How to Calm an Angry Child #8

11/15/2015
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While this anger management post title says it’s about how to calm an angry child, it’s really about how to encourage young children to calm themselves. It’s not a quick and easy method (if there even is such a thing), but it can be highly effective if it’s implemented consistently and if the children are [...] The post Anger Management: How to Calm an Angry Child #8 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:16:46

How to Communicate Effectively about Childhood Development: #7

11/1/2015
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We all have opinions about children and what’s good for them, and our parents and communities have their own beliefs, too. As educators, how do we communicate effectively to families who may have misconceptions about how children learn and grow? This post is all about positive and meaningful communication with families. At the bottom you’ll [...] The post How to Communicate Effectively about Childhood Development: #7 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:27:08

Does Movement Improve Learning Outcomes? #6

10/18/2015
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What is the best way to learn? Because people are so different it seems that what’s ‘best’ may be somewhat subjective. Today, we’re asking the question: Does movement improve learning outcomes? And the answer is a resounding yes! Fortunately there are lots of other benefits for children, too. You can listen to this episode above, listen to [...] The post Does Movement Improve Learning Outcomes? #6 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:17:26

What are the Rights of a Child? #5

10/11/2015
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How long is it since you considered the United Nation’s perspective on the rights of a child? Have you ever? It’s quite an enlightening exercise so this podcast episode goes through these rights and then shows how one early childhood centre has adapted those rights into a Children’s Rights Charter. It’s a beautiful example of [...] The post What are the Rights of a Child? #5 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:12:35

School Readiness Through Music: #4

10/4/2015
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School readiness is a challenging area in education, particularly for less advantaged children who have not had the opportunity to attend preschool. This podcast episode is all about one teacher’s experience of running an 8-week music program specifically to help kids get ready for Kinder. You can listen to it above, listen to it on [...] The post School Readiness Through Music: #4 appeared first on Liz's Early Learning Spot.

Duration:00:19:54