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Play, Learn & Create with Edx Education

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Play, Learn & create with Edx Education. This podcast series discusses play being creative and learning for all children. Join Heather Welch sharing knowledge, information and support on play based learning we will explore the benefits, value, different stages of play and so much more. Play to the untrained eye can look meaningless, however there is a lot more going on than you can see. When children are playing, they are engaged, their imagination is sparked and they are developing confidence and key foundation skills. Play is the way children learn about the world and themselves especially in the early years. We have spoken with many educational experts, founders of charities, award winning author, international presenters, expat parents and so many more. #learningthroughplay #handsonlearning #parents #teachers #family #educationforall

Play, Learn & create with Edx Education. This podcast series discusses play being creative and learning for all children. Join Heather Welch sharing knowledge, information and support on play based learning we will explore the benefits, value, different stages of play and so much more. Play to the untrained eye can look meaningless, however there is a lot more going on than you can see. When children are playing, they are engaged, their imagination is sparked and they are developing confidence and key foundation skills. Play is the way children learn about the world and themselves especially in the early years. We have spoken with many educational experts, founders of charities, award winning author, international presenters, expat parents and so many more. #learningthroughplay #handsonlearning #parents #teachers #family #educationforall

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United Kingdom

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Play, Learn & create with Edx Education. This podcast series discusses play being creative and learning for all children. Join Heather Welch sharing knowledge, information and support on play based learning we will explore the benefits, value, different stages of play and so much more. Play to the untrained eye can look meaningless, however there is a lot more going on than you can see. When children are playing, they are engaged, their imagination is sparked and they are developing confidence and key foundation skills. Play is the way children learn about the world and themselves especially in the early years. We have spoken with many educational experts, founders of charities, award winning author, international presenters, expat parents and so many more. #learningthroughplay #handsonlearning #parents #teachers #family #educationforall

Language:

English


Episodes

Teaching Our Children How To Think with Edx Education

11/14/2022
In today’s podcast episode join Heather Welch talking about how you can teach your children to think and why it is so important. As caregivers sometimes we can make decisions for our children without even realising it, like choosing an outfit for them to wear each day, or what they are eating for dinner that night. While this can be more convenient, it is worth questioning if it is really teaching our children valuable thinking skills of their own? As caregivers, we can inspire thought to...

Duration:00:09:46

Different Stages of Play with Edx Education

11/6/2022
Join Heather Welch , Edx Education sharing knowledge on different stages of play, what they are, what it looks like how to encourage children to play and how to integrate this through play in the early years… Children have so many different stages of play and types of play. If you have a chance observe your little ones and whilst they are playing and see what they are doing. Do they play together, play next to each other, focus on different goals with the same toys, or work together? Its...

Duration:00:10:59

Developing Social and Emotional Learning Through Play

10/30/2022
Episode 59 - Social and Emotional Learning Through Play Heather Welch is chating about Play or as we like to say play based learning or learning through play at edx education. Over the past 2 years we have chatted on the podcast with so many experts on this topic, created amazing educational resources, experiences and toys at edx education . Last podcast we looked at the value of play, let’s look at the social and emotional learning why is it important, how is it developed and why we...

Duration:00:10:29

The Value Of Play

10/23/2022
Episode 58 Join Heather Welch talking about Play! In a new series for this podcast , I'm so excited to chat about my favourite topic, which is Play. Play is so underestimated in how important it is for children, especially in the world we have created with so many extracurricular activities, modern day expectations on busy families, schools, nurseries, and caregivers in general. Join me as I just stop and think about what is the value of play. HIGHLIGHTS in this episode: (02:11) Hop to...

Duration:00:08:29

Tess Burrows, Adventurer, Peace Activist, Author, Speaker In Conversation with Edx Education

9/19/2022
Heather Welch, Edx Education will be in Conversation with Tess Burrows, adventurer, peace activist, author, speaker, healer, mother and grandmother. Tess is passionate about collecting messages from individuals and speaking them out from far high places - to help peace and harmony - already from the North and South Poles, Himalayas, Andes, Pacific and Africa. The most recent mission was cycling 600 miles to the UN COP26 summit in Glasgow for the Climate Crisis . Today we are chatting with...

Sheila Akbar, COO & President of Signet Education In Conversation With Edx Education (USA)

9/9/2022
Ep 056: Join Heather Welch, Edx Education In conversation with Sheila Akbar President & COO of Signet Education. In this episode I talk to Sheila Akbar – President of Signet Education. Sheila loves to work closely with students to help them overcome any challenges they may face. Today, we discuss her time in education, mental health in teens, Signet and how to inspire a love of learning. Here are the highlights: (01:48) Before Signet (07:17) What does Signet do? (08:45) Feeling...

Duration:00:33:30

Liz Arriens, Founder Coraline and Us in Conversation with Edx Education (UK)

8/21/2022
Heather Welch Edx Education today will be in Conversation with Liz Arriens, founder Coraline and Us Coraline and Us which is about their story with Coraline (their daughter diagnosed with Downs Syndrome at birth. Today we are chatting with about her journey with Coraline, what is play for Coraline, raise awareness and support for caregivers and create an understanding. Highlights: (01:13) Liz introduces herself (04:57) Coraline's surgery and the challenges it presented (06:15) The Help...

Duration:00:33:41

Kim West, Award winning Author, Founder The Sleep Lady, In Conversation with Edx Education (USA)

7/18/2022
Episode 54: Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in Conversation with Kim West, Award winning Author, Founder The Sleep Lady & The Gentle Sleep Coach and certificate program Kim West, has been a practicing child and family therapist for over 27 years. she has helped over 20,000 tired parents all over the world get a good night’s sleep without letting their children cry it out alone. Today we are chatting with Kim about sleep for children, the importance of sleep,...

Duration:00:26:03

Dr Roseann Capanna-Hodge, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Author, founder of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health, (USA)

6/16/2022
Episode 53- Heather Welch from Edx Education is In Conversation with Dr. Roseann Capanna- Hodge Award winning Childrens mental health expert, Author, keynote speaker, founder of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health, Rosanne is based in the `USA however is known globally she has been referred to as a mental health trailblazer, Changing the way we view and treat children’s mental health”. FORBES magazine called her, “A thought leader in children’s mental health”. She believes that...

Duration:00:39:56

Shaunak Roy CEO & Founder at Yellowdig, Tech Entrepreneur In Conversation with Edx Education (USA)

6/3/2022
Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in Conversation with Shaunak Roy CEO & Founder at Yellowdig, Tech Entrepreneur In Conversation with Edx Education Yellowdig is a community-driven active learning platform adopted by over many colleges and universities, K12 schools, and corporate training clients. Their mission is to transform every classroom into an active, social, and experiential learning community or as they like to say gamified learning. Today we are chatting with...

Duration:00:32:03

Dr. Matthew Courtney, educator, researcher, and policy maker In Conversation Edx Education (USA)

5/23/2022
Episode 51: Heather Welch from Edx Education will be in Conversation with Dr. Matthew Courtney, Educator, Researcher, and Policy Maker Matthew specializes in using data and research to support schools and teachers as they work to improve teaching and learning. His vision is to provide high quality, evidence-informed education for every child in every classroom. He will explain this in more detail for our listeners. Today we are chatting with Matthew about the importance of data in...

Duration:00:31:05

Brantley Turner Education Management Expert, Principal In Conversation with Edx Education (China/USA)

5/4/2022
Episode 50: Brantley Turner, Education Management Expert, Currently Principal, American International school Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School, In Conversation with Edx Education Brantley is recognised for her pioneering work with East-West school leadership and impeccable Chinese communication skills. A pending Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in International Business with a specialization in Higher Education from International School of Management. Today we are chatting with Brantley...

Duration:00:35:45

Dawn Rigby Author, Early years teacher, lecturer, in Conversation with Edx Education (UK)

4/29/2022
Episode 49: Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in Conversation with Dawn Rigby, Author, Early years teacher, lecturer, Dawn Is an educator passionate about early years children’s growth and development. Her recent book with Debra Hastings is Making play work in early years settings, tales from the sand pit. She believes that young children need a special environment in which to grow and deserve to have practitioners who are inspiring, dynamic, reflective and passionate about...

Duration:00:41:35

Jill Carter Psychotherapist, founder of Sand Play, Creative Arts & Trauma Training in Conversation with Edx Education (UK)

3/18/2022
Esp 48 - Jill Carter Psychotherapist, founder of Sand Play, Creative Arts & Trauma Training in Conversation with Heather Welch Edx Education We all love to play and to me sand play sounds like a lot of fun, however for Jill it is a lot more than just fun. Jill Carter is a pioneer of Integrative and Trauma-Informed Sandplay® and Art. Her courses integrate traditional talking therapies with creative media such as sandplay, art, meditation, music and movement. Today we are chatting with Jill...

Duration:00:22:46

Tressa Pankovits, Co- Director of Re-inventing America’s Schools n Conversation with Edx Education (USA)

2/27/2022
Episode 47 - Heather Welch, Edx Education in Conversation with Tressa Pankovits, Co- Director of Re-inventing America’s Schools Tressa is a lawyer in domestic and international education policy, management, and operations. A national thought leader and passionate advocate for autonomous school models. Today we are chatting with Tressa about the benefits of a 21st century education model, tends educational policy change, what needs to change and how they are going about it. Here are the...

Duration:00:31:28

Euan Wilmshurst – Head of Advocacy & Communication, The Lego Foundation In Conversation with Edx Education. (Netherlands)

2/13/2022
Episode 46- Heather Welch, Edx Education today we will be in conversation Euan Wilmshurst – Head of Advocacy and Communication The Lego Foundation Euan is part of Foundation’s senior leadership team, responsible for advocacy, communication and strategic partnerships across the organisation, building a future in which learning through play empowers children to become creative, engaged, lifelong learners on a global scale. Today we are chatting with Euan on learning through play, importance...

Duration:00:21:30

LaTasha Simms Education Expert and founder 3llc Consulting in conversation Edx Education (USA)

1/10/2022
Episode 45- Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in conversation LaTasha Simms Education Expert and founder 3llc Consulting LaTasha Simms has more than a decade of international education experience. She has been facilitating, designing, and developing higher education across south-east Asia. Her research interests include student needs analysis and best teaching and learning practices. Today we are chatting with LaTasha about providing education for all and her journey for...

Duration:00:33:05

Christian Ulrich, Executive Board, Spielwarenmesse In Conversation with Edx Education

12/27/2021
Episode 44 - Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in conversation Christian Ulrich, Spokesperson of the Executive Board at Spielwarenmesse, Managing Director of the agency “Die roten Reiter . He is responsible for marketing, corporate communication as well as press relations, oversees the development of new business opportunities. The Business Administration graduate launched his career as a Consultant for the agency group Serviceplan. This was followed by positions as...

Duration:00:20:46

Hannah Peckham, Children’s Author, Counsellor In Conversation with Edx Education (UK)

12/15/2021
Episode 43 - Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in conversation, Hannah Peckham, Children’s Author, voice over `artist, Social worker founder Little Bodhi Books. Hannah first book was Conker the Chameleon who is a little different to all the other chameleon and is desperate to fit in. He goes on a lovely journey, lots of great messages for children in the book. However Hannah has just published CLIMB her 2nd book in November which is very exciting. Today we are chatting with...

Duration:00:26:21

Tessia Brival, Author, owner of Les Petits Bellots In Conversation with Edx Education (UK)

12/13/2021
Episode 42- Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in conversation Tessia Brival, owner of Les Petits Bellots, a French-English bilingual creche in London, Author, just published a book ("Rejuvenated Mums Make Happy Kids") Tessia quickly learnt that parenting is the most amazing experience but can also be unbearably tough without the right support. Recognising her own need, Tessia embarked on a journey to support other mothers and enrich the lives of their children with the...

Duration:00:24:19