In this week’s episode, we discuss the impact of relationship-based teaching that involves the educator as much as it does the child. In our conversation with Dr. Bailey, we learn about the neuroscience that informs the Conscious Discipline program and practical applications of the methodology. The program encourages a positive approach towards teaching and has impacted the lives of millions of children, parents and educators around the world.
If you are looking to learn about how to apply self-awareness when working with children and be inspired by the impact that it has had over the last 20-years, then stay tuned for this episode of the preschool podcast!
In this week’s episode, we take a closer look at creating alignment between planning in the boardroom and practice in the classroom.
In our conversation with, Carole AlKahouaji, we dive deeper into the scenarios that teachers and administrators face when working with the many moving parts of running a program. We discuss the different methodologies in an early childhood education setting, how foster a healthy relationship between teachers and parents as well as the importance of seeing teachers as professionals -- valuing them for the work that they do.
We compare the way different countries implement their programming, from Germany, Italy, France, Japan and more. Particularly the different emphases on maintaining teacher well-being in order to create a low-stress environment that promotes play and active community building for young children.
In this week’s episode, we learn about improving the quality of child care through creating professional learning communities with our first international guest, Wendy Oke from Ireland.
In this insightful conversation, we talk about the inspiration behind KazooCare.com, a soon-to-be online community where parents, teachers and early learning advocates can empower each other through making quality resources and mentorship accessible.
We also focus on the importance of investing in our teachers through supporting them and increasing the appreciation for early childhood education by starting conversations. This is all so that children, no matter who they are or where they are from can have access to a quality education.
If you’re a parent, an educator or an advocate looking for inspiration on how to support our teachers then stay tuned for this episode of the preschool podcast!
In this week’s episode we get a first hand view into just how impactful quality preschool education can be for a young child.
In this powerful conversation with Liz Huntley, we hear about Liz’s childhood, being raised by her grandmother after her father’s incarceration and her mother’s suicide. Ultimately, the affection, stimulation and support she received through her preschool program saved her life and set her on a path to become a truly inspirational advocate for high-quality pre-k, as well as a successful litigation attorney at Lightfoot, Franklin & White in Birmingham, Alabama. She has also since recounted her childhood in her memoir, ‘More Than A Bird’.
If you’re looking for inspiration on how you can lead an impactful career as an early childhood educator through a powerfully emotional journey then stay tuned for this week’s episode of The Preschool Podcast!
In this week’s episode we discuss some of the key issues facing child care and preschool administrators, focusing in on an issue that almost all administrators face - staffing.
We speak with Lori Buxton, Executive Associate of PROEEA, Professional Early Education Associates, about how to find and manage early childhood education talent by looking inward at who you are as an organization, as opposed to starting with who you want on your team.
If you’re a leader that wants to attract and develop top talent in your preschool by setting yourself apart, then stay tuned for this week’s episode of The Preschool Podcast!