This week on The Preschool Podcast, we revisit an episode with Tom Hobson (aka Teacher Tom). We discuss his thoughts on how early childhood educators can work together to face the challenges of reopening after COVID-19 while maintaining the engagement that they receive from learning through play.
The week on the 300th episode (!!) of The Preschool Podcast, we are honored to welcome Shawn D. Byrd, Founder and Executive Director of the SYMI Academy. Shawn is also our 2021 Early Childhood Educator of the Year and he joins us for our 300th podcast episode!! Shawn decided to champion the cause of community youth after witnessing years of violence and conflict and its’ direct effect on the lives of the community’s greatest hope and most vital resource; young people. We discuss how to teach STREAM in the classroom and he gives some amazing tips!
The week on The Preschool Podcast, we are honored to welcome Paula Jackson, Director of Global Citizenship at Barefoot Books. Paula has lived in three continents and seen the effects that positive early childhood experiences have in establishing a solid foundation for life. Children are born with open hearts and creative and curious minds. This, unfortunately, shifts as they become older. We learn all about global citizenship and how it impacts early childhood educators!
This week we are excited to welcome Nancy Kopman to The Preschool Podcast. Nancy Kopman is an Educational Children's Music Specialist, Recording Artist, and Performer. Nancy has been creating, testing, developing, recording, and performing her short, catchy, educational songs for children 0-10 for over 20 years. In this week’s podcast, we dive deep into how to use music as a learning tool to regulate, guide and assure children. Nancy provides many tangible tips for immediate use in a classroom or home!