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Five Tested Tips for Resolving Conflicts Among Young Children

Rae Pica with Analiisa Reichlin, Betsy Evans, Carol Garboden Murray

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When children fight, should you be a Paris peace negotiator or an Ultimate Fighting Challenge referee? Typically neither teachers nor parents are taught how to manage conflicts between children. Tune in now and get some solid, tested guidance on what to do when children are ready to rumble.

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When Parents and Teachers Disagree About What Is Developmentally Appropriate

Rae Pica with Maureen Gerard, Ph.D., and Anne Henderson

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It's a raging conflict: parents committed to get their children ahead of the educational curve want to see rigorous academic work even in preschool. Teachers trained in developmentally appropriate practice struggle to explain why what looks like play is actually the best way to prepare children at that age. What's a parent/teacher to do? Our guests offer some guidance for resolving this conflict.

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Stress-Based Learning Disabilities in Young Children

Rae Pica with Liz Willen, Dr. Regalena Melrose, Dr. Regina Lamourelle

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Our guests discuss how stress impacts learning in young children and can produce stressed-based learning disabilities with longterm implications. The good news is that stress-based learning disabilities can be reversed with understanding and trained assistance. The segment closes with advice on prevention and stress management.

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It's Not Developmentally Appropriate. So What?

Rae Pica with Dr. Lilian Katz

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While perusing an online teachers forum I saw a discussion about whether calendar is developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. There where many opinions shared. Then one teacher wrote. "I know it's not developmentally appropriate but I do it any way. So what? That's how I was taught." Today we ask our guest, Dr. Lilian Katz: so what?

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Five Reasons Why Children Are Often Burned Out by Third Grade

Rae Pica with Liz Willen, Dr. Regalena Melrose, Dr. Regina Lamourelle

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Today's kids are manifesting alarming levels of stress at earlier and earlier ages. In fact, many children are burned out by the time they get to third grade. The causes are many, diverse, severe, and often underestimated by teachers and parents. As these stressors can have long-lasting effects, our first task is to understand what is stressing our students and children so we can begin to mitigate them. Tune in and find out...

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