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What Type of Teacher Are You, Lone Ranger or Team Player?

Rae Pica with Holly Elissa Bruno, Gigi Schweikert, Susan Ochshorn

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If you were surprised to discover that to be a good early childhood teacher you have to play well with teachers as well as children, this segment is for you. Learn how to move from unintentional lone ranger to a proactive, collaborative member of your school's team of top teachers.

Follow: @hollyelissabrun @ECEPolicyWorks @gigschweikert @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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What to Do with Students Who Feel Entitled to Succeed without Effort

Rae Pica with Robert J. MacKenzie, Jean M. Twenge, Steve Reifman, Jon X

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Decades of telling children that they are special has engendered a generation of students who feel entitled to good grades and special treatment without being encumbered by the need to earn them. The fallout creates many challenges for teachers who must deal with this sense of entitlement in their classrooms. Our guests offer perspective, practical insights, and solutions.

Follow: @stevereifman @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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What To Do When Good Lesson Plans Go Wrong

Rae Pica with Bruce Oliver, Sarah Brown Wessling, Jason Flom, Nancy Blair 

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What should a teacher do when a great lesson plan takes a wrong turn and starts heading south? Our guests toss you a lifeline to grab when you feel yourself and your lesson plan going under.

Follow: @jasonflom @Blairteach @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork 

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What Savvy Teachers Know About Managing Disruptive Student Behavior

Rae Pica with Kaye Otten, Nancy Rappaport, Jessica Lahey, Nancy Flanagan

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Managing challenging behavior is part and parcel of being a classroom teacher. In this segment our guests explore the drivers of disruptive behaviors, discuss traditional methods of responding to disruptive students and offer proven strategies.

Follow: @docrappaport @jesslahey @NancyFlanagan bodymindchild @bamradionetwork
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What is the Best Way to Assess the Progress of Young Children?

Rae Pica with Margo Dichtelmiller, Barbara Ann Nilsen, Ed.D, Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.

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There are a number of approaches to assessing a child's progress in early childhood settings. Some are formal and rely on a standardized approach. Others are more individualized and rely primarily on observation. Our guests in this segment weigh in on the best ways to assess young children.

Follow: @teach_preschool @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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