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What I Learned This Year About Managing Student Stress

Rae Pica with Cheryl Mizerny, Denise Pope, Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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There is quite a bit of research on the impact of stress on students.  In short stress impedes learning and can cause an array of maladies. In this segment we explore ways to reduce student stress.

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What Are the Best Ways to Invest in Early Childhood Education?

Daniel Witte, J.D., W. Steven Barnett, Ph.D., Lisa Guernsey 

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Most people would agree that investing in early education is a good idea, but the question is how. In this segment we explore the factors to be considered to get the most out of investments in early childhood education.

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War, Gun, and Superhero Play. Good or Bad?

Rae Pica with Gerard Jones, Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Lisa Guernsey ,

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There is a school of thought that argues that children need superheroes and make-believe violence to process the realities of the world around them. On the other side of this argument is the school that advocates for banning war play and a zero-tolerance policy toward violent play. Is fantasy violence a good thing or a bad thing? Does this kind of play blur the distinction between fantasy and reality? Is there a link between war play and the increasing violence we are seeing among children?

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Victims of Excellence: Teaching Children to Learn from Mistakes, Parents to Allow Them

Rae Pica with Dr. Fernette Eide, Alina Tugend, Fran Simon

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Learning from mistakes is one of those notions that is easier said than done. In fact, the way teachers and parents react when children make mistakes says volumes to young children and can impact them for the rest of their lives. Our guests share insights on encouraging a willingness to make mistakes and to learn from them. Hint: It starts with you.

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Using Social Media with Parents: What Works, What to Avoid

Rae Pica with Kathy Cook, Erin Klein, Joe Mazza

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Social media is potentially a powerful tool for connecting with parents. What is required to make parent/teacher social media work?

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