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Using Humor to Get Students to the Top of Bloom's Taxonomy

Rae Pica with Ed Dunkelblau, Diana Loomans, Melanie Link Taylor 

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Humor used well can be an amazing tool for engaging students and bringing joy into your classroom. Tune in for some tips on how to get students laughing and thinking more. 

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Understanding the Teacher-Parent Communications Gap

Rae Pica with Jennifer Prior, Laurie Linblad, & Deborah Stewart

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In America, early childhood professionals often look at parents as pests rather than partners in the education process. Some teachers dread the prospect of meeting with parents, and parents often are less than thrilled with their interactions with teachers. This segment looks at barriers to teacher-parent collaboration and offers bridge-building strategies.

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Understanding Different Learning Styles

Rae Pica with Sue Wilkinson 

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Every child has a unique learning style. One-size-fits-all education approaches can lead to children being mislabeled as difficult or learning disabled. Sue explains how different children process information and offers tips for identifying and working with each child's learning.

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Understanding the Child's Mind-Body Connection

Rae Pica with Carla Hannaford

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Neurophysiologist Carla Hannaford says the whole body is an instrument of learning – that learning does not just occur through the eyes and the ears. Listen as Dr. Hannaford explains the mind/body connection and the role of movement in your children’s cognitive and brain development.

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Trusting Students to Lead Their Learning: Does It Really Work? If So, How?

Rae Pica with David Ginsburg, Ariel Sacks, Vicki Davis, Josh Stumpenhorst 

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A growing number of teachers are embracing the notion of empowering students to control and lead their own learning. However, many teachers push back on this emerging model for various reasons. In this segment we explore the viability of student-directed learning and ask those who embrace it to share the keys to making the model work.

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