toddlers

Teaching Empathy to Infants and Toddlers

Jackie Silberg with Christine Nelson

pic Developing empathy and sympathy is an essential social skill for infants and toddlers. In this segment you'll learn why children who learn empathy and sympathy at an early age become faster, better, life-time learners. Our guest shares specific tips for parents and caregivers.
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How Singing Songs with Infants and Toddlers Helps Brain Development

Jackie Silberg with Carla Hannaford

pic Music can play a major role in the early development of very young children. Tune in and discover the science behind how singing to your infants and using music in the classroom can put children on the right track for learning.
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Challenging Behavior May Signal Extraordinary Talent in Children

Jackie Silberg with Howard Glasser

pic What many teachers and parents routinely label as bad or troublesome behavior in infants and toddlers are often the seeds of remarkable talent. This segment discusses how to recognized and cultivate the early markers of talent and, more importantly, how to avoid mislabeling or squelching young talent before it blossoms.
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Reading and Responding to The Emotions of Infants and Toddlers

Jackie Silberg with J. Ronald Lally

pic Recent insights gleaned from neuroscience is shedding new light on the emotions of infants and toddlers. The research supports some of the traditional notions while turning other bits of conventional wisdom upside down. This segment introduces teachers and parents to the evolved best practices for reading and responding to the emotions of very young children.
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Power Struggles: When Young Children Become Defiant

Jackie Silberg with Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

pic It can be a teacher's or parent's worst nightmare. When a child becomes defiant almost any untrained caregiver can find him or herself locked in a power struggle with a recalcitrant toddler. Our guest shares strategies and insights to avoid the often fruitless battles.
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