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Building Relationships with Challenging Children

Mark Ginsberg and Rae Pica with Dan Gartrell

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This segment is about those "special" children in your class. They don't do what you want them to do, they do what you don't want them to do, and you don't know what to do about it. In this segment Dan Gartrell explains why some children seem more challenging than others and provides practical tips for dealing with them.

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3 Causes of Teacher Burnout

Mark Ginsberg and Rae Pica with Joshua Sparrow, MD

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Teacher burnout is a large problem that contributes to high turnover among early childhood professionals. This segment identifies the causes, how to spot the indicators and more importantly how to prevent burnout altogether. Dr. Joshua Sparrow offers four specific coping strategies.

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Curtailing High Turnover Among Early Childhood Educators

Mark Ginsberg and Rae Pica with Holly Elissa Bruno

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This month we discuss the causes and consequences of high turnover among early childhood educators and, more importantly, what can be done to retain staff. Holly Elissa Bruno shares key insights about why people stay and gives guidance on how to use these insights to hold on to your best people.

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Underpaid Early Childhood Professionals: Finding the Path to Better Pay.

Mark Ginsberg and Rae Pica with Marcy Whitebook, Ph.D.

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A teacher in a preschool with a bachelors degree typically earns $10-15k less a year than a kindergarten teacher with similar preparations. This segment discuss new insights and developments that may drive increased salaries for early childhood workers and identifies some steps individuals can take to secure better pay.

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