Why Outdoor Activities Are Important to Learning

Rae Pica with Angela Hanscom and  Debra Pierce

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If you've ever wondered whether outdoor play matters, this episode will confirm why taking kids outside is critical to learning.

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Tips for Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum

Rae Pica with Dr. Tricia Shelton, Melanie Link Taylor

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At some point in your career in the classroom, you will likely encounter students who are on the autism spectrum. In this segment, we offer some practical guidelines. 

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Is It Time to Dump Calendar Time and Letter of the Week?

Rae Pica with Heather Shumaker, Amanda Morgan, MS, Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.

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We've been doing calendar time and letter of the week with young children for so long that for many the benefits are taken for granted. New research is challenging the value of these practices, so today we seek guidance from some early childhood experts. 

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What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Learning and Vision

Rae Pica with Wendy B. Rosen, Jason Flom

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Vision issues can be an impediment to learning that is missed by teachers and school nurses. Standard vision screening does not catch all of the vision related maladies that can impact learning.  

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Making STEM Learning Intentional

Rae Pica with Deirdre Englehart, Jill Berkowicz

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While most early childhood teachers are comfortable with learning centers, fewer probably would say they’re comfortable with STEM (science, technology, engineering). Join us as we talk about how STEM themes can be integrated into centers to promote creativity and higher-level thinking.

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