For Early Childhood Teachers and the Instructional Leaders who support them. This podcast gives you a thoughtful, informative look at the most important issues and topics in the ECE field. Hosted by a 30+ year veteran with wide ranging experience in Head Start, Child Care, and public schools, Every Child's Champion brings teachers and those who care about them needed supports, encouragement, inspiration, and FUN. Each week you will be challenged to take something specific back into your workplace and put it into practice. A great place to boost your reflective practice and absorb some new info and ENERGY for the most difficult work on the planet!
018_Returning to School During Covid19: Getting off to a Great Start!
When returning to school after a quarantine, follow some key recommendations so you can ensure a healthy and smooth return, getting everyone off to a great start!
017_Helping Children Learn to Self Regulate
Help children get a handle on difficult emotions and learn calming strategies, so that they can handle stressful situations.
How to Actually Enjoy Your Job During Stressful Times
Never was creating a safe, consistent learning space for our students more important than it is at this very moment. And never was there a more critical time for guarding and championing our own health and mental health! Find out how.
Think Up! Becoming a More Intentional Teacher
Challengs yourself to become a more reflective, more intentional teacher! We will talk about some of the key characteristics and behaviors of a highly intentional teacher.
Create the Wonder! Science in the Early Childhood Classroom
We’ll talk about standards, learning objectives, planning, and questioning strategies you can use to promote inquiry, exploration, experimentation, and how to capture that sense of wonder that’s so, so important! With an open mind and an expanded view, we realize that there’s science in EVERYTHING, and we can capitalize on children’s innate curiosity and inquisitiveness to achieve high levels of engagement and open the doors for so much rich learning and deeper understandings of the world all around them. In a classroom heavily focused on scientific processes and concepts, opportunities to embed literacy and math skills abound!
How to Slay the ECERS-3 Math Items! Part 2
This episode helps PreK teachers gain a deeper understanding of Items #24 and 25 from the ECERS-3.