Discovery Child Development Center brings you a podcast to help answer many of the most common, and most challenging issues facing preschoolers and families.
Learning Through Play (Part 2) - Episode 51
Lisa Murphy, author of Play: The Foundation of Children's Learning and founder and CEO of Ooey Gooey, Inc. joins us for Part 2 of our discussion on the importance of play and how to incorporate into the daily lives of children.
Avoiding Challenging Behavior Through Active Learning Games and Activities - Ep. 50
Rae Pica returns for a conversation with Mike about her new book, Acting Out: Avoid Behavior Challenges with Active Learning Games and Activities. They discuss why children need movement and play, and the positive effects they have on learning and behavior.
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Advocating for Early Childhood Education with NC Senator Jeff Jackson
North Carolina Senator Jeff Jackson joins us to discuss why it is important for parents, educators, and community members to advocate for early childhood education. We talk about ways to bring awareness to the issue and how to help influence policy at the state and local level.
Learning Through Play (Part 1) - Episode 47
Lisa Murphy, author of Play: The Foundation of Children's Learning and founder and CEO of Ooey Gooey, Inc, joins us to discuss why play should be an essential element of every child's day. In Part 1, we discuss what playful learning looks like and the many ways it benefits children.
Teaching Kids to Think - Episode 46
Authors Darlene Sweetland and Ron Stolberg join us to talk about their book Teaching Kids to Think: Raising Confident, Independent, and Thoughtful Children in an Age of Instant Gratification. We discuss ways families can begin to implement the strategies and recommendations from the book to help them raise children to become independent, thoughtful, and able to solve their own problems.
Educational Rights - Episode 45
Blaire Malkin, an attorney at Mountain State Justice, joins us to talk about the legal rights of students and their families. We discuss how to advocate for your child, what types of services and supports are available, and how to access them and more.
Mike, host of the Preschool and Beyond podcast, highlights all aspects of family, parenting and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
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