28 episodes

The Illinois Early Learning Project is a source of evidence-based, reliable information for parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children.

Illinois Early Learning Project IEL

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

The Illinois Early Learning Project is a source of evidence-based, reliable information for parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children.

    Food Allergies and Young Children

    Food Allergies and Young Children

    In this episode, we talk with Dr. Ruchi Gupta and Sarah Valaika from the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR) about caring for children with food allergies in the early childhood classroom.

    • 19 min
    AAC and Belonging: Communication and Friendships

    AAC and Belonging: Communication and Friendships

    AAC and Belonging: Communication and Friendships by IEL

    • 33 min
    Building Literacy Through Reggio Emilia Inspiration

    Building Literacy Through Reggio Emilia Inspiration

    In this episode, we interview Dr. Ali Lewis, director of University Primary School at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and talk about integrating early literacy in a Reggio Emilia–inspired program.

    • 28 min
    Anti-Ableism in Preschool: How Do We Talk About It?

    Anti-Ableism in Preschool: How Do We Talk About It?

    Anti-Ableism in Preschool: How Do We Talk About It? by IEL

    • 38 min
    Teaming in the PreK Classroom

    Teaming in the PreK Classroom

    This podcast episode features prekindergarten teacher Mickey Gilbert, who shares tips for educators, specialists, and related service providers on teaming together.

    • 23 min
    Nature-Based Preschool: Ideas for Your Classroom

    Nature-Based Preschool: Ideas for Your Classroom

    In this podcast episode, our guest Abbie Frank, founder and executive director of Bluestem Hall Nature School, a nature-based preschool in Urbana, talks about ways to incorporate nature-based education into everyday early childhood classrooms.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

purplefish55 ,

IEL is awesome!

Such a useful program for families and teachers! Each podcast is filled with useful information about young children and the joys/challenges of raising them to be smart, confident people. Keep up the good work!

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