51 episodes

Discovery Child Development Center brings you a podcast to help answer many of the most common, and most challenging issues facing preschoolers and families.

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    • 4.5 • 56 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 37 min
    Avoiding Challenging Behavior Through Active Learning Games and Activities - Ep. 50

    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.

    Show Notes: www.discoverychilddevelopmentcenter.com
    Facebook: Facebook.com/preschoolandbeyond

    • 36 min
    Advocating for Early Childhood Education with NC Senator Jeff Jackson

    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.

    • 25 min
    Learning Through Play (Part 1) - Episode 47

    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.

    • 30 min
    Teaching Kids to Think - Episode 46

    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.

    Show Notes
    www.discoverychilddevelopmentcenter.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/preschoolandbeyond

    • 42 min
    Educational Rights - Episode 45

    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.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

Stacey Shapiro ,

Informative awesome parenting podcast!

I am loving this podcast! Host MIke Dlott packs every episode with tons of amazing content, guests, and interviews that will motivate, uplift and inspire you. I highly recommend!

KJPnowL ,

So many takeaways

I love this podcast. The format/structure is great - I receive tangible takeaways that I can actually apply. My baby is only 17 months but still applicable and great to get ahead of some of the development. Thanks for all you do! Keep it up!

Amaskill ,

Great content

Great content! Love the guest speakers and the quick format. My child is not in preschool yet, but I can apply so many things from the podcast to our daily life already. Not to mention, this podcast is helping me look ahead of what is coming our way! Keep up the great work, can’t wait to hear more and more episodes!

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