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What if everybody understood child development? What if all education policies were made with that understanding in mind? What if all education questions were approached from the perspective of the student? What if schools and the school day were planned with the needs of students in mind? What if all programs, projects, problems, and edtech solutions were truly student-centric? Tune in to Studentcentricity and get strategies for teaching with students at the center of the learning process.

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What if everybody understood child development? What if all education policies were made with that understanding in mind? What if all education questions were approached from the perspective of the student? What if schools and the school day were planned with the needs of students in mind? What if all programs, projects, problems, and edtech solutions were truly student-centric? Tune in to Studentcentricity and get strategies for teaching with students at the center of the learning process.

    Preparing Young Children for the Future

    Preparing Young Children for the Future

    Our guest believes that good intentions are inappropriately skewing our thinking about preparing young kids for learning. Follow: @bamradionetwork @SuzanneBouffard @raepica1 #edchat #edreform #ece #earlyed #AskingWhatIf Suzanne Bouffard is a writer, developmental psychologist, and author of The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children. You can find her articles at suzannebouffard.com or follow her on Twitter

    • 10 min
    How Your Emotions and Moods Impact Students in Your Classroom

    How Your Emotions and Moods Impact Students in Your Classroom

    Our emotions impact our connections with the students in our classrooms. What do we need to know to manage our feelings and moods well?

    Follow: @bamradionetwork @hollyelissabrun @raepica1

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    Holly Elissa Bruno, MA, JD, award-winning and best-selling author specializing in emotionally
    intelligent leadership and preventing legal risks, is an international keynote speaker. iTunes
    ranked her radio program, Heart to Heart Conversations on Leadership: Your Guide to Making a
    Difference in its top 200 k-12 podcasts.

    • 10 min
    Rehearsing for Death: Shifting to Safety Drills That Do No Harm

    Rehearsing for Death: Shifting to Safety Drills That Do No Harm

    Putting young students in a closet, locking the doors, and pulling down the shades. We call these safety drills. Young students can be traumatized by these exercises. Is there a better way?

    Amanda Nickerson is an associate professor and director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. She has written 4 books and over 65 journal articles. Launa Hall is a classroom teacher and a writer. She writes on early childhood education topics and teaches in a Title I elementary school in northern Virginia. Lesley Koplow is a clinical social worker, teacher and author who lives in New York City. She is the founding Director of Emotionally Responsive Practice at Bank Street College, founder of Networks for Schools That Heal and a psychotherapist in private practice.

    • 11 min
    R-E-S-P-E-C-T: How to Cultivate Mutual Respect in Your Classroom

    R-E-S-P-E-C-T: How to Cultivate Mutual Respect in Your Classroom

    The coarseness of the world has invaded our classrooms. How can we cultivate respect between students and for teachers? Follow: @bamradionetwork @raepica1 #edchat #edreform #ece #earlyed #AskingWhatIf Karen Stephens, MS in Education is Director Emeritus of Illinois State University Child Care Center after serving since 1976. She previously taught child development and early childhood program management for the ISU Family and Consumer Sciences Department. She is author of the textbook Child Care Today: Becoming an Early Childhood Professional. Nancy Flanagan is a retired teacher, with 31 years as a K-12 Music specialist in the Hartland, Michigan schools. She is co-founder of the Network of Michigan Educators.

    • 11 min
    Makerspaces in Early Childhood: Something Old, Something New

    Makerspaces in Early Childhood: Something Old, Something New

    Makerspaces are the rage in early childhood classrooms. Join us for a walk through the what, why, and how of makerspaces. Follow: @bamradionetwork @raepica1 @cateheroman #edchat #edreform #ece #earlyed #AskingWhatIf Cate Heroman is an early childhood consultant and author of numerous publications including NAEYC’s best seller Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges with Young Children. Cate is currently Board Chair of Knock Knock Children’s Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and has a keen interest in maker education in both schools and in informal settings.

    • 10 min
    Teaching Students Inclusion and Anti-Bias: What Works

    Teaching Students Inclusion and Anti-Bias: What Works

    We can never fully understand people with identities different from our own. So how do we go about teaching inclusion and anti-bias effectively?

    Follow: @bamradionetwork @raepica1 @Moniquemarsh68

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    Monique Marshall, a 28-year veteran educator, is currently a 5th grade teacher in an independent school in Los Angeles, and a committed diversity, equity and social inclusion educator and consultant. She offers workshops to school communities interested in understanding what best practice Multicultural Curriculum can look like in elementary school classrooms.

    • 10 min

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