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PreKTeachandPlay.com Podcast

How do you help all children thrive? Get in-depth discussions and insider tips with Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak. Each episode gives access to real-world strategies and tools for dealing with behaviors that are challenging, pressures to “ready” children for Kindergarten, and the goal to build kinder, more inclusive, and more creative classrooms, which address the whole child. The host, Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, has 30 ears of experience in teaching and supporting early educators. You, too can become an ECE {R}evolutionary and reclaim children's right to learn through play, reimagine inclusive classrooms, and revolutionize early care and education.
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 23, 2016

Today's episode is for those who are, or those who have not yet realize they are perfectionist. Today, we'll explore the consequences of our efforts to be perfect as it relates particularly to children's learning and development. Let's dive in and explore the hidden traps of being an early educator who's also a perfectionist.

Apr 17, 2016

Development and learning tend to follow typical or expected progressions. For example, our brains develop from the brain stem up, we develop from the inside of our bodies out, and we go from externally controlled, to internally controlled.

When children struggle to develop or learn, taking a look at where they fall across developmental progressions, may help us discover how best to support them.

In today's episode, we explore several developmental progressions, which can help guide our instructional efforts for children who are struggling. Also, be sure to download this episode's printable, which provides a visual of the 7 progressions.

Apr 1, 2016

Let me explain why a divorce between me and assessment appears to be inevitable.

In this podcast, I share the story of my dissertation- and how I went from infant massage to authentic assessment. This is “how we met” - and you’ll see why I fell head-over-heels for data. But assessment has a few ugly skeletons in his closet, and I just don’t think he has our kids’ best interests at heart.

What do you think? Are you breaking up with assessment, or will you walk on eggshells to keep the peace?

Listen to today’s recording, and discuss at PreKTeachAndPlay.com/1

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