Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Inclusion Matters is a podcast produced by CICC. Early childhood experts discuss a wide array of important topics for early childhood professionals.
In Part 2 of our series on attachment, Beth Menninga and Dr. Mary Harrison discuss how early childhood educators can promote strong relationships between caregivers and very young children through responsive, consistent caregiving.(Length: 10:05)
This CICC podcast in the first in a series focusing on attachment during the first two years of life, and the role that early educators play in this important social emotional process. Beth Menninga welcomes Dr. Mary Harrison as a guest speaker and they kick off the series by defining attachment, describing when we begin to see attachment behaviors and what those look like with infants and toddlers.(Length: 16:19)
There are specific things you can do to improve the way your group moves through the transitions present in your schedule. Brenda Lowe shares these with Priscilla Weigel in this podcast.
Planning is essential when you are setting children up to move through a transition. Priscilla Weigel and Brenda Lowe discuss three steps to help you determine if a transition needs to stay or go in the schedule of your day.(Length: 9:30)
Priscilla Weigel and Brenda Lowe discuss the need for transitions as a planned part of the day. The two share about the behaviors that can occur during a transitions and how understanding and observation can help you decide whether all of your transitions are necessary.(Length: 10:29)
What do you need to have in place to welcome and provide nurturing care to all children? Priscilla Weigel and CICC coach Kris Hellwig walk through some of the essential components that create success for all children, regardless of their needs. They discuss ways to set up your environment, teach tools and activities, and answer questions honestly and clearly.(Length: 9:58)