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 this second episode of this two-part series on outdoor play and extending the classroom outside, Brenda Lowe and Dana Ellingson take a deeper dive into the benefits of outdoor play. They discuss the Early Childhood Educator's role in playing outside and also more intentional opportunities utilizing common outdoor and classroom materials that can extend the learning experience that engage children and ignite their natural curiosity.(Length: 18:44)
Part 5 of our series on attachment continues the conversation on helping children cope with separation, and explores the use of transitional objects as supports.(Length: 11:17)
During Part 4 of our series on attachment, Dr. Mary Harrison shifts the focus of our conversation to the topic of separation, and ways early childhood educators promote parent child relationships during arrivals and departures.(Length: 12:09)
Part 3 of our series on attachment continues the conversation about responsive caregiving practices, with a focus on the importance of providing a secure base for infants and toddlers as they begin to explore the world.(Length: 11:03)
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)