Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Kim Woehl, one of our CICC Coaches and a former licensed family child care provider, joins this episode. Kim has many useful insights as to how to meet the needs of many different children at various ages and stages in the family child care setting. She shares strategies related to building a flexible yet consistent routine, and tip and tricks that calm chaos and meet varied needs.
In this episode Pediatrician, Dr. Kris Gendreau joins us to discuss the ways a child’s pediatrician can help decipher behaviors that may challenge. She notes that behaviors can tell us that a child may be uncomfortable in their body, either due to external factors or internal factors and the pediatrician can dig deeper to decern what may be the cause. Listen to learn more!
(Length: 25: 36)
We welcome Sarah Hawley, RN, BSN, PHN of Minnesota Child Care Health Consultants back to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the inclusion of children with special health needs into your childcare setting. Sarah shares information about the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it pertains to the enrollment of a child with special health needs. We also learn more about the critical importance of the Individualized Child Care Program Plan (ICCPP) and the key collaborative partnership with the family.
For more information on this topic,(Length: 28:07)
WIDA stands for World Class Instructional Design and Assessment and is part of the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research at UW Madison. They are THE experts in working with Multilingual Learners and their families. Listen and learn how to meet one of the new Minnesota Knowledge and Competency Framework new competency areas, Working with Multilingual Learners and their Families. Join us as we welcome Cindy Check and Carmen Cook who are partnering with the MN Department of Education and working to lead this work to share free resources and essential actions for all those working with young children, equipping them to support multilingual learners.
To learn more about the available resources for educators working with young multilingual learners and their families, visit MDE: Multilingual Learners. You will find links to gain access to the WIDA Early Years training as well as additional resources and support.
For information regarding training support, please contact Cindy Check at email@example.com or 952-594-2745.
¿Es el momento de elegir el colegio de tu hijo o hija y no sabes cuándo ni por dónde empezar? Únase a Karina Elze, especialista en RBPD de CICC, mientras habla con Nandi Solorzano, especialista en comunicaciones de las Escuelas Públicas de Minneapolis. Nandi compartirá el proceso sobre cómo y cuándo comenzar a inscribirse al colegio por primera vez con las Escuelas Públicas de Minneapolis.(Length: 21:46)
Únase a Karina Elze, especialista en RBPD en CICC, mientras habla con Susana Villegas, maestra de Pre-K. Ellas compartirán una combinación de estrategias para administrar su salón de clases de Pre-K, abordando estilos de aprendizaje que se enfoquen en los estudiantes y de esta manera motivarlos a aprender más.(Length: 21:44)