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 Podcast Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel discuss the difference between punishment and discipline. Our hosts share the ways we as caregivers can support learning in children by using positive guidance and discipline techniques. Reasons to focus on positive discipline techniques are discussed.(Length: 11:44)
Change is inevitable in life. Young children experience many changes in their young lives. Join Priscilla Weigel and Dea Anderson as they share useful tips that provide stability for children transitioning to a new group setting within their child care environments.(Length: 09:19)
Encouragement and Effective Praise (Part 2): Priscilla and Cindy take the message of Part 1 on why we praise children and broaden the discussion with specific examples of effective encouragement. How do we respond to children in ways that help them feel successful and competent? Why is this important to their social emotional development? Tune in to hear more.(Length: 12:04)
In the first part of a two-part series on praise and effective encouragement for young children, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel will examine why it is important to use words that encourage a sense of accomplishment and competence in children. Why do we praise children? What makes for effective interchanges? Please listen for tips and tools for talking with your children.(Length: 12:04)
Promoting Attachment in the Child Care Program: Your Role Matters! (Part 3)(Length: 13:27)
In Part 2 of our series on attachment, Dea Anderson speaks in more detail about how attachment can manifest in young children and some of the factor that influence attachment. When we understand influences like temperament or trauma, we can build stronger relationships with each child we care for.(Length: 10:14)