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|Follow Along Program: Minnesota Department of Health
|Our guest Michele Kvikstad, Program Coordinator for Follow Along in Minnesota joins us to share about this wonderful free program for families. Michele highlights the way the Follow Along Program helps support caregivers of infants and young children to track their child's development and let you know if your child is playing, talking, growing, moving, and behaving like other children the same age. Listen and learn more about this great free resource for families. https://www.health.state.mn.us/mnfap
|Attachment: Supporting Parent Child Relationships and Separation
|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.
|Caring for Multi Aged Groups in a Family Child Care Setting
|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.
|Curriculum from the Perspective of Infants and Toddlers: Part Three
|In part 3 of this three part series of podcasts on infant and toddler curriculum, Cindy Croft, Priscilla Weigel and Beth Menninga describe three important learning contexts and the use of a cycle of planning, observing and adapting to implement curriculum.
|Curriculum from the Perspective of Infants and Toddlers: Part Two
|In Part 2 of this three part series of podcasts on infant and toddler curriculum, Cindy Croft, Priscilla Weigel and Beth Menninga describe how three key developmental tasks can inform curriculum planning.
|KIDS, SLEEP AND COVID-19
|Research shows that quality sleep is essential when it comes to health for both children and adults. Ensuring that your child gets an adequate amount of quality sleep can help boost their immune system and keep families healthy. This is a high priority during COVID-19, but also vital for health year-round.
|Multilingual Learner Support through WIDA Early Years
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 952-594-2745.
|Routines ( the Importance of Schedule , how to implement effective scheduling. ) in Somali
|Marak dhallaanka iyo socodbaradka ay qayb ka yihiin waxqabadyada iyo caadooyinka caadiga ah ee la yaqaan, waxay la koraan xiriirka dadka ay la falgalaan waxayna helaan dareen lahaanshaha iyo isku kalsooni iyo kalsooni dheeraad ah marka hawl maalmeedkooda la saadaaliyo lana yaqaan. Jadwal maalinle ah oo joogto ah iyo nidaamyo tallaabo tallaabo ah ayaa carrurta siinayo maalin la saadaalin karo. Jadwalka iyo niddamka joogtada ah ee goobta daryeelk kooxda iyo gurigaba waxay caawiyaan carruurta.
|Supporting Breast Feeding in Child Care
|Public Health Nurse and owner of MN Child Care Health Consultants, Sarah Hawley, joins us on this episode to share ways early childhood professionals can create a “breastfeeding friendly” child care setting. Sarah highlights the health benefits of breastfeeding and the ways that supporting this personal parent decision can enhance the overall setting.
|"Just Breathe" Helps Kids Deal with Emotions
|"Just Breathe" is a short film that can be used to help children deal with emotions. Emotional responses are hard to navigate at any age. Figuring out how and what you are physically feeling is particularly challenging when you're feeling things like rage, sadness, disgust, and confusion for the first time. Sometimes, though, the best thing to do is just breathe.