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Not Just Cute, the Podcast: Intentional Whole Child Development for Parents and Teachers of Young Children

Nov 24, 2020

I'm so excited for you to meet Heather Jackson, director of the Reggio-inspired Sunflower School.

In this episode she shares her thoughts on verbs as thematic units, slowing down to capture the true intentions of the children we work with, and the beauty and importance in the magical thinking of childhood.

Whether you...


Oct 15, 2020

Rae Pica is a force to be reckoned with.  With her unapologetic straight-talk, she has been advocating for children and for whole child education for decades, filling shelves of books with her words and inspiring educators around the world. 

 

Her latest book, What if We taught the Way Children Learn, fits the pattern,...


Sep 18, 2020

Today I’m talking with Dr. Nefertiti Poyner of the Devereaux Center for Resilient Children and I’m going to to tell you right now, she is an absolute delight.  Educators and the children they love and teach are being stretched in every direction,  Dr. Poyner shares some of the principles that create the...


Aug 14, 2020

It’s back to school time, and normally that means getting back to the structure of something familiar….but this year is totally different.  And it’s different for each of you. 

I’ve been thinking about how to kick off this new school year, with a pep talk of sorts, and somehow address all of the challenges and...


Jul 10, 2020

Today I’m talking with Vanessa Levin, experienced early childhood educator and creator of the wildly popular site Pre-K Pages, which is chock full of activities and resources for early childhood teachers.  She’s an accomplished trainer and advocate who’s passionate about helping educators teach well AND save...