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

Jun 11, 2021

Matis Miller is the author of the new book, The Uncontrollable Child.  He’s a licensed clinical social worker and therapist and the founder, director, and supervisor of The Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of New Jersey.  Certified in both cognitive and dialectical behavior therapies, Matis brings a unique...


Jan 7, 2021

Show Notes: https://notjustcute.com/podcast/episode40

 

After the U.S.- based National Association for the Education of Young Children – or NAEYC – launched its national accreditation system for early childhood learning programs in the early 1980s, they made an interesting observation.  While their accreditation...


Dec 11, 2020

Several years ago, Pat Rumbaugh was nicknamed “The Play Lady.”  And the nickname stuck.  After spending 25 years getting young people to play through her work as a PE teacher and tennis coach, she co-founded Let’s Play America and took on the task of encouraging people of ALL ages across the nation to prioritize...


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,...