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Preschool graduation is the often the first graduation of many for a child. It often marks the end of their first educational experience. It is important that the ceremony is well planned in order for it to be a success. This blog will go through the steps of how to plan a meaningful graduation.
We will have Llana back for this episode and we be discussing qualities of a great early childhood program, from choosing a school, to dealing with problems with teachers, and being in the director's office. It will get messy and it will get real! How to find and foster the best relationship with the school, teachers to better help your child grow while in a school setting. We also discussed preschool philosophies and questions to ask while interviewing preschools. Links on our facebook page or some great information is on PBS.org
Let's get real and down to business, up in your business, lets face it we all work hard raising our kids!
Are you a first time parent with a tiny little tot that is ready to start preschool? Do you know what to look for in a school? It is a huge decision since you are trusting your little person to another person's care. Plus, their preschool learning will affect how prepared they are for Kindergarten. Listen in as a child specialist walks us through the process of choosing the right preschool for your little one.
The Montessori experience at an early age prepares children at a later age to be able to isolate, classify, discriminate, analyze, and use critical thinking skills. It is the basis for creative learning and intellectual curiosity.” ~ Dr. Maria Montessori
When children come to Montessori Academy of Chapel Hill Preschool they enter a Children’s House. In the Children’s House, children as young as three and as old as six, learn side-by-side. Younger children observe higher lessons and get excited about the next level. Older students self-confidently guide younger peers. By grouping in this way, Teachers are able to guide the continuous progress of the child in the most productive and nurturing manner. Read more at the website....
Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP, from teachmetotalk.com and developmental interventionist Kelly Nelson, from Playing is Learning on Facebook, as they discuss tips for parents who are sending toddlers to preschool for the very first time. This is a BONUS show in addition to the regularly scheduled show this week!
A number of recent studies have showed a significant correlation between quality early childhood education programming and success in high school and college. Our guests on November 13 (2pm) will talk about what children need to know and be able to do for school success.
Clarisse Mendoza is the Deputy Chief of Academic Affairs for the UNO Charter Network in Chicago, IL Prior to her work at UNO, Clarisse was the founding Chief Operating Officer for Early Stages-the District of Columbia Public Schools early childhood diagnostic division which insured that all children ages 3-5 in the district received the services they needed for a strong school start.
Rose McKenzie is the Early Childhood Division Director at New Opportunities Inc in Waterbury, CT. Her background includes over 24 years in the education and childcare field. She was a federal reviewer of HeadStart Programs for over 10 years conducting reviews in Region I & II. She is also a member of the CT HeadStart Association.
Join us for an amazing discussion!
What to Expect at PreSchool?
What's Mom going to Do? Do I have to Share? Will I Make Friends? Where Do I Sit?
Now that we know YOU, What do YOU DO?
Parent, family and Friends start in Creating and Building moral character in children, so that they are responsible caring people using life lessons in teaching; humility, respect, honesty, courage and generosity.
Join Aunt Jewel Bedtime Stories on Sunday evening at 7:30 (EST) to get the Kids to bed Early. They & We need our Rest :)
Listen to Stories and Sing Songs with Co-host Starfish and You the audience. Tune in Children, Moms, Dads, Nana, Poppi and others.
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Join Denise as she chats with early childhood education expert/advocate, Michelle Figlar, on practical ways parents and caregivers can foster learning in children ages 0-5. Michelle also encourages parents to advocate for their children's education early on and gives specific steps and resources on how to be your child's voice. Michelle is the executive director of The Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC), an affiliate of The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). For more information, please visit http://www.paeyc.org/ and http://www.prekforpa.org/
ABOUT TINNIE GARLINGTON: Born and raised in Atlanta GA Tinnie Garlington has always had a passion for teaching. At preschool age Tinnie would tell the class “don’t listen to the teacher, listen to me". As she grew older "life" happened and she became a mother at the age of 14. A high school drop out with no one to turn to but God, she decided at the age of 20 to go back to school to obtain her GED.
FAST FORWARD: Tinnie"s hopes is that her first book titled "Don't Look Back, Look Forward" will capture the attention of those who are looking for a way forward and encourage them to never give up and allow the hard times to serve as a solid foundation for growth and a positive future.
ABOUT RENEE WIGGINS: Registered Dietitian | Certified Health and Wellness Coach| Christian Wellness Coach|Best-selling Author | Radio Host Renee Wiggins, mission is to help people achieve optimum health through nutrition, fitness, and stress management. Renee Wiggins, has mentored, trained and changed lives in the health and wellness industry for more than 20 years. A strong believer and encourager in living an authentic, healthy lifestyle. Renee specializes in designing customized lifestyle programs that are tailored to client’s needs; Goals and habits. Her desire is to help people in developing Spiritual Body Building, Change Your Mind, Change Your Temple, Change Your Life.
The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.
This week's topic is “The Life of Joseph Warren, colonial patriot”
The links/references referred to in this show are listed below.
Videos related to this episode
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDkD-PulS7M - Uploaded on Aug 15, 2011 - Official book trailer for Liberty's Martyr: The Story of Dr. Joseph Warren by Janet Uhlar – [excellent short synopsis of Warren’s life.]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiRiPxQXinE - Published on Aug 24, 2012 - In this week's Real History segment, we bring you the story of a lesser known founding father, Dr. Joseph Warren.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIR8rKOgXNg - Published on Aug 21, 2012 - Renowned for his fiery speeches, as the man who enlisted Paul Revere for his infamous ride, and as a hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill, Dr. Joseph Warren was an accomplished physician and leading patriot in Colonial Boston. Famous in his time, Joseph Warren is barely remembered today in contrast to his better known contemporaries. Dr. Sam Forman, physician, local historian, and author will discuss Joseph Warren's interactions with favorite Revolutionary Era personalities at Old South Meeting House. http://forum-network.org
Past shows can be retrieved by linking to newheightseducation.org and clicking on New Heights Radio from the list on the left side of the page.
Patti Negri and Jethro Smith host Psychics Gone Wild Friday Night at 7pm EST and 4pm PST - Free Psychic Readings - Tarot - Magick! More at www.psychicsgonewild.com !
Tonight Linda Irwin and Patti Negri go to the moon! Come join them! Jethro is already there and will return soon. This show sponsored by Blue Moon Treasures of Tampa!
Patti Negri was Voted #1 Psychic in the United States!
Patti Negri: actor, producer, psychic medium, community activist has been communicating with the spirit world since a toddler. She conducted her 1st seance at age 8 and since then on radio, film, TV and in living rooms across America. Specializing in energy & flow in people, spaces & situations, working organically, arranging natural elements to the rhythms & cycles of the universe, bringing healing, changing our lives for the better and creating balance. http://pattinegri.com/
Jethro Smith, part Native American Indian, was born with the gift of sight and has been reading professionally for over 30 years. He was intensely tested and trained by metaphysical masters beginning preschool and is renowned for swift and powerfully accurate readings. View more at www.jethrosmith.net