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Podcast: High Expectations and Authenticity With Debbie Silver
Podcast: High Expectations and Authenticity With Debbie Silver

In this Leaders Coaching Leaders podcast episode, power house speaker and author Debbie Silver joins Peter DeWitt to talk about the importance of reaching students with authenticity and empowering them with high expectations.

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Webinar: The Poverty Problem—The Impact of Poverty on Learning and the Brain
Webinar: The Poverty Problem—The Impact of Poverty on Learning and the Brain

Presented by Voyager Sopris. Horacio Sanchez discusses how poverty is the single most significant event impacting education today. The brain transformations resulting from poverty speak to the heart of the academic and behavioral issues schools seek to overcome. The neuroscience of poverty provides a clear picture of why academic and behavioral problems occur in relation to poverty and how to design a more precise response to best address the issues.

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Introduction: The Invisible Line
Introduction: The Invisible Line

In this excerpt from The Poverty Problem, discover how a strange sequence of events and one individual’s
arbitrary decision shaped the nation’s thinking and behavior toward poverty.

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“What Is Talent?”— a True–False Quiz
“What Is Talent?”— a True–False Quiz

Use the “What Is Talent?” quiz as professional learning for faculty and parent/community groups with the same goal of establishing the beliefs and assumptions foundational to a talent development mindset.

 

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Podcast: Body-Mind Connection in Early Childhood Education
Podcast: Body-Mind Connection in Early Childhood Education

Rae Pica discusses the importance of understanding both body and mind in early childhood education with the hosts of The Preschool Podcast.

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Podcast: Rae Pica and the Importance of Movement
Podcast: Rae Pica and the Importance of Movement

Featured on Episode 16 of the "Not Just Cute" podcast, Rae Pica shares what she’s observed over her over 40-year career and strongly advocates for movement in childhood education.

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Podcast: Movement Is Not Misbehavior
Podcast: Movement Is Not Misbehavior

Author and early childhood expert Rae Pica is featured on the That Early Childhood Nerd podcast to discuss how honoring children's need to move can reduce behaviors we find challenging.

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Let’s Spark a Revolution in Early Childhood Education!
Let’s Spark a Revolution in Early Childhood Education!

"Over the 40 years I’ve worked in early childhood education, I’ve believed many times that a revolution in the field was imminent. Heaven knows we’ve certainly needed one, as misguided policies have brought about increasingly inappropriate practices. Surely people who understand child development would finally begin making the decisions about ECE!

Clearly, I’ve been naïve..."

Read the full blog by Rae Pica, author of What If We Taught the Way Children Learn? and What If Everybody Understood Child Development?, regarding her experience in early childhood education and her thoughts on the response of schools to COVID-19.

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Clarity for Learning Study Guide
Clarity for Learning Study Guide

Use this study guide to Clarity for Learning to lead a book study and dive deep into the concepts presented in the book.

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How Our Senses Impact Learning
How Our Senses Impact Learning

In this chapter from Brain-Based Learning, authors Eric Jensen and Liesl McConchie discuss how each of the senses impact learning.

 

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Self-Care for Teachers
Self-Care for Teachers

In this chapter from Brain-Based Learning, authors Eric Jensen and Liesl McConchie guide teachers through the principles that will support them in sustaining their physical, emotional, and social health so that they can be the teacher they strive to be.

 

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