Early Learning Café Resources

Podcasts

by Susan Ramsay and Guest Contributors

If you sometimes prefer to listen in rather than read articles, you’re in luck. We now have video podcasts of conversations with interesting people who share various perspectives about children’s growth and well-being.

Susan Josephs 2: Teaching Stories

Susan Josephs 2: Teaching Stories

Most parents and educators are motivated to share books with children. But perhaps we need to ask ourselves why we believe sharing stories with children is important? Read this article about “teaching stories” and watch the video interview with Susan Josephs at Hoopoe Books.

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Susan Josephs 1: The Heart of Stories

Susan Josephs 1: The Heart of Stories

In this video, Susan Josephs talks about this convergence of values, shared knowledges, and partnership. She also introduces the brain research that supports a relational way of sharing stories – a way that speaks to children and adults of all ages in meaningful and unexpected ways.

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Story Power: Podcast with Paul Jenkins

Story Power: Podcast with Paul Jenkins

I believe we need to focus on the ways in which we empower children as learners, problem-solvers and carers of one another and the world. I was pleased to be invited by Paul Jenkins to talk about this perspective as a guest on his podcast at Brilliantio.

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Parenting on Purpose

Parenting on Purpose

I was please to be invited by Katlyn Samifua to appear as a guest on her podcast “Parenting on Purpose” on The Perfect Blend YouTube channel. In this podcast we talk about a variety of topics related to our role as parents, bringing a reggio-inspired perspective to children’s learning and development.

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