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Podcast for Parents & Teachers: Parents and Teachers Generating Opportunities for Learners’ Intrinsic Motivation

Research informs us that when tackling tasks that are more complex, success is more likely to occur from intrinsic rather than extrinsic motivation. How can teachers and parents support learners […]

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Podcast for Parents: Future Thinking – Yours and Theirs

Parent, educator, and technology futurist, Frances Valintine, provides insights for parents concerning our role in supporting children to develop an ongoing confidence and passion as learner. What should a parent […]

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Podcast for Parents: Youngsters Knowing When and How to Effort

How do we decide the value or motivation of an investment of effort? How young do youngsters conduct a cost/benefits assessment of effort? What role can parents and caretakers play […]

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Podcast for Parents: Helping Children go Back to School

There isn’t a back to normal as students re-enter classrooms. Students’ experiences during remote learning and being quarantined are different in many ways. The impact of those experiences also differs […]

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Podcast for Parents: Parents Supporting Play

Author, Kindergarten teacher, dance teacher, and parent, Madeleine Rogin, illustrates the impact of play for wellness and learning. Memories of joyful and meaningful play experiences help bind families together emotionally, […]

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Podcast for Parents: Parenting on an Uncharted Journey

Jeff Kubiak, the author of, “One Drop of Kindness” and “It’s Me” explores the impact of the quarantine on children and young people and how we as parents and grandparents […]

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