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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 be considering around guiding youngsters concerning learning pathways? E-mail Frances: frances.valintine@themindlab.com Visit The Mind Lab site. Visit the Tech Futures Lab site.  Find Frances’ book, […]

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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 in having learners assess their effort. Steve explores the impact of time, repetition/practice, patience, and practicing after success. Read the U of T article here.  […]

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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 from youngster to youngster. Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, a clinical psychologist, parent, and the author of, The SKILL-ionaire in Every Child: Boosting Children’s Socio-Emotional Skills Using the […]

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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, even long after children are grown. A great reward for all involved. Read Madeleine’s article, “Emphasizing the Importance of Play During Distance Learning” here. Read […]

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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 can best support them. A discussion around building characteristics of kindness and compassion is included. Find Jeff’s books and resources here. Subscribe to the Steve […]

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Podcast for Teachers: A Look at Teaching & Learning Through the Eyes of a Teacher and a Parent

Listen in as a teacher and parent share with Steve their experiences with hybrid and virtual learning through both lenses. Hear the importance of their communication to support each other in maximizing learning opportunities. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Steve […]

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