Bam Radio Series on Early Childhood Education

Should we teach boys versus girls differently in preschool?

Let’s face it – little boys and little girls have some basic differences. They look different, they smell and sound different (sometimes), they have different body parts, and sometimes they even play differently. But the real question is, should we teach them differently? The most recent topic of discussion on Bam Radio titled “Debunking 3 […]

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Is it possible to give too much positive praise to preschoolers?

Last week I was the guest commentator on the Bam Radio Show along with Rae Pica, Ellen Ava Sigler, Ed.D.,  and Margaret Berry Wilson. The topic was titled, “Creating Praise Junkies: Are You Giving Children Too Much “Positive” Reinforcement?” . You can click on the link to take a listen. My Thoughts on positive reinforcement… […]

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Should preschoolers have homework?

This is the question being asked on the latest BAM Radio Network show that I commentated on: “Should You Be Assigning Homework in Preschool?” by Rae Pica along with Etta Kralovec and Dr. Ann Barbour. Go and take a listen to the show and see what you think! Before you answer this question consider this… These […]

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Bam Radio: Discussion on Childcare Rating Scales

I am not always up to speed on what is happening from a political perspective in early childhood education. I get so caught up in just how to teach in the classroom that I just don’t take time to understand and get informed about the kinds of decisions that affect the environment I teach (or […]

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Bam Radio interview: Are learning styles real in preschool?

“Is the Concept of Multiple Learning Styles Real or Bogus?” was the latest title of the Bam Radio show that I had the opportunity to participate in. As a commentator for the Bam radio show, I am asked to listen to the experts share their perspectives and see if I can somehow add to the […]

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The responsible early childhood education blogger

I was recently invited to be a commentator for an online talk show produced by Bam Radio. The focus of this segment was on “The Benefits and Risks of Social Networking for Educators” and I had the pleasure of participating in the discussion along with Fran Simon and Jen Hegna. You can listen to the […]

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