Thriving Children Podcast

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Sinopsis

The Thriving Children Podcast is a show for parents and educators, that shines the light on child development. Weaving its way through each episode is a central theme of movement, play and connection, crucial ingredients in the early years of life. Host Clare Crew is an early childhood and inclusive education teacher who specialises in the brain-body connection. She helps the children the system leaves behind, those with learning, attention and behavioural challenges. You can learn more about her or the podcast at www.ThrivingChildren.com.au

Episodios

  • Announcement

    Announcement

    03/02/2021 Duración: 02min

    Clare shares a short announcement regarding the future of the Thriving Children Podcast.

  • 128: Routines, Rhythms and Rituals with Rebecca Thompson

    128: Routines, Rhythms and Rituals with Rebecca Thompson

    06/12/2018 Duración: 39min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats to Rebecca Thompson, Early Childhood Educator and Director of Stone and Sprocket.They discuss the difference between routines and rhythms, the importance of following the children as much as the clock, and how rituals can be used to create a deep sense of belonging and inclusion.

  • 127: Learning Language with Gill Connell

    127: Learning Language with Gill Connell

    29/11/2018 Duración: 25min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare welcomes back Gill Connell one final time, to talk about children's learning of language through interaction and experience.Links for this episode:Moving Smart website: www.movingsmart.co.nzA moving child is a learning childMove, play, and learn with smart stepsEpisode 119: Moving Smart with Gill ConnellEpisode 120: The Kinetic Scale with Gill Connell

  • 126: Its OK to Go Up the Slide with Heather Shumaker

    126: It's OK to Go Up the Slide with Heather Shumaker

    22/11/2018 Duración: 26min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks with early childhood author and advocate, Heather Shumaker.While Heather is the author of three books, in this episode a spotlight is shined on It's OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids.

  • 124: Questioning Homework with Alfie Kohn

    124: Questioning Homework with Alfie Kohn

    01/11/2018 Duración: 29min

    In this episode the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare revisits the topic of homework, with educator, author and advocate Alfie Kohn.Listen in to hear:What the research says about the impact of homework on academic learning, time management skills and school/home continuity3 reasons that we cling to homework in spite of what the research saysWhat the alternative to homework looks like Links for this episode:Alfie Kohn's Website: www.alfiekohn.orgAlfie Kohn on Twitter

  • 122: Supporting Outdoor Play with Angela Hanscom

    122: Supporting Outdoor Play with Angela Hanscom

    18/10/2018 Duración: 30min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks with Angela Hanscom, a Pediatric Occupational Therapist and author of 'Balanced and Barefoot. How unrestricted outdoor play makes for strong, confident, and capable children'.Nature is at the centre of everything Angela does, and so too with this conversation. From the developmental benefits of being outdoors, to how to encourage reluctant children to be in the elements, this is a delightful conversation about children and their wellbeing. Links for this episode:Balanced and Barefoot by Angela HanscomTimbernook website - www.Timbernook.comTimbernook on Facebook

  • 120: The Kinetic Scale with Gill Connell

    120: The Kinetic Scale with Gill Connell

    20/09/2018 Duración: 32min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Gill Connell returns to explain 'the Kinetic Scale', a way of understanding the movement needs of young children.Gill is an educator and child development authority who has a wealth of information to share. She also appeared on episode 119.LISTEN INLinks for the episode:Moving Smart website: www.movingsmart.co.nzA moving child is a learning childMove, play, and learn with smart steps

  • 119: Moving Smart with Gill Connell

    119: Moving Smart with Gill Connell

    13/09/2018 Duración: 32min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks to Gill Connell from Moving Smart, all about the connection between movement and learning.Gill is an educator and child development authority who has a wealth of information to share. You'll love this one!Links for the episode:Moving Smart website: www.movingsmart.co.nzA moving child is a learning childMove, play, and learn with smart steps

  • 118: All About Autism With Rhiannon Crispe

    118: All About Autism With Rhiannon Crispe

    06/09/2018 Duración: 34min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats about Autism with Rhiannon Crispe from Homebase Hope.Rhiannon is an Occupational Therapist and GAPS Practitioner who spreads a message of positivity and possibility for people caring for a child on the spectrum.Hear:Autism defined differentlyThe advantages that come with a diagnostic label, as well as some of the limitationsRhiannon's whole child approach to interventionThe reason home based interventions are often the most powerfulLinks for this episode:Homebase Hope WebsiteHomebase Hope on FacebookRhiannon's 'All About Autism' podcastLimitations of a Label (Clare's blog post)

  • 114: Teacher with Gabbie Stroud

    114: Teacher with Gabbie Stroud

    09/08/2018 Duración: 34min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with writer and recovering teacher, Gabbie Stroud.They discuss:Gabbie's new book 'Teacher: One woman’s struggle to keep the heart in teaching’. Being a school parent after seeing classroom life behind the scenesHow we can stop losing brilliant whole-hearted educators from the teaching professionLinks for this episode:Gabbie's book, available at all good book stores - Teacher: One woman's struggle to keep the heart in teachingGabbie's website: www.gjstroud.comGabbie Stroud on Facebook

  • 111: Talking Technology with Anna  Nat

    111: Talking Technology with Anna & Nat

    21/06/2018 Duración: 57min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare talks about technology with Anna from Kids Play Space and Natalie Smith from Brilliant Boys.Hear about the impact of screens on behaviour and development (especially before sleep), what children see when we're staring at our phones, why 'Bring Your Own Device' policies aren't always wonderful and so much more! Links for this episode:Brilliant Boys WebsiteBrilliant Boys on FacebookKids Play Space WebsiteKids Play Space on Facebookhttps://www.brilliantboys.com.au/

  • 102: Storytelling Magic with David Sewell McCann

    102: Storytelling Magic with David Sewell McCann

    21/04/2018 Duración: 37min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks with David Sewell McCann, from Sparkle Stories. The conversation dives deeply into the magic of storytelling, a powerful medium for supporting children's development, and their engagement with literacy.Visit SparkleStories.com for your free 10 day trial.You can also find Sparkle Stories on Facebook. Literacy is the theme for this month's episodes. Subscribe to the Thriving Children Podcast via iTunes so that you don't miss other related topics.To subscribe to Clare's newsletter list, visit www.ThrivingChildren.com.auTo follow on Facebook, search for Thriving Children.

  • 101: Playful Literacy with Lisa Burman

    101: Playful Literacy with Lisa Burman

    12/04/2018 Duración: 29min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks with Pedagocial Consultant Lisa Burman, about the roots of literacy. This conversation centres around three foundations of reading, writing and spelling -  symbolic play, oral language and mark making.Links for this episode:LisaBurman.com.auLisaBurman.thinkific.comLisa Burman on Facebook ('Lisa Burman  - Consulting in Pedagogical Growth')Literacy is the theme for this month's episodes. Subscribe to the Thriving Children Podcast via iTunes so that you don't miss other related topics.To subscribe to Clare's newsletter list, visit www.ThrivingChildren.com.auTo follow on Facebook, search for Thriving Children.

  • 98: Using Tools with Educated by Nature

    98: Using Tools with Educated by Nature

    22/03/2018 Duración: 32min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks with Daniel Burton and Trudi Bennett from Educated by Nature. In their second appearance on the podcast, Daniel and Trudi share their knowledge about tool use, how and why saws and hammers are used within their nature education programs, as well as the brave steps parents and educators can take to give their children thrilling experiences such as these. Links for this episode:Educated by Nature WebsiteEducated by Nature on FacebookEducated by Nature on Instagram'Safety' is the theme for this month's episodes. Subscribe to the Thriving Children Podcast via iTunes so that you don't miss other related topics.To subscribe to Clare's newsletter list, visit www.ThrivingChildren.com.auTo follow on Facebook, search for Thriving Children.

  • 96: Child Protection with Michelle Derrig

    96: Child Protection with Michelle Derrig

    08/03/2018 Duración: 28min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks to Michelle Derrig about child protection. They discuss the prevalence of child sexual abuse, as well as the importance of informing and empowering our children with protective behaviour conversations.Michelle is author of the picture book 'Only for Me'. "Only For Me was written in consultation with child protection experts, adult survivors of child abuse and countless parents. It is designed to enable parents and educators to empower young children with the critical information that they need to know, whilst still protecting their innocence".  100% of Author Royalties are donated to agencies treating victims and preventing child sexual abuse.Links for this episode:Bravehearts Organisation: www.Bravehearts.org.auOnly for Me Book (to preview or purchase): www.onlyforme.com.auOnly for Me Facebook Page'Safety' is the theme for this month's episodes. Subscribe to the Thriving Children Podcast via iTunes so that you don't miss other related topics.To s

  • 82: Motor Play in the First 12 Months

    82: Motor Play in the First 12 Months

    09/11/2017 Duración: 28min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare offers motor play (movement) ideas for the first year of life. Links for this episode:A pictorial guide of how to leave a podcast reviewSmart Start by Margaret Sasse (I forgot to mention this book but it shares wonderful motor play ideas for the first 5 years)Clare's Website: www.ThrivingChildren.com.au​Music by BenSound.com

  • 81: Connecting Deeply with Justin Coulson

    81: Connecting Deeply with Justin Coulson

    02/11/2017 Duración: 32min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with Australian Parenting Expert, Justin Coulson.Their conversation centres around how to connect with our children, where people typically get stuck and how to create positive change in this area. It’s an inspiring and practical conversation that parents, as well as educators, will benefit from. Links for this episode:Justin Coulson’s Happy Families WebsiteJustin’s PodcastClare’s WebsiteJoin Clare’s Thriving Children Facebook CommunityMusic by BenSound.com

  • 79: 3 Wishes with Anna and Nat

    79: 3 Wishes with Anna and Nat

    19/10/2017 Duración: 43min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with previous guests, Nat Smith and Anna Meadows. They share their dreams for children, describing how they’d use three wishes (granted by a genie) to create positive change within the education system, within families and for our youngest citizens. ​Links for this episode:Episode 41 with Nat Smith: Brilliant Boys Episode 65 with Anna Meadows: The Senses at PlayBrilliant Boys on FacebookKids Play Space on FacebookBrilliant Boys WebsiteKids Play Space WebsiteClare’s WebsiteJoin Clare’s Thriving Children Facebook CommunityMusic by BenSound.com

  • 78: Tummy Time - Part Three

    78: Tummy Time - Part Three

    12/10/2017 Duración: 32min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare dives into her third episode dedicated to tummy time.  This one is full of practical ideas, 11 in fact, for injecting fun and variety into this daily practice with your baby. Links for this episode:What Next? A blog post about different ways to integrate primitive reflexes beyond babyhood.How long does primitive reflex integration take? A blog post that directly answers this common question. Join Term 4 of the Thriving Children Book ClubClare’s WebsiteJoin Clare’s Thriving Children Facebook Community for images that reinforce the ideas shared in this episodeMusic by BenSound.com

  • 77: Schoolification with Maggie Dent

    77: Schoolification with Maggie Dent

    05/10/2017 Duración: 36min

    In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with the Queen of Commonsense, Maggie Dent. She is an author, educator and resilience specialist, passionate about the preservation of childhood. This is a deep and wide conversation that centers around the early academic push in our classrooms, to the detriment of children’s physical, social, emotional and language development. You’ll also be hearing the one change Maggie would create for today’s children, if she had a magic wand. Parents and educators, you won't be disappointed in this conversation. It's both informative and empowering. Links for this episode:Maggie’s WebsiteMaggie’s Facebook PageProtecting Childhood OrganisationClare’s WebsiteJoin Clare’s Thriving Children Facebook CommunityMusic by BenSound.com

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