Eastern Connecticut State University
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Video Interviews with Early Childhood Experts
The Center has recorded a number of interviews with experts in early childhood education on a variety of topics. Each interview includes footage from preschool classrooms that demonstrate teaching and learning concepts. These clips are also available as downloadable video podcasts at iTunes U.

 

Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution (1:48)
Teaching preschool children conflict resolution skills: An interview with Carlota Schechter of Saint Joseph College (formerly)
Culture and Play Culture and Play (1:50)
Cultural influences in children’s play: An interview with Patricia Ramsey of Mount Holyoke College
Positive Relationships Positive Relationships (0:48)
The importance of building positive relationships with children: An interview with Jeffrey Trawick-Smith of Eastern Connecticut State University
Literature and Feelings Literature and Feelings (2:50)
Using literature to help children manage strong emotions: An interview with Theresa Bouley of Eastern Connecticut State University
Classroom Rules

Classroom Rules (2:28)

Creating classroom rules with children: An interview with Kathryn Castle of Oklahoma State University

Getaway Spaces

Getaway Spaces (1:17)

Creating classroom getaway spaces for children: An interview with Jeffrey Trawick-Smith of Eastern Connecticut State University