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November Topic of Interest
“Supporting the Development of Self-Regulation in Children”…Recently the world of early childhood education has once again been echoing with terms like self-regulation, executive functioning, and social skills. This is a welcome moment! Not that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and literacy are not important, but, rather, that it is once again being realized that success academically, socially, and personally is more dependent on these “soft skills” than it is on the content of the knowledge being taught and learned!
October Topic of Interest
“ Perinatal Psychology”….Birth psychology, also known as pre and perinatal psychology, embraces an expanded perspective of early development from the baby’s point of view from conception through the first year of life. As such this multi-disciplinary field considers our earliest experiences and relationships, from life’s very beginning, as foundational in shaping who we are and the world we live in. As Thomas Verney believed “Womb ecology becomes world ecology”.