Do you share my love/hate relationship with circle time? I know the benefits of gathering all members of a community…but I also struggle with “group starts” and “group starts.”
In this episode, we explore how circle time can be a choice, and where everyone wins!
Three main themes are explored in this episode, including:
- How circle time can build a sense of belonging
- How circle time isn’t for everyone all the time
- How circle time can get neurons to fire (and wire)
Click HERE to download a transcript of Podcast #16.
Want to learn a bit more about the backstory on my love/hate relationship with circle time? Read this article I published on LinkedIn.
Interested in seeing what circle time as a choice looks like in “real life?”
Guest Podcaster: Jen Davis
Jen Davis has been teaching for the Clark County School District in Las Vegas for seven years. She also taught Kindergarten for three years and has worked in a co-teach inclusion, State Funded Pre-K for five years. She is currently an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher. She has a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She also holds an endorsement for Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE). Jen strongly believes in the benefits and importance of inclusion for all children. She has presented at NAEYC state conferences and the national conference. She was born and raised in Chicago and moved to Las Vegas 10 years ago with her husband. She enjoys running, all Chicago food and sports, and traveling. You can connect with Jen @JLDavis312.