The Preschool Podcast
About This Show
The Preschool Podcast, by HiMama, is a platform for learning from leaders in early childhood education. If you work in a daycare, childcare or preschool setting, the podcast will provide practical advice, as well as thought provoking content.
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Immigrant and refugee children in childcare
2 days ago
In this week’s episode we discuss the complex issue of managing immigrant and refugee children in the childcare and preschool setting. Children new to your home country may experience culture shock, especially those who have experienced difficult circumstances in their past. Our guest, Julie Dotsch, is an expert and an author on the subject of adapting programs for immigrant and refugee families. She discusses strategies for helping children to deal with change, including the importance of encouraging the use of their first language and just how critical parent presence is when managing child transitions into preschool through gradual separation. To learn more about how to adapt your childcare programs to help immigrant and refugee children successfully transition into a new environment, stay tuned for this week’s episode of The Preschool Podcast!