Rebecca: 2 Kids (3, 7). Experts - Goodreads, Common Sense, A Mighty Girl, American Association of School Librarians, Parents Television Council, Playful Learning. Rebecca has two Masters degrees (a Master of Library and Information Sciences and a Master of Arts, Education) which enable her to approach media curation from a very studied perspective! As a first grade teacher, school librarian and mom, she knows well the magic of connecting kids to meaningful content and loves to uncover stories through media that will ignite children’ imaginations and their empathy. She is well-versed in a variety of emerging kids' media, but will always have a special place in her heart for books. Her goal is to use media to help raise global citizens, and to promote social justice and equity.
Exploring Podcasts with your Children
Now that school's back in, I feel like my kids and I live in our car. Between drop offs and pick ups at 2 schools, shuttling to extra curricular activities, errands, and Bay Area traffic, we log a lot of miles -- and a lot of time -- in our car each week. Keeping everyone happy and entertained is the priority, and my girls and I love to listen together to music, audiobooks, and podcasts.
Does your family listen to podcasts together? Podcasts are a great medium for exploring new topics and interests, relaxing together, and having a shared experience of learning. There are so many high-quality podcasts being produced for children right now - and you can find podcasts on almost any topic your kids are into! If you haven't experienced the wonderful world of podcasts, here's what you need to know:
Podcasts are essentially on-demand radio... Read more