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Children of the Pandemic: Searching for Solutions in Education

Children of the Pandemic: Searching for Solutions in Education

By Hanna Violet Schwank
We need solutions to the challenges we are facing with raising and educating children during the pandemic. Partner with Hanna Violet and other amazing parents and educators to discuss dreams, ideas, and potential paths forward in these trying times.

Feel free to contact Hanna at hannaviolet@hannaviolet.com with any questions or ideas.
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Managing the Challenges: Staying Grateful in a Pandemic
Licensed psychotherapist and incredible human Korisma Grant shares her experiences and insightful suggestions for facing mental health challenges in the pandemic. She is the founder of SafePointe , LLC, a private practice specializing in anxiety, depression, and trauma. Check out Hanna Violet's new book: Finding Garfield Learn more at hannaviolet.com *** Children of the Pandemic is a podcast with a dream of opening up communication between parents, educators, and mental health experts around the world to find solutions to the incredibly difficult challenges we are facing in education and parenting.
31:20
February 18, 2021
No Escape: School as Social Welfare
Nick Richardson, Nick Wardner, and Hanna Violet discuss the challenges faced by underprivileged children and teens who are now unable to escape issues at home by going to school or extracurriculars and the new challenges faced by school systems with dwindling attendance. What choices do families have? Check out Hanna Violet's new book: Finding Garfield Learn more at hannaviolet.com *** Children of the Pandemic is a podcast with a dream of opening up communication between parents, educators, and mental health experts around the world to find solutions to the incredibly difficult challenges we are facing in education and parenting.
38:32
January 30, 2021
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Virtual Pre-K in a Pandemic
Mr. Joe Robinson shares his experiences and advice as a Pre-K teacher at a public charter school in Washington D.C., working primarily with BIPOC families - now entirely virtually. Join us for a discussion about some of the biggest problems faced by early childhood educators. Check out Joe Robinson's blog. Check out Hanna Violet’s book, Finding Garfield Learn more at www.hannaviolet.com *** Children of the Pandemic is a podcast with a dream of opening up communication between parents, educators, and mental health experts around the world to find solutions to the incredibly difficult challenges we are facing in education and parenting.
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January 22, 2021
Growing a Child’s Mind Without Losing Yours
Author and education communicator Hanna Violet is joined by Dr. Carrie S. Cutler (author, instructor, presenter, and mother of 8!) for a discussion on strategies for home education and finding balance in these trying times. Click here to buy Dr. Carrie Cutler's new book, Math-Positive Mindsets: Growing a Child's Mind without Losing Yours (Math Solutions, 2020) Check out Dr. Cutler's amazing math resources on her website: www.carriecutler.com *** Children of the Pandemic is a podcast with a dream of opening up communication between parents, educators, and mental health experts around the world to find solutions to the incredibly difficult challenges we are facing in education and parenting.  Learn more at hannaviolet.com Click here to buy Hanna's new book, Finding Garfield.
40:05
January 13, 2021
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff - Just Communicate
Hanna Violet chats with the amazing Ni’Tasha Liggins about the necessity of parent-teacher communication and how she maintains stress free parenting and models healthy habits for her FIVE beautiful children while working from home as a mental health, marriage and family, and parenting counselor. Ni'Tasha's website: lifeandfamilyoverload.com Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson Finding Garfield by H.V. Schwank Learn more at hannaviolet.com
44:17
January 9, 2021
Compassionate Self Care
Join Early Childhood Educator Hanna Violet and Child Life Specialist Evieann Barber for a deep discussion on how to develop healthy mental balance and compassion for ourselves and others, especially in these hard times.  Evieann shares several creative and therapeutic activities that promote compassionate self care, provide psychosocial support, and create opportunities for feelings of control, self-expression, and resilience. Learn more about her Compassionate Self Care Cards and other resources she has developed on her website at www.healingnectararts.com.  Learn more at www.hannaviolet.com Finding Garfield by Hanna Violet Special thanks to Reese Rose Schwank for editing the audio for this episode. 
47:09
January 4, 2021
Distance Learning, Distance Loving
Join Hanna Violet and Eric, a full-time dad and Early Years practitioner in London, and his teenage daughter Cristina for a meaningful discussion on their extremely unique family dynamic, the challenges of connecting virtually, and a teenage perspective on modern education.  Check out Eric's Youtube Channel Can I go and play now? Rethinking the Early Years by Greg Bottrill  Finding Garfield by Hanna Violet Learn more at www.hannaviolet.com
53:05
December 27, 2020
The Screen Time Dilemma
How can we balance children's (and our own) screen-time with healthier alternatives in a time when technology is one of the few ways in which we can connect? The jury is still out on this one. Hanna Violet chats with Alex Venier - a mother of two preteens, pre and postnatal yoga teacher, former Montessori teacher… and Hanna’s childhood nanny. Check her out @alexvenieryoga Learn more at www.hannaviolet.com
55:23
December 8, 2020
The Pandemic Education Dilemma - with Hanna Violet and Nick Richardson
Early childhood education expert Hanna Violet and high school teacher Nick Richardson discuss the challenges faced by students, educators, and parents due to the pandemic and the long-standing problems with our education system. Join us as we search for solutions in virtual learning, mental health, socio-economic disparity, and community involvement in education.   Email me at hannaviolet@hannaviolet.com with any questions or comments you would like discussed in future episodes.  
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November 29, 2020
The Pandemic Parenting Dilemma
Parents and educators around the world are facing an extremely unique challenge due to the pandemic. Hanna Violet discusses Zoom school, exhaustion, isolation, and managing the feelings associated with all of the madness. Feel free to email Hanna with any questions or comments at hannaviolet@hannaviolet.com See more at www.hannaviolet.com
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November 27, 2020