In this webinar, we welcomed Anisha Angella, Owner and Founder of Anisha Angella Books and Consulting. Anisha dove in deep to give us a better understanding of the importance of communication and the impacts it can make. She dissected what communication is, the different types we use today and the new era that we’ve entered. Anisha also gave us some great tips and techniques that can be used both in the classroom and at home.
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Anisha Angella, RECE, BASc
Anisha Angella is a childcare consultant, coach, and professional facilitator from Toronto, Canada. With over 15 years of experience in the field, Anisha has played many roles in the world of early education such as childcare supervisor, online early education professor, and senior corporate childcare leader. Anisha is passionate about all things early childhood, educator empowerment, training, and community building.
🧪Key Learning Outcomes From Anisha
- Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place, person, or group to another.
- It involves 3 things: Sender, message, and recipient.
- We need to view communication based on its complexity, it isn’t just about getting a message out.
- Once we understand all the parts, our communication becomes more impactful.
- There are many types of communication: Verbal, written, non-verbal, and visuals.
- In early childhood programs, we need to tap into different types.
- Tips for Effective Communication are to engage in active listening and listening to understand not respond.
- Be aware of non-verbal communication; it can be an indicator of tone and messaging.
- Tap into your feelings before delivering your message.
- Focus on clarity, and be aware of biases or judgments.
- Be mindful of cultural differences and practices. Take the time to learn more.
- Be empathic!
✨Resources[Podcast] – Overcoming Educator Burnout and Rediscovering your Passion for Education.
Connect with Anisha
- Check out her website:https://www.anishaangellabooks.ca/
- Connect with Anisha on Facebook, or Instagram
- Follow her on Twitter and Youtube
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To learn more about different early childhood education curricula and programming approaches available and the influences that have shaped the field into what it is today, check out our post on the history of early childhood education.