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      End-of-the-School-Year Sale!
      Members, stock up on selected titles in the store for 30% off through June 30th!
       
      To Share With Families
      June 29th is International Mud Day but you can play and learn with mud all year long!  Use these ideas to learn and explore with mud!
       
      From the NAEYC Blog
      Discover how making and tinkering allows the children in your classroom to learn by doing

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      From Young Children
      How to get smarter about young children and e-books.

       

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      Coping with Violence

      Our hearts go out to all who have been impacted by the tragic events in Orlando. Visit our resources on helping young children cope with violence and tragedies.

       
      The Profession- The Time is Now!
      Research supports investing in early childhood educators as a national priority.
       
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      NAEYC's Strategic Direction
      Learn more about our plans as we continue to advance the early learning profession.

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