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      Making and Tinkering With STEM
      Integrate STEM-rich exploration and learning in your classroom with engineering design challenges inspired by children’s favorite books. Available for pre-order now! 
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       Teaching Young Children
      The Dec/Jan issue is out now!
      Explore articles on nap time, math, introducing children to hip-hop culture, children's humor and more!
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