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November 5, 2018

What’s Play All About? Children’s Museums Weigh In

As members of the Children’s Museum Research Network, we helped conduct a study to examine how children’s museums position themselves around play.

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Authored by: Nicole R. Rivera, Alix Tonsgard
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

The Reading Chair: November 2018

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Building a Cohesive Multimodal Environment for Diverse Learners

Ms. Manfredini seeks to understand the children’s backgrounds and draw on their experiences; she also supports children in using several different communication modes to make and express meaning.

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Authored by: Joseph C. Rumenapp, P. Zitlali Morales, Aquila Manfredini Lykouretzos
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

From Puddles to Pigeons: Learning about Nature in Cities

Parents, educators, and other primary caregivers might not realize that a small patch of grass, a single tree, and a walk to the store are opportunities to observe nature, generate questions, and conduct experiments to find answers.

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Authored by: Marion Goldstein, Lisa Famularo, Jamie Kynn
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

A World of Learning

This article will help early childhood educators embed in their instructional plans outdoor learning opportunities that support the whole child. The accompanying examples are based on the authors’ experiences earlier in their careers.

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Authored by: Alicia W. Deaver, Lindsay E. Wright
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Capturing Nature’s Beauty through Multiple Lenses

It began with just the spark of an idea—to construct an outdoor classroom—and ultimately led to using photography as an instructional anchor to explore and capture nature’s beauty, and beyond.

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Authored by: Karen Capraro, Lorraine Downes, John Diego Arango
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

A Natural Choice: Learning Outdoors

Whether you are in a large city or rural community, these articles are filled with ways to help children experience the wonders of nature.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
Vol. 73, No. 5
November 1, 2018

November 2018

A Natural Choice: Learning Outdoors
YC November 2018 Issue
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

The Reading Chair: September 2018

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Blog
August 21, 2018

Back to School Resources to Inspire a Successful Year!

As you welcome young children back to the classroom, we’ve compiled some resources to inspire a successful school year. Teaching Young Children and Young Children are full of ideas to support your teaching all year long. Here are are some highlights.

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Authored by: Georgi-Ann Clarke
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Learn about the Importance of Play and How it Connects to Learning!

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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