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September 26, 2019

An Early Educators’ Guide to Resources for Immigrant Families

We are pleased to launch Equity in Action, a blog series exploring the many ways early childhood educators and administrators, higher education faculty members, policymakers, advocates, and other ECE allies can bring this statement to life in practice.

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Authored by: Hannah Matthews
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

Less Is More: Taking Distractions Out of the Physical Environment

As explained in this article, the decorations in your preschool classroom can play an important role in helping children feel welcomed, calm, and ready to learn.

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Authored by: Kristen Kennen
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This Is Play: Environments and Interactions that Engage Infants and Toddlers

With its spot-on ideas and suggestions, delightful anecdotes, and engaging photos, you’ll gain a new appreciation for infants’ and toddlers’ competence and curiosity and how important your role is in the birth-to-3 adventure.

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Authored by: Julia Luckenbill, Aarti Subramaniam, Janet Thompson
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June 20, 2019

Empowering Refugee Parents, Educating Little Learners

As the field of early childhood education looks to the future of preschool for children who are refugees, there are three key programming components that should be seen as best practices for the field moving forward.

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Authored by: Aimée Vachon
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April 15, 2019

Introducing Hot Topic Discussion Groups on Hello!

We are excited to introduce our new hot topics in the field discussions on HELLO, which will make “jumping in” and adding your input just a little bit easier.

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Authored by: Lark Sontag
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Our Global Work

NAEYC's Global Engagement department adapts resources for use in other languages and contexts, while also providing ways for early childhood professionals to learn from one another, share experiences and act to provide quality education to all children.
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Blog
March 20, 2019

Addressing Quality and Access: China Looks towards DAP

As China and other nations around the world move to incorporate DAP into their early education approach, NAEYC has developed customizable trainings to address the needs of ECE professionals from diverse backgrounds.

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Authored by: Dakota Saunders
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January 22, 2019

Innovation in Refugee Children’s Education

At NAEYC’s 2018 Annual Conference, a highlighted session by Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee, shared the most recent and innovative early childhood education initiatives for young children affected by the Syrian refugee crisis.

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Authored by: Dakota Saunders
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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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