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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

(Message in a Backpack™ Fun, Easy Ways to Play with Math at Home) رسالة في حقيبة الظهر™ - طرق مسلية وسهلة للعب بالرياضيات في المنزل

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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Authored by: Jessica Mercer Young, Kristen E. Reed
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

(Message in a Backpack™: Going Beyond the Playground: Math, Science, and Outdoor Fun) رسالة في حقيبة الظهر™ - ما بعد الملعب: الرياضيات والعلم والمرح في الخارج

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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Authored by: Rachel J. Franz
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

DAP with Apps and Other Tech Tools: Making Choices That Make Sense for Preschool

While digital technology should be limited, research suggests that it can add value to children’s investigations and learning, especially when it’s used in ways that increase access to high-quality content and encourage peer interaction.

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Authored by: Jennifer Garrette Lisy, Kathleen A. Paciga, Mary Quest
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Engage Children’s Communities with Friends and Family Day!

Consider celebrating a Friends and Family Day to help all children––and all families––feel like valued members of your learning community.

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Authored by: Will Parnell, Ellie Justice, Laure Pearson Patrick
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Teacher with preschool children
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Message in a Backpack ™ Nature Play with Sensitive Children

What happens when your child is sensitive to touching natural objects? Use these ideas to spark indoor and outdoor nature play.

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Authored by: Becky L. DelVecchio, Susan Ferguson
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An African-American educator interacts with a young African-American girl at a low table with blocks.
Blog
February 26, 2020

From Teacher to Equity Activist

In this excerpt from Each and Every Child, Megan Madison reflects on her own journey towards activism and offers ideas for other early childhood professionals on how they can become equity and social justice advocates fighting for all young children.

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Authored by: Megan Pamela Ruth Madison
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

Farm to Early Care and Education: Growing Healthy Eaters, Classrooms, and Communities

The farm to early care and education initiative includes a variety of strategies that encourage the use of local foods in meals and snacks, gardening opportunities, and food-based learning activities that promote children’s health and well-being.

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Authored by: Christine Lux, Lacy Stephens
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