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Young Children (YC) is NAEYC's award-winning, peer-reviewed journal that combines research and practice. YC supports educational excellence and focuses on meeting the needs of all children, birth through third grade.

 

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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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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Growing in STEM. The Design Process: Engineering Practices in Preschool

In this article, we explain why engineering practices are an important part of early STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning and share examples of exploring engineering practices.

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Authored by: Jolyn Blank, Stefanie Lynch
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Becoming a Social and Emotional Teacher: The Heart of Good Guidance

By reviewing the research, observing teacher–child interactions, and interviewing practitioners, we developed a model for social and emotional teaching with four essential components.

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Authored by: Katherine M. Zinsser, Susanne A. Denham, Timothy W. Curby
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Adult Learners

By examining the core considerations of DAP through the lens of adult learning theory, we (the article authors) created a framework for supporting early childhood professionals who are continuing their educations.

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Authored by: Martha Muñoz, Linda Anderson Welsh, Tina L. Chaseley
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, Voices of Practitioners Editorial Board (September 2018)
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Padre y hijo
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Formar conexiones. La obligación profesional de valorar a familias

Los educadores de la primera infancia pueden cumplir estas responsabilidades profesionales solamente recurriendo al conocimiento y la pericia que tienen las familias acerca de sus niños individuales.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

De nuestra presidenta. Momento ¡ajá! de abogacía

Ha llegado nuestro momento de usar todo lo que sabemos para actuar y ser los defensores que necesitan los niños, las familias y los educadores.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

From Our President. Aha! Advocacy Moment

We have a strong history of leading complex conversations and implementing innovative solutions. Now, it is our time to use all that we know to take action and be the advocates that children, families, and educators need.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Learning from Birth: Ontario’s EarlyON Child and Family Centres

EarlyON Child and Family Centres are free drop-in centers in Ontario, Canada, for children birth to 6 years of age, along with their parents or other caregivers.

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Authored by: Deanna Pecaski McLennan, Clara Howitt
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Engaging Extended Family and Friends in Young Children’s Education

Our Reggio-inspired lab school, experiments with ways to connect extended family and friends to the school’s everyday practices, curricula, and philosophy.

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Authored by: Will Parnell, Ellie Justice, Laure Pearson Patrick
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Supporting Families: Education and Collaboration

There’s an underlying message throughout this Young Children cluster: Make forming strong relationships with families one of your top goals.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
Vol. 73, No. 4
September 1, 2018

September 2018

Supporting Families: Education and Collaboration
YC September 2018 Issue
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