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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2022

A New Purpose in Calendar Time

Learn engaging, child-appropriate ways to conduct calendar time.

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Authored by: Susan Swiderek
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Young Children
September 1, 2022

The Reading Chair

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, 2022

Promoting Algebraic Reasoning in the Early Years

Teachers can help children build the foundations of algebraic reasoning in preschool and elementary school by focusing on topics critical to algebra by using concrete objects found in any early learning setting or home and by offering simple activities.

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Authored by: Lindsey Perry
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

Viewpoint: A Culture of Their Own: Exploring Childhood as a Unique Cultural Group

This article focuses on one aspect of a child’s specific culture—making and relating to friends—and the paradigm shift that occurs when teachers evaluate what they observe and experience with children by the yardstick of childhood rather than adulthood.

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Authored by: Emily Plank
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

Learning Through Play in Teacher Education

In this article, we discuss the need for teacher candidates to experience play, the equitable benefits of playful learning, and strategies that we use to position play within a standards-based curriculum.

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Authored by: Melanie Loewenstein Toni Sturdivant Josh Thompson
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Young Children
Vol. 77, No. 2
June 1, 2022

Summer 2022

DAP and Playful Learning: Equitable Approaches
This issue of Young Children delves into different aspects of play, different roles of educators during play, and the contexts of children and families with play.
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View the featured sessions for the 2022 Professional Learning Institute.
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