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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Ask Hello. Transitions Within the Day

This edition of Ask Hello has suggestions about how to help a child who has difficulty with transitions.
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Exploring Children’s Thinking About Data

In this excerpt of our book The Young Child and Mathematics, third edition, we showcase children’s thinking about data as a teacher engages her preschoolers in a data-centric activity.

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Authored by: Angela Chan Turrou Nicholas C. Johnson Megan L. Franke
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Make Picture Books Count: Effective Ways to Integrate Math and Literacy

This article pairs books from a variety of social and cultural perspectives with activities that meld literacy and math concepts related to counting, shapes, measurement, classifying, and patterning.

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Authored by: Carrie S. Cutler
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Promoting Spatial Orientation: A Math Activity for Teachers and Families

The following classroom activity and its home extension include step-by-step instructions and sample questions to promote conversations about spatial orientation to build children’s reasoning processes and spatial terminology.

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Authored by: Lindsey Perry Eloise Aniag Kuehnert Leanne Ketterlin Geller
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 15, No. 3
April 1, 2022

Spring 2022

A Focus on Math
This issue of Teaching Young Children is packed with suggestions to make math meaningful, engaging, and playful for young children.
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Featured Sessions

View the featured sessions for the 2022 Professional Learning Institute.
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Blog
January 12, 2022

Using Technology to Support Early Science Teaching and Learning

The proper digital apps and tools can positively impact young children’s learning across home and early learning settings.

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Authored by: Ximena Dominguez Regan Vidiksis Jillian Orr Danae Kamdar Ashley Lewis Presser
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Article
Teaching Young Children
January 3, 2022

Ask Hello. What to Do When a Child Makes a Mistake

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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Article
Teaching Young Children
January 3, 2022

Five Rs for Promoting Positive Family Engagement

I offer five Rs—respect, responsiveness and reassurance, relationship, reciprocity, and reflection—to help you build trust and promote positive family engagement in your preschool classroom.

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Authored by: Bweikia Foster Steen
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Article
Teaching Young Children
January 3, 2022

Making the Most of Teachable Moments

Even the smallest moment has great potential for learning. But what makes a moment “teachable,” and how can early childhood educators transform an everyday occurrence into such a learning experience?

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Authored by: Karen Walker
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