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Message in a Backpack

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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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2016

Message in a Backpack™ Focus and Self-Control

Self-control and focus are both important skills for children to practice in order to succeed in school. Here are some that you and your child can do together at home.
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School Involvement that Counts

The kinds of involvement that make a difference in children’s learning and academic success are doable for all families. Here are some attitudes and actions that all families can embrace to enhance their child’s learning.
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July 20, 2018

Promoting Children’s Science Learning One Step at a Time

Here are five ideas that will help early childhood educators support science learning in the classroom and communicate with families about how to support children’s science learning at home.

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Authored by: Alexandra Adair, Cindy Hoisington
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

The Reading Chair: July 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
July 1, 2018

Building Community in the Inclusive Classroom: Setting the Stage for Success

The five key components of creating a caring community of learners, as defined by NAEYC, provide examples of activities early childhood educators can incorporate through the year to build community; and highlight how the activities benefit all.

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Authored by: Melissa A. Sreckovic, Tia R. Schultz, Christine K. Kenney, Harriet Able
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Formar conexiones. La educación infantil en Suecia

Nuestras conversaciones me dejaron sorprendida por el compromiso considerable que Suecia ha hecho con garantizar que todos los niños en su país tengan acceso al aprendizaje temprano de calidad superior.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin, Ina Furtenbach Lindén
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Making Connections. Early Childhood Education in Sweden

In conversations, I was struck by the substantial commitment Sweden has made to ensure all young children in that country have access to high-quality early learning.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin, Ina Furtenbach Lindén
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June 29, 2018

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
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