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NAEYC Affiliate Network grows to 52. Louisiana Joins the Community.

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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Higher-Order Thinking Bundle (On Demand)

Make your teaching more intentional and engaging with this collection of higher-order thinking modules that brings together three of NAEYC’s popular modules into one convenient package.
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Topic Tracks

Topic tracks for the DAP Symposium
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

Viewpoint. We’re Not All Friends Here (and That’s Okay)

Should we refer to our class as friends? On the surface, this may seem like a simple question, but it represents a complex aspect of classroom ecology that is debated in early childhood circles.

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Authored by: Becky L. DelVecchio
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

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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Young Children
March 1, 2021

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Naila Nazeer

This month's NAEYC Member Spotlight focuses on Naila Nazeer, a preschool teacher with a plan and with a steady dedication to professional development.
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NAEYC CEO Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

Formar Conexiones. Abrir Camino Para la Compensación y las Prestaciones

Hay que centrar las prioridades en abordar la equidad por medio de igualar la compensación, los seguros médicos, y la jubilación para educadores de la niñez temprana entre los estados y los tipos de programas.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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NAEYC CEO Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

Making Connections. Unlocking Compensation and Benefits

As implementation of the Unifying Framework moves forward, priorities must be centered on addressing equity through scaling compensation, health insurance, and retirement benefits for early childhood educators across states and settings.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

From Our President. Helping Children Hear Their Song

How can we better implement practices that build relationships and create environments that support positive social and emotional growth?

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Authored by: Ann McClain Terrell
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

When in Doubt, Reach Out: Teaming Strategies for Inclusive Early Childhood Settings

In this article, we will weave strategies for fostering collaboration in inclusive early childhood settings by focusing on a child with delays in the social-emotional and communication domains.

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Authored by: Christine M. Spence Deserai Miller Catherine Corr Rosa Milagros Santos Brandie Bentley
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

Cultivating Self-Awareness in Our Work with Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families

While all aspects of self-care are important for early childhood educators’ well-being, in this article, we focus on how we, as educators of infants and toddlers, can cultivate self-awareness.

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Authored by: Holly Hatton-Bowers Elita Amini Virmani Laura Nathans Bridget A. Walsh Martha J. Buell Patricia Lanzon Sandra I. Plata-Potter Laura Anne Roe
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2021 Public Policy Forum - Advocacy in Action

Together, we are mobilizing for transformative changes in early childhood education! Explore (and contribute!) to this virtual space where we are showcasing our collective advocacy in action.
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Blog
February 25, 2021

Singing and Moving in the Time of COVID-19

Recognizing the importance of music and movement in early childhood, here are strategies for safer music and movement activities in person and virtually, based on recommendations from the CDC and recent research.

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Authored by: Karen Salvador Kerry B. Renzoni 
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DAP Symposium

Join the NAEYC learning community this June as we seek to ensure all young children have access to high-quality early learning.
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